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The Cyprus swimming pool nightmare

Taking criminal proceedings against owners and Management Committees who fail to comply with the swimming pool law and regulations will damage the Cypriot economy – especially tourism.

Swimming pool owners face court action

The owners of unlicensed communal swimming pools are facing court action following inspections carried out by the Paphos Municipality who insist that pools must be licenced, inspected daily and a lifeguard appointed.

Swimming pools law to change?

Laws and regulations regarding the design, construction and authorisation of swimming pools may soon be revised as part of the package to reform Cyprus’ complex and time-consuming planning system.

Unlicensed pool owners in hot water

Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides has called on the police to bring the owners of unlicensed swimming pools to justice due to the serious safety concerns arising from the problem.

Unlicensed swimming pool health hazard

Unlicensed swimming pools in Paphos are a major health hazard – they lie half empty, some with stagnant water and this is attracting mosquitoes because no-one’s available to look after them.

Swimming pools law changes

A new law that will make a distinction between private and public swimming pools has been proposed by the Interior Ministry and a draft is currently being scrutinised by the Legal Service.

Residents in hot water over swimming pool regulations

A group of residents in Kato Paphos are demanding that the Cyprus laws on private swimming pools are updated after their passports were temporarily confiscated over non-compliance with regulations.

EC replies to legal rulings on Cyprus swimming pools

Antonio Tajani, the European Commissioner for Enterprise & Industry, has replied to a question raised by Arlene McCarthy MEP concerning the licensing of swimming pools in Cyprus and legal proceedings taken by the authorities against some owners.

MEP questions Cyprus swimming pool legal rulings

MEP Arlene McCarthy has called on the EC to ensure unfair legal proceedings against Cyprus swimming pool owners are halted and that the correct European standards are enforced.

Holiday home swimming pool safety

The safety of swimming pools, particularly in buy-to-let holiday homes, in Cyprus is a concern for both the owners of the holiday homes and those who rent them. The European Child Safety Alliance EuroSafe has published a document containing advice on how to protect youngsters in pools.

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