Alien and Immigration Law Cyprus

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ALIENS

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CHAPTER 105. ALIENS AND IMMIGRATION. A LAW TO AMEND AND CONSOLIDATE THE LAWS RELATING TO ALIENS AND IMMIGRATION. -

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS. Sections 1. Short title 2. Interpretation 3. Approved ports 4. Immigration officers 5. Immigration officer to have powers of police officer 6. Prohibited immigrants 7. Power to prohibit entry in certain cases 7A. Marriage of convenience 7B. Advisory committee 7C. Hierarchical Appeal 70. Offences and penaillties 8. Certain persons to enter freely 9. Passports and visas 10. No alien to have an absolute right of entry 11. Special provisions relating to crews of ships or aircraft of friend1y States 12. Special provisions relating to persons entering or leaving the 8 Colony 13. Order to prohibited immigrant to leave the Colony 14. Deportation orders 14A. Deportation of working aliens 14B. Unlawful employment of an alien 14C. Taking of fingerprints 15. Repatriation of destitute employees 16. Recovery of expenses of deportation, etc 16A. Deportation expenses of a working immigrant. 17. Liability of ship or aircraft to repatriate prohibited immigrant 18. Power to search person and baggage of suspected immigrant 19. Offences and penalties 20. Power to Governor in Council to make Regulations 21. Saving Special provisions for granting permission to pupil or student. e... i' -

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1. This Law may be cited as the Aliens and Immigration Law. Short Cap. title 105

2 of 1972 54of1976'50 of 1988
197 of 1989

100(1)of 1996 43(1)of 1997 14(1)of 1998 22(1)of 2001 164(1)of 2001. 2.(1) In this Law, unless the context otherwise requiresInterpretation.

"alien" means a person who is not a British subject or a citizen the Irish Republic 8 or a native of the colony;

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"approved port" means a sea port or an air port declared by the Governor to be a port of entry or a port of departure for the purposes "Court" of this Law; means a District Court and includes, a member of such

Court;
"destitute person" means a person who, in the opinion of the Chief Immigration Officer, is or is likely to become incapable of supporting himself and his dependants or is likely to become a charge upon public funds; "enactment" means any Law and includes any public instrument made under the authority of any Law and any order made in the exercise 8 of powers conferred by any such public instrument;

"immigrant" means an alien who, not being a permanent resident therein, lawfully enters the Colony for the purpose of resident there permanently; "a marriage

of convenience"

means

a marriage

entered

into by a

2 of 22(1)of 2001.

citizen of the Republic or an alien residing permanently in the Republic of Cyprus and an alien exclusively aiming at the latter's entrance and residence in the Republic; means2 of 2 of 1972.

"native of the colony'

(a) citizen of the Republic

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an alien spouse of a citizen of the Republic, not divorced by a Court order, and residing with the husband for a term not less than one year. Under special circumstances, it is at the Chief Immigration Officer's ofdiscretion to consider anyas a native of of a citizen the Republic a person alien spouse the Colony, even if that person has resided with her husband for a term of less than one year

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a child, either adopted or not, according to the Law, 18 years of age any person of Cypriot origin from the father's side and while the parents where permanently residing in Cyprus at the time of his/her birth".

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"passport" means a valid passport issued to a person by or behalf of the Government of the...
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