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Matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility - Cyprus


FINDING COMPETENT COURTS/AUTHORITIES

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Cyprus

Family law – matrimonial matters and matters of parental responsibility


Article 67 (a)

Article 67 (b)

Article 67 (c)

Articles 21 and 29

Article 33

Article 34

Article 67 (a)

The names, addresses and means of communication for the central authorities designated pursuant to Article 53;

Ministry of Justice and Public Order (Ypourgeío Dikaiosýnis kai Dimosías Táxeos)

International Legal Cooperation Unit (Monáda Diethnoús Nomikís Synergasías)

Leofóros Athalássas 125

Dasoúpoli 1461, Nicosia

Cyprus

Contact points:

Mrs Yioulíka Hadjiprodromou

Legal Officer

International Legal Cooperation Unit

Ministry of Justice and Public Order

Tel.: (+357) 22805943

Fax.: (+357) 22518328

Email: yhadjiprodromou@mjpo.gov.cy

Mrs Troodía Dionysíou

Administrative Officer

International Legal Cooperation Unit

Ministry of Justice and Public Order

Tel.: (+357) 22805932

Fax: (+357) 22518328

Email: tdionysiou@mjpo.gov.cy

Article 67 (b)

For the purposes of Articles 57(2) and 45(2), in addition to the official languages of Cyprus, i.e. Greek and Turkish, English is also accepted.

Article 67 (c)

For the certificate concerning rights of access and return of a child pursuant to Article 45(2):

For the purposes of Articles 57(2) and 45(2), in addition to the official languages of Cyprus, i.e. Greek and Turkish, English is also accepted.

Articles 21 and 29

Applications under Articles 21 and 29 are to be submitted to the following courts:

- in Cyprus

(a) Family Court (Oikogeneiakó Dikastírio) of Nicosia-Kyrenia;

(b) Family Court of Limassol-Paphos;

(c) Family Court of Larnaca-Famagusta.

Article 33

Appeals under Article 33 are to be lodged with the following courts:

- in Cyprus, the Family Court of Appeal (Devterobáthmio Oikogeneiakó Dikastírio).

Article 34

In Cyprus, for the purposes of Article 34, there is no mechanism by which a judgment given on appeal can be contested before a court of third instance.


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Last update: 18/04/2019