House hears of desperate need for law updates

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House hears of desperate need for law updates
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Fifty-seven years after Cyprus gained independence from Britain there are still laws referring to the queen instead of a president, MPs heard on Wednesday, as they discussed the need to enable the office of the law commissioner to produce more work.

Chairman of the House institutions committee, Zaharias Zahariou, said a lot had to be done to improve the department, created in 1971 and tasked with translating legislation from English, propose new laws, assist in processing bills, and modernising legislation in general.

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House hears of desperate need for law updates


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