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  1. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 6763 dated 24/11/2016 amending the criminal Procedure Code and some Acts. (Ceza Muhakemesi Kanunu ile Bazi Kanunlarda Degişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun) - Official Gazette in Turkish

    Adoption: 2016-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-02 | TUR-2016-L-105812

    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).

  2. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 6715 dated 6 May 2016 amending Labour Law and Turkish Turkish Employment Agency Law. (Is Kanunu ile Turkiye is kurumu kanununda degisiklik yapilmasina dair kanun.) - Gazette in Turkish

    Adoption: 2016-05-06 | Date of entry into force: 2016-05-20 | TUR-2016-L-103260

    It amends Labour Law No. 4857 dated 22 May 2003 as follow:
    Article 7 (Temporary work relationship; special employment agency); rename the title of article 14 by "On-call and remote working" and adds a new para ("employment relationship established in writing between the employer and the employee based on rendering services within the scope of the work organisation established by the employer from outside of the workplace".); adds a new sentence to para 2 of article 63 (working time in the tourism sector; collective bargaining agreements); amends article 99 (fines in case of infringement of the Law); adds a temporary article 7 (exceptions for agreements concluded prior to the amendments to the Law).

    It amends Turkish Turkish Employment Agency Law No. 4904 dated 25 June 2003 as follow :
    It adds a definition to para 1 of article 2 (Private employment agency); amends article 17 (Establishment of private employment agencies, scope of activity, granting and supervising the authority to establish temporary business relations); amends article 18 (Authorisation to establish a private employment agency and the cancellation of the authority to establish temporary business relations); amends article 19 ("Rights and obligations of private employment agencies); amends article 20 (Administrative fines for activities conducted without authorisations).

  3. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 6552 dated 10.09.2014 to amend the Labour Act and some Acts and Decrees having force of Law and restructuring some public receivables. (Is Kanunu ile Bazi Kanun ve Kanun Hukmunde Kararnamelerde Degisiklik Yapilmasi ile Bazi Alacaklarin Yeniden Yapilandirilmasina Dair Kanun.) - Gazete in Turkish

    Adoption: 2014-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-11 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-04-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-01-10 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2014-05-13 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2015-01-01 | TUR-2014-L-97686

    It amends, inter alia, the following Acts:

    - Labour Act No. 4857 of 22 May 2003: article 3 para 1: replaces the words "6working days" with "30 working days" and amends its sentence 5 (appeal to court decision); adds a new sentence to article 18 para 1 (seniority for underground workers); amends para 5 of article 36 (payment of subcontractors); adds a new para following para 8 of article 41 (extra-working hours for underground workers); adds a new sentence to para 4 of article 53 (additional 4 days paid leave for underground workers); adds a new para to article 56 (subcontractors); adds a new sentence to para 1 of article 63 (working hours of underground workers); adds paragraphs to article 112 (subcontractors).
    - Act No. 6331 on Occupational Health and Safety dated 20 June 2012: adds a new point (e) to para 2 of article 2 (maritime transport); para 1 of article 6 (health services); para 2 of article 15 (occupational health reports); para 1 (b) of article 30 (occupational health and security).
    - Act No. 6356 on Trade Unions and Collective Labour Agreement dated 18 October 2012: adds a new point (10) to article 26 (payment of premiums); para 1 and 2 of article 41 (percentages); adds an additional article 1 (quota).
    - Act No. 4817 on work permits for foreigners dated 27 February 2003: article 6 (work permits).
    - Act No. 4447 of 25 August 1999 establishing Unemployment Insurance: para 3 of article 46 (works under contract); adds a new sentence to para 3 of article 50 (court case).
    - Social Security Institution Act No. 5502 dated 16 May 2006: para 1 of article 3 (educational activities); adds a point (ç) to para 1 of article 23 (education, research); adds a new article 25/B (duties of the education, research and development institution); adds a new para to article 28 (employment of experts); para 2 of article 29 (education, research and development institution); amends para (d) of para 1 of article 34 (use of incomes) and adds a new para (h) (incomes); adds a new para after para 4 of article 35 (protection of personal data of insured persons); amends article 36 (exemptions); amends annex 1 (education, research and development).
    - Social Insurance and General Health Insurance Act No. 5510 of 31 May 2006: amends article 6 (international conventions on social security); replaces the number "55" by "50" of para 6 of article 28 and changes the word "invalid" by "heavy handicapped"; adds a new sentence to para 1 of article 40 (calculation of premiums, etc.); amends point (a) of para 1 of article 41 (calculation of payment of paid leaves for birth); adds a new sentence after first sentence of para 6 of article 61 (students); replaces the number "2" by "3" of point (e) of para 1 of article 63; amends para 1 (b) of article 64 (contracts, private health services); article 68 para 5 is amended (treatments); adds a new para to article 72 (medical researches); amends sentence 2 of para 10 of article 73 and adds a new para (payments); amends para 1 of article 82 (work abroad); adds a new point g) after para 21 of article 88 (declarations); changes the words "six months" with "twelve months" of para 4 article 97; adds a new para to article 103 (inspections); adds an additional article 9 (insurance of home services workers); adds new paragraphs after para 3 of article 41 (immovable properties of the institution); adds temporary articles 53 (income tests), 54 (registration of chamber of commerce, etc.), 55 (deadline for payment of debts), 56 (applications deadlines), 57 (payment of debts), 58 (statistics), 59 (payment of salaries to insured miners dead in the accident of Manisa on 13.5.2014) and temporary article 60 (reorganisation for the payment of debts).
    -Labour Courts Act No. 5521 of 30 January 1950: it adds a new para to article 7 (application to social security institution before filling court case).

  4. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 5951 amending the Act No. 6183 concerning debt collection procedures by public law and amending some other Acts. (Amme Alacaklarının Tahsil Usulü Hakkında Kanun ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun) - Gazette in Turkish

    Adoption: 2010-01-28 | TUR-2010-L-85552

    Amends, inter alia, the following Acts:
    - Act No. 2822 of 5 May 1983 on collective agreement, strike and lock-out. Amends the last sentence of Art. 12(3) (determination of the competent union and the organisation of statistics);
    - Act No. 4447 of 25 August 1999 establishing Unemployment Insurance: Adds a new point f) to Art. 53(3)(B) (application for short-term employment); temporary Art. 8(1), in the first sentence it replaces the words "2008 and 2009" with "2008, 2009 and 2010"; temporary Art. 9 (1), first sentence, it replaces the words "for April" with "for October"; "until 31/12/09" with "Until 31/12/2010"; "31/12/09 until 30/06/10" with "31/12/2010 until 30.06.11"; - Act No. 4817 on work permits for foreigners: amends Art. 12 (applications done abroad);
    - Act No. 4904 of 25 June 2003 on the Turkish Employment Agency: amends Art. 13(6) and (8) (workforce training activities and the results are controlled by the Supervisory Board);
    - Social Insurance and General Health Insurance Act No. 5510 of 31 May 2006: adds a temporary Article 26 (Insured and Rights owners)

  5. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 5308 of 2 March 2005 amending the Labour Courts Act No. 5521 of 30 January 1950.

    Adoption: 2005-03-02 | Date of entry into force: 2005-04-01 | TUR-2005-L-72053

    Amends the article 8 concerning the right to appeal and adds a temporary provision No 1.

  6. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 4884 dated 11.06.2003 to amend Turkish Commercial Act, Tax Procedure Act, Stamp Duty Act, Labour Act and Social Insurance Act. - Resmî Gazete on-line (in Turkish)

    Adoption: 2003-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-06-17 | TUR-2003-L-77386

    It amends Articles 69 paragraph 1 (concerning the obligation of certification and declaration), 273 (concerning the authorization to be obtained by the state for the establishment), 386 (concerning publication and notification), 510 paragraph 1 (concerning the registration) of the Turkish Commercial Act No. 6762 dated 29.06.1956.
    It also repeals paragraph 1 of Article 509, paragraph 3 of Article 510 and Article 514 of the Turkish Commercial Act No. 6762 dated 29.06.1956.

    It adds a sentence to Article 3, after paragraph 2 (concerning the declaration of establishments and in particular the formalities to be undertaken towards the Ministry of Labour and Social Security) of Labour Act No. 4857 of 22 May 2003.

    It adds a provision following Article 8, paragraph 1 (concerning the notification of workplaces and in particular the declaration of insured persons and the penalty to be applied in case of non-respect of this obligation in line with Article 140(a) of this Act) of Social Insurance Act No. 506 dated 17.07.1964.

  7. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act No. 4857 of 22 May 2003. - English translation

    Adoption: 2003-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2003-06-10 | TUR-2003-L-64083

    New Labour Act replacing the former one from 1971. Contains 122 sections amending main labour concepts of employer, employment relation, sub-contractor and temporary employment. Also deals with various types of labour contract according to job duration, and with conditions of termination of employment. Incorporates the principle of equality of treatment which was previously regulated under the Constitution. Also deals with wages, work organisation, work duration, occupational health and safety, placement, labour inspection and administrative sanctions. Unofficial English translation.

  8. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act No. 2457 of 8 May 1981 amending Article 20 of the Maritime Labour Act No. 854 of 20 April 1967 and Article 14 of the Labour Act No. 1474 and inserting a new paragraph in this article.

    Adoption: 1981-05-05 | TUR-1981-L-10997

  9. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Act 2320 of 17 October 1980 amending Labour Act No. 1475 of 25 August 1971 amended by Act No. 1927 of 4 July 1975 by inserting a new paragraph to Article 98 and amending paragraph 7 of Article 25 of the Income Tax Act No. 193 amended by Act No. 1927 and abrogating Article 6 of Act No. 1927.

    Adoption: 1980-10-17 | TUR-1980-L-11773

  10. Turkey - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Act. No. 1475.

    Adoption: 1971-08-25 | TUR-1971-L-16999

    Available in English.


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