Cyprus - NPM Resources

Opcat status

OPCAT Ratification April 29, 2009
UNCAT Ratification July 18, 1991
SPT Member Mr Petros Michaelidis (2011-2014; 2017-2020)
NPM Type

Ombuds Institution

NPM Legal Framework

Law 2 (III)/2009 ratifying the OPCAT and designating the Commissioner for Administration and Human Rights as the NPM (27 March 2009)

Commissioner for Administration's Act

Human Resources

The NPM unit is composed of two staff members of the Ombuds Institution Office who are also dealing with complaints. Both staff members have a legal background.

Financial Resources

The budget of the Ombuds Institution does not include a separate budget for the NPM activities.