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Original name: Türk Ceza Kanunu ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun
Name: Act No. 5918 dated 26/06/2009 to amend the Turkish Criminal Code and other Acts.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-06-26
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi Gazete, 2009-07-09, No. 27283, pp. 11-12
ISN: TUR-2009-L-82447
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=82447&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Resmi Gazete, 2009-07-09, No. 27283, pp. 11-12
Turkish Gazette Turkish Gazette Resmi Gazette, Turkey PDF in Turkish PDF in Turkish (consulted on 2009-12-08)
Abstract/Citation: Repeals para 1 (h) of Article 13 of the Turkish Criminal Code No. 5237 and adds a paragraph to Article 55 (conditions for the release of the goods). Amends Article 165 (punishment in case of selling/buying, etc. of stolen goods) and adds a paragraph to Article 254 (corruption of foreign public servant). It amends Article 282 para 1 (value of assets), adds a para 2 to the same Article (value of assets) and other paragraphs linked to the previous ones.

It adds a para to Article 3 of Act No. 5271 dated 04/12/2004 on the reasoning to adopt in a penal judgement (competence of the military courts). Amends para 1 (a) of Article 250 of Act No. 5271 (trade of drugs) and replaces some words of the last sentence. Adds a sentence to para 3 of Article 253 (crime and mediation). Articles 3 and 250 applicable to pending investigations.
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