Accessibility Statement for the Law Office of the Republic Website

The Law Office of the Republic is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

We take the following measures to ensure accessibility of our Website:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Our Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Law Office of the Republic Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Our Website is designed to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers.

In Internet Explorer 10, 11, and older browsers, some aspects of the Website may not display optimally. The Website is not designed for Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of the Website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations:

  • Javascript: In the case where Javascript is disabled on browsers, the following do not function properly (are not displayed) on the Website:
    1. Image Slider (Carousel)
    2. Search

Assessment approach

The Law Office of the Republic assessed the accessibility of its Website by self-evaluation.

Formal complaints

We aim to respond to accessibility feedback and to propose a solution within 30 business days.

In the case of continued non-compliance, the Department of Information Technology Services adopts the enforcement procedure as per Law 50(I)/2019. Precisely, you are entitled to escalate a written complaint to the Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation, and Digital Policy at Vyronos 29 Avenue, 1096 Nicosia - Cyprus and/ or info@dmrid.gov.cy.

In the case of bridge of the provisions of the Law 50(I)/2019, you are entitled to escalate the complaint to the Commissioner for Administration and the Protection of Human Rights (Ombudsman) at https://eforms.mof.gov.cy/eforms/eforms.nsf/complaintformombudsman_en/complaintformombudsman_en?OpenForm.

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by the:

  • Law Office of the Republic
  • Department of Information Technology Services

Date

This statement was generated on 22 February 2022 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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