Republic of Cyprus
Department of Labour Relations


Shop hours for the Christmas period

D.L.R. 19/01/C
The Shop Assistants Laws
(Cap. 185 and amending Laws of 1979 to 2003)

Labour Relations Service of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance notifies all interested parties that, according to the provisions of the Shop Assistants Laws (Cap. 185 and amending Laws of 1979 to 2003), the shops closing hours for the Christmas period (12/12/05 to 31/12/05) will be:

- Monday up to Sunday: up to 8 p.m.
- 24/12 and 31/12: up to 7 p.m.
- 25/12 and 26/12: closed

It must be noted that all Christmas events organised by shops must be scheduled during the shop opening hours.

The Ministry warns that any offenders of the Law will be prosecuted by the Police. Finally, it is pointed out that the Law provides for fines up to £2.000 and / or imprisonment up to 12 months.


22 November 2005

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