House passes laws that effectively privatise beaches

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After a two hour marathon session in parliament on Friday, MPs voted in favour of laws that effectively allow the government to privatise beaches.

Greens MP Charalambos Theopemptou, who was vociferously against the bills, said the basis of Friday’s legislative change was that an area of the beach with a quay or a docking area can now be classed as state land.

“When you look at legislation on state land though, it includes an article which outlines that state land can be sold or leased,” he said.

The bills surrounding the laws were voted with 21 votes in favour by...


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House passes laws that effectively privatise beaches


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