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Name: Law No. 179(I) amending the Law on the Registration of Farmers (No. 32 of 1987).
Country: Cyprus
Subject(s): Agriculture workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2011-12-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Episimi Efimeris, 2011-12-23, Part I(I), No. 4313, pp. 1493-1499 (Text in Greek)
ISN: CYP-2011-L-89700
Bibliography: Episimi Efimeris, 2011-12-23, Part I(I), No. 4313, pp. 1493-1499 Text in Greek Text in Greek
Abstract/Citation: Amending the following articles of Law No. 32 of 1987 as amended to Law No. 150(I) of 2004:

Article 2: adds definition of the term "exercising an agricultural activity".
Adds article 2A with a more detailed analysis of the profession of farmer.
Article 3: adds a new para concerning the role of the Council.
Article 4: adds a sub-para concerning the need for language skills for exercising the profession of famrer. Replaces sub-para 2 with a new sub-para concerning the procedure of applications submission by citizens of EU member states and a new sub-para 3 concerning the evaluation of applications by the Council.
Article 11C: replaces the phrase "registered in the registry of farmers who provide services" with the phrase "who provide services to the Republic according to article 11A"
Article 15: adds a new article 15A concerning the appointment and competences of the authorized officer.
Article 30: replaces the 12th paragraph with a new paragraph concerning the determination and publication of the criteria for the exercise of the profession of farmer based on the academic qualifications. Adds a 13th paragraph confirming that every issue can and should be determined.

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