HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 cc55-6W
Mr. Gill

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the Republic of Cyprus recognises the courts of the sovereign base areas and the judgments made in those courts.

Mr. Garel-Jones

The sovereign base areas are sovereign British territory under section 2 of the Cyprus Act 1960 and article 1 of the Treaty of Establishment, to which the Republic of Cyprus is a party. I shall write to my hon. Friend shortly about a recent judgment of the supreme court of the Republic of Cyprus concerning a motor insurance claim by a constituent of his.

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