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Original name: Ceza Muhakemesi Kanunu ile Bazi Kanunlarda Degişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun
Name: Act No. 6763 dated 24/11/2016 amending the criminal Procedure Code and some Acts.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-11-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi Gazette, 2016-11-24, No. 29906 (PDF in Turkish)
ISN: TUR-2016-L-105812
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=105812&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Resmi Gazette, 2016-11-24, No. 29906 PDF in Turkish PDF in Turkish
Official Gazette in Turkish Official Gazette in Turkish Turkey (consulted on 2017-12-30)
Abstract/Citation: Amends para 1 and 5 of article 8 of Labour Courts Act No. 5521 of 30 January 1950 (monetary limits).

Amends the New Turkish Criminal Code No. 5237 dated 26.09.2004 by adding a sentence to para 1 of article 54 (confiscation decision); amends para 1 and 4 of article 75 (prepayement cases), para 1 and 3 of article 103 (punishment for sexual exploitation of children), para 1 of article 158, para 1 of article 174, para 1 of article 179, para 4 of article 192, para 3 of article 227, para 1 of article 228, article 297 (sentences).

Amends various provisions of Act No. 5271 of 4 December 2004, Criminal Procedure Code: title and article 19 (venue of the hearing); para 4 of article 100, adds a new sentence to para 1 of article 105 (offenses committed within the framework of organizational activity); adds a para to article 112 (sanction in case of a violation of the judicial control order); amends para 2 (a) and point 9 of article 128 (organs or tissue trade); amends para 1, 4, 6, 8 and adds a new sentence after para 6 (time to render a decision); articles 139, 140, 191, 202, 232, 247, 248, 253, 254, 307 (drugs, organs or tissue trade, usury, documents considered as proof in front of courts, judgement reasoning, prosecutor, accused persons, conciliation desk, conciliation procedures undertaken by courts, resistance decisions).

Adds a temporary article 10 to Act No. 5320 of 23 March 2005 for the application of the Act No. 5271 of 4 December 2004 on procedures in penal judgements (procedure in case of resistance decisions).

Amends the Code of Civil Procedure (Act No. 6100 dated 12.01.2011): para 2, 3 and 4 of article 341 (replaces "one thousand five hundred" by "three thousand") and adds a new sentence after para 2 (non-pecuniary compensation cases); para 1 (a) and 2 of article 362 (replaces "twenty five thousand" with "forty thousand"); para 5 of article 373 (resistance décisions); adds an additional article 1 (Increasing monetary limits) and additional article 4 (resistance decisions).
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