Artikel: 19

"... the Government of the Republic of Cyprus reserves the right under para. (1) of Article 19 to refuse to recognize a divorce or legal separation between two spouses who, at the time of the divorce or legal separation, were both citizens of the Republic of Cyprus and of no other State and a law other than that indicated by the rules of Private International Law obtaining in Cyprus was applied, unless the result reached is the same as that which would have been reached by applying the law indicated by those rules."