Fiches Belges
Measure Implementation
Measure possibility

Legal Framework
Applicable Framework

Competent authority
Request/decision
Execute/recognise measure

Accepted Languages
Languages

Execution Deadline
Deadlines

Legal info
Special requirements
Other information

Fiches Belges: Cyprus

European Protection Order (906)

1. MEASURE IMPLEMENTATION

Cyprus

Is this measure possible in your Member State under International Judicial Cooperation?

Yes, it is possible under the European Protection Order Law(Law No.156(I)/2015).

2. LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Cyprus

International legal framework applicable for this measure in your Member State

Directive 2011/99/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on the European Protection Order. Council Framework Decision 2009/829/JHA2008/947/JHA of 27 November 2008 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to judgments and probation decisions with a view to the supervision of probation measures and alternative sanctions. Council Framework Decision 2009/829/JHA of 23 October 2009 on the application, between Member States of the European Union, of the principle of mutual recognition to decisions on supervision measures as an alternative to provisional detention.

3. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO:

Cyprus

* receive the request/decision for judicial cooperation

The competent authority in the Republic to receive the request/decision issued by another Member State is the District Court in the territorial jurisdiction of which the protected person resides. In cases where the protected person does not reside in Cyprus, the competent authority to receive the request/decision is the Nicosia District Court. The Ministry of Justice and Public Order assists the competent authorities during the transmission and receipt of the decision and the certificate and in relation to the formal correspondence.

* execute/recognise the measure (if other than the receiving authority)

N/A

4. ACCEPTED LANGUAGES

Cyprus

Accepted languages for the request/decision

The European protection order and the certificate referred to in article 6(1) of Directive 2011/99/EU should be translatedeither in Greek or English.

5. EXECUTION DEADLINE

Cyprus

Deadlines for the execution of the request/decision (where applicable)

N/A

6. CONCISE LEGAL PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Cyprus

a. Special requirements

N/A

b. Other useful information

N/A

Last reviewed on 13 February 2017 by EJN Secretariat

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