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COMMITTEE FOR THE CONDITIONS OF SERVICE IN CATERING ESTABLISHMENTS
This Committee is a permanent Tripartite Committee, which is responsible for the application and enforcement of the terms and conditions of employment in the Catering Industry.

COMMITTEE FOR THE CONDITIONS OF SERVICE IN HOTELS
This Committee is a permanent Tripartite Committee, which is responsible for the application and the enforcement of the terms and conditions of employment in the Hotel Industry.




1. Committee for the Conditions of Service in Catering Establishments

    1.1 Establishment
    The Committee for the Conditions of Service in Catering Establishments was established by virtue of Article 3 of the Catering Employees (Conditions of Service) Laws 1968 to 2002. The Committee is a permanent Tripartite Committee, and is responsible for the application and enforcement of the abovementioned Regulations.

    The Director of the Department of Labour Relations presides over the Committee, representing the Director General of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, whose responsibilities are to ensure the enforcement of the Committee's decisions.

    1.2. Members of the Committee
    The members of the Committee are defined by Article 3, of the Catering Employees (Conditions of Service) Laws of 1968 to 2002 and are the following:
      • The Director General of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, or his/her representative, as President.
      • The Director General of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, or his/her representative.
      • Two persons, appointed by the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, after consultation with any interested representative employers organisation, or if such organisation does not exist, two employers appointed by the Minister.
      • Two persons, appointed by the Minister after consultation with any representative workers' organisation.

    The members of the Committee are appointed after consultation with their organisation and their term of office lasts for 3 years.


    1.3. Powers and Duties of the Committee
    The main duties of the Committee are to ensure for the application and enforcement of the provisions of the Legislation regarding Catering Employees.

    The Committee examines complaints and has the power to ensure that any offenders are prosecuted.

    Analytically, the Committee’s terms of reference are as follows:
      • The Committee is responsible for the enforcement of the provisions of the Law and the Regulations and ensures that offenders are prosecuted.
      • The Committee has the power to issue permanent orders and instructions with a view to ensuring the smooth and effective application and operation of the provisions of the Law and the Regulations.
      • Provided that any instructions of the Attorney General of the Republic are being met, the Committee, through its President, may prosecute any offender who violates the Law or the Regulations. The Republic undertakes to pay any expenses arising from such prosecution.
      • The Committee may issue internal regulations that govern its operation.

    In case that an employee or an interested party wishes to submit a complaint in regards to the terms and conditions of employment in the catering industry, he/she can do so by:

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    2. Committee for the Conditions of Service in Hotels.

    2.1. Establishment
    The Committee for the Conditions of Service in Hotels was established by virtue of Regulation 3 of the Hotel Employees (Conditions of Service) Regulations of 1972 to 2002. The Committee is a permanent Tripartite Committee, and is responsible for the application and the enforcement of the abovementioned Regulations.

    The Director of the Department of Labour Relations presides over the Committee, representing the Director General of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance, whose responsibilities are to ensure the enforcement of the Committee's decisions.


    2.2. Members of the Committee
      • The members of the Committee are defined by Regulation 3, of the Hotel Employees (Conditions of Service) Regulations of 1972 to 2002 and are the following:
      • The Director General of the Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, or his/her representative, as President.
      • The Director General of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, or his/her representative.
      • Two persons, appointed by the Minister of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, after consultation with any interested representative employers organisation, or if such organisation does not exist, two employers appointed by the Minister.
      • Two persons, appointed by the Minister after consultation with any representative workers' organisation.
    The members of the Committee are appointed after consultation with their organisation and their term of office lasts 3 years.


    2.3. Powers and Duties of the Committee
    The main duties of the Committee are to ensure for the application and enforcement of the provisions of the Hotel Employees (Conditions of Service) Regulations.

    The Committee examines complaints and has the power to ensure that any offenders are prosecuted.

    Analytically, the Committee’s terms of reference are the following:
      • The observance and enforcement of the Regulations.
      • The examination of complaints regarding the application of the Regulations, from any interested party.
      • To ensure that offenders are prosecuted.
      • The Committee has the power to issue permanent instructions or orders with a view to ensuring the effective implementation and enforcement of the provisions of the Regulations.
      • Provided that any instructions of the Attorney General of the Republic are being met, the Committee, through its President, may prosecute any offender who violates the Law or the Regulations. The Republic undertakes to pay any expenses arising from such prosecution.
      • The Committee may issue internal regulations that govern its operation.


    In case that an employee or an interested party wishes to submit a complaint in regards to the terms and conditions of employment in the hotel industry, he/she can do so by:
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