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Cyprus in the dock over second home restrictions

The Republic of Cyprus may be about to face the wrath of the European Court of Justice over its delay in amending legislation restricting European Union and EEC nationals from acquiring second homes on the Island.

Cyprus legal system has reached crisis point

Legal professionals in Cyprus warn that if changes are not made soon, the courts will be failing in their most basic function, to deliver timely justice.

Orams decision could open Pandora’s Box

The Court of Appeal decision requiring the Orams to demolish their house in occupied northern Cyprus could open Pandora’s Box enabling Turkish Cypriots to demand compensation for the loss of use of their properties and restitution.

Reactions to the Orams ruling

In the past few days the Cyprus press has reported comments and reactions to the Court of Appeal’s ruling on the Orams case, which has far-reaching implications for those living in the divided island.

Orams ruling eagerly anticipated

In the on-going case against the Orams, who acquired a house built on land usurped from its Greek Cypriot owner in the Turkish occupied northern area of Cyprus, the ruling of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales is eagerly anticipated.

Orams case back in UK court today

Following the European Court of Justice ruling that a judgement ordering the Orams to demolish their house must be recognized by EU countries, Melitis Apostolides begins his appeal against an earlier British High Court ruling today.

EU acts against Cyprus over estate agent curbs

Brussels considers that Cyprus’ estate agents law that imposes conditions on the professional requirements of estate agents from other EU member states is incompatible with European rules.

Cyprus government in incestuous relationships

In Cyprus, developers can truly be regarded as a ‘protected species’, one that the Cyprus government is prepared to protect to the last; not least because of the incestuous financial relationships they together enjoy.

Legal stakes raised in Cyprus Title Deed scandal

A case about to come before the UK High Court in London against several Cypriot developers and lawyers could help to create a healthy property system in Cyprus according to Dr Katherine Alexander-Theodotou.

Cyprus courts in chaos

A letter from a lawyer published in the Cyprus Mail recently suggested that property buyers who had run into difficulties legal with their developer could seek redress through the courts.

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