Under section 22 of the Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes Law of 2017 (L.85(I)/2017) (hereinafter “Law”), the Consumer Protection Authority (hereinafter “CPA”) of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus has approved the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law, Alternative and Innovative Methods (ICLAIM) as an Alternative Dispute Resolution (hereinafter “ADR”) entity for (a) consumer goods contracts (online and non-online) as well as (b) consumer services contracts (online and non-online), including financial contracts, but excluding construction contracts, to be registered as “ICLAIM” in the register of entities for ADR kept by the CPA under the aforementioned Law. This register will be uploaded onto the CPA’s website as well as the European Commission’s website. The first day of operation of ICLAIM as an ADR entity will be the 8 th June 2018.