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Original name: Türk Ceza Kanunu
Name: New Turkish Criminal Code No. 5237 dated 26.09.2004.
Country: Türkiye
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-09-26
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi gazete, 2004-10-12, No. 25611
ISN: TUR-2004-L-77393
Bibliography: Resmi gazete, 2004-10-12, No. 25611
Turkish Penal Code [in Turkish and English], 2007, Vahit Biçak and Edward Grieves, Seçkin, Ankara, Turkey, ISBN: 978-975-02-0560-6, 864 pages
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Legislationline, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights PDF PDF (consulted on 2008-02-22)
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Refworld, UNHCR - the UN Refugee Agency PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-24)
Gazette in Turkish Gazette in Turkish Resmi Gazete, Turkey PDF in Turkish PDF in Turkish (consulted on 2011-01-24)
Abstract/Citation: It is divided into two books: General Provisions (which is divided into three parts: 1.basic principals, definitions and scope;2. Principals on penal liability;3. Sanctions) and Special Provisions (divided into four parts: 1. International crimes;2. Crimes againts persons; 3. Crimes againts society; 4. Crimes againts Nation and State, and final provisions.)
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