Akrotiri And Dhekelia / Useful Notes - TV Tropes
Since this time the Labour government under whom the proposal appeared has been replaced in election by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition and in a defence review the issue dating tg green cornishware not mentioned.
Greek Cypriots fleeing from the Turks were permitted to travel through the Dhekelia base, and were given humanitarian aid. Estimates for the claimed debt range from several hundred thousand to over one billion euros. The Administrator is officially appointed by the British monarch, on the advice of the Ministry of Defence.
Amateur Radio The bases are issued different amateur radio call signs from the Republic of Cyprus. After the intercommunal conflict of —64 it stopped, claiming there was no guarantee that both communities would benefit equally from that money. In Julyviolent protests were held at the bases by local Cypriots, angry at British plans to construct radio masts at the bases, as part of an upgrade of British military communication posts around the world.
It has no formal connection with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office or the British High Commission in Nicosia, although there are close informal links with both offices on policy matters. Not to set up or permit the establishment of civilian commercial or industrial enterprises except insofar as these are connected with military requirements, and not otherwise to impair the economic commercial or industrial unity and life of the Island.
Not to allow new settlement of people in the Sovereign Base Areas other than for temporary purposes.
This consists of the laws of the Colony of Cyprus as at Augustamended as necessary. This is the basic philosophy of their administration as declared by Her Majesty's Government in 'Appendix O' to the treaty with Cyprus, which provided that the British government intended: The laws of Akrotiri and Dhekelia are kept, as far as possible, the same as the laws of Cyprus.
Infollowing a military coup by the Greek-Cypriot National Guard attempting to achieve enosis union with GreeceTurkey invaded the north of Cyprusleading to the establishment of the internationally unrecognised Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Not to expropriate private property within the Sovereign Base Areas except for military purposes on payment of fair compensation. Not to establish commercial or civilian seaports or airports.
No elections are held in the Bases, although British citizens are normally entitled to vote in United Kingdom elections as British Forces or overseas electors. The British government denied these claims.
The territory is composed of two Base Areas: The Akrotic-Dhecelic flag This flag is the unofficial flag of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, widely used within the territory and by the Dhekelia Garrison, while the British Union Jack is the official flag.
Locals had claimed the masts would endanger local lives and cause cancer, as well as have a negative impact on wildlife in the area.
Dispute with Cyprus For four years after Cypriot independence inthe British government supported the Republic of Cyprus financially. Under ITU regulations it is illegal for an amateur radio operator to communicate via radio with a call sign issued by a state not recognised as a member of the ITU, with the exception of a true emergency. The Turkish advance halted when it reached the edge of the Sovereign Base Area to avoid military conflict with the United Kingdom.
Not to develop the Sovereign Base Areas for other than military purposes. The areas also have their own legal system, distinct from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Cyprus, which consists of the laws of the Colony of Cyprus as of Augustamended as necessary.
The Administrator has all the executive and legislative authority of a Governor of an overseas territory. The laws of Akrotiri and Dhekelia are closely aligned with, and in some cases identical to, the laws operating within the Republic of Cyprus.
The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus uses the unallocated call sign prefix of "1B", but this is only recognized internationally by Turkey. Not to set up and administer "colonies".
The Cypriot government is still claiming money for the years from to now although to date has taken no international legal action to test the validity of its claim.