Significant amendments have been made to the Advocates Law which is the law that regulates the legal profession in the Republic of Cyprus. Particularly the following amendments were made:

(i) Registered advocates of the Republic of Cyprus are enabled provided they wish to practice law in another member state under the professional title of the Republic of Cyprus, to enroll themselves in a special section of the Register of Lawyers who exercise the profession and

(ii) For the issuance of the annual leave of a lawyer to exercise the activities of a lawyer in another Member State under the professional title of the Republic, there is no longer the requirement of having a permanent residence in Cyprus or holding an office, during the time he or she carries out the activities of a lawyer in another Member State.