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Turkish Criminal Code of 2004 (selected provisions related to women)

Sections: Second Volume: Special Provisions – Second Chapter: Offences against Individuals – Fifth Section: Causing Abortion, Abortion and Sterilization Second Volume: Special Provisions – Second Chapter: Offences against Individuals – Sixth Section: Offences against Sexual Immunity Second Volume: Special Provisions – Third Chapter: Offences against Community  - Seventh Section: Offences against General Ethics Second Volume: [...]

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Turkish Criminal Code of 2004 (selected provisions related to women) – Volume 2: Special Provisions – Chapter 2: Offences against Individuals – Section 6: Offences against Sexual Immunity

Sexual abuse ARTICLE 102- (1) Any person who attempts to violate sexual immunity of a person, is sentenced to imprisonment from two years to seven years upon compliant of the victim. (2) In case of commission of offense by inserting an organ or instrument into a body, the offender is punished with imprisonment from seven [...]

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Turkish Criminal Code of 2004 (selected provisions related to women) – Volume 2: Special Provisions – Chapter 3: Offences against Community – Section 7: Offences against General Ethics

Impudent acts ARTICLE 225-(1) Any person who openly enters in sexual intercourse or exposes one’s self is punished with imprisonment from six months to one year. Indecency ARTICLE 226-(1) Any person who involves in an unlawful act; a) By allowing a child to watch indecent scene or a product, or to or hear shameful words, [...]

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Turkish Criminal Code of 2004 (selected provisions related to women) – Volume 2: Special Provisions – Chapter 3: Offences against Community – Section 8: Offences against Family Order

Multiple or fraudulent marriage, religious marriage ceremony ARTICLE 230-(1) A person who marries to another person although he/she is legally married at that time is punished with imprisonment from six months to two years. (2) Any person who officially gets married to a person known as married to another person although he is bachelor, is [...]

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Law on the Protection of the Family No. 4320 of Turkey (1998)

Clause 1- If a spouse or child or another member of the family living under the same roof is subject to abuse, and notification is made either by the victim or by the Public Prosecutor, in addition to the provisions of the Turkish Civil Code, taking into consideration the specific circumstances, a Justice of the Peace can [...]

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Nationality Law No. 5901 of Turkey (2009) – 5: Miscellaneous Provisions

Citizens of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Article 42- (1) Citizens of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus who apply to acquire Turkish citizenship shall acquire citizenship provided that they declare their wish in written. (2) For those who acquired citizenship of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus afterwards, the provisions stipulated in Article 11 shall be [...]

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Nationality Law No. 5901 of Turkey (2009) – 4: Common Provisions

Proving of Turkish Citizenship Article 36-(1) The act of proving Turkish citizenship shall not be restricted to any pattern. (2) The official papers and documents mentioned below shall constitute valid evidence that the person concerned is a Turkish citizen, until the contrary is established. a. Certificate of birth b. Identification certificates c. Passport or documents, [...]

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Nationality Law No. 5901 of Turkey (2009) – 3: Loss of Turkish Citizenship

Loss of Turkish Citizenship Article 23-(1) Turkish citizenship shall be lost by the decision of the competent authority or by using right of choice. Ways of Loss of Turkish Citizenship by decision of competent authorities Article 24 (1) Loss of Turkish citizenship by the decision of the competent authority shall happen by renunciation, revocation and [...]

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Nationality Law No. 5901 of Turkey (2009) – 2: Acquiring Turkish Citizenship

Ways of Acquiring Turkish Citizenship: Article 5- (1) Turkish citizenship is acquired by birth or after birth. Citizenship acquired by birth Article 6- (1) Turkish citizenship by birth can be acquired by place of birth and/or descent. Citizenship by birth is acquired at the moment of birth. Descent (Kinship Tie) Article 7- (1) A child [...]

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Nationality Law No. 5901 of Turkey (2009) – 1: Objective, Scope, Definitions and Implementation of Citizenship Services

Objective Article 1- (1) The objective of this law is to define the principles and procedures regarding the conduct of operations and transactions for acquisition and loss of Turkish citizenship. Scope Article 2- (1) This Law covers regulation of principles regarding acquisition and loss of Turkish citizenship and the procedures on the implementation of citizenship [...]

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