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Name: Act No. 5678 dated 31/05/2007 to amend the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey No. 2709.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-05-31
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi gazete, 2007-06-16, No. 26554
ISN: TUR-2007-L-77317
Bibliography: Resmi gazete, 2007-06-16, No. 26554
ResmÓ Gazete on-line (in Turkish) ResmÓ Gazete on-line (in Turkish) Government of Turkey, 1 page (consulted on 2008-01-24)
Abstract/Citation: It amends:
Article 77 of the Constitution by replacing the word "five" by "four";
Article 79 paragraph 2 concerning the General Administration and Supervision of Elections by adding after the words "election returns" the "election returns of the President" and in the last paragraph, after the word "referendum" adds the words "election of the president of the Republic by referendum";
Article 96, paragraph one concerning the quorums required for sessions and decisions;
Article 101 concerning the qualifications and impartiality of the President of the Republic, Article 102 concerning the election;
It adds a temporary Articles 18 and 19 concerning the election of the President of the Republic and the consequences on Laws.
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