Cyprus

Region
Asia-Pacific
Regional Court
European Court of Human Rights
Regional Organisations
European Court of Human Rights
Commonwealth
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe
European Union
Council of Europe
Legal System
Mixed
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
Not Party
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
Not Party
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
11 May 1962
1966 ICCPR
02 April 1969
1930 Forced Labour Convention
23 September 1960
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
01 February 2017
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
23 September 1960
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
27 November 2000
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
06 August 2003
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
07 March 2002

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
Provisions related to slavery are found in the Constitution at article 10(1) which declares that no person shall be held in slavery. Article 8 of Law on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims also makes slavery through the specified means a prohibited form of labour exploitation.   
Provisions related to institutions and practices similar to slavery are found in the Law on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims, which makes practices similar to slavery a prohibited form of labour exploitation.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Constitution at article 10(1) which declares that no person shall be held in servitude. Article 8 of Law on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims also makes servitude a prohibited form of labour exploitation.   
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Constitution which prohibits forced labour at article 10(2). Article 8 of the Law on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims also makes forced work or services a prohibited form of labour exploitation. 
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Law on the Prevention, Fighting against Trafficking in and Exploitation of Human Beings and Protection of Victims which prohibits trafficking at article 6.

Legislative Provisions

AWAD REPORT

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF CYPRUS 1960 (REV. 2013)

CYPRIOT CRIMINAL CODE 1998

LAW NO 60 OF 2014 ON THE PREVENTION, FIGHTING AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN AND EXPLOITATION OF HUMAN BEINGS AND PROTECTION OF VICTIMS

MARRIAGE LAW 2003

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