House to vote on paternity leave, benefits for unmarried fathers

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The House plenum will on Wednesday vote on whether it accepts or rejects the president’s referral of a bill that granted paternity leave and benefits to unmarried couples.

The bill – tabled by main opposition Akel – had passed by majority, but president Nicos Anastasiades refused to sign it and sent it back to parliament.

The president said the law breached articles 80 and 54 of the constitution.

Article 80.2. states that “No Bill relating to an increase in budgetary expenditure can be introduced by any Representative.”

The government says extending...


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House to vote on paternity leave, benefits for unmarried fathers


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