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Name: Act No. 5560 dated 06/12/2006 to amend several Acts.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-12-06
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi gazete, 2006-12-19, No. 26381
ISN: TUR-2005-L-77322
Bibliography: Resmi gazete, 2006-12-19, No. 26381
ResmÓ Gazete on-line (in Turkish) ResmÓ Gazete on-line (in Turkish) Government of Turkey, 6 p. (consulted on 2008-01-24)
Abstract/Citation: Amends Articles 4 (repeals the sentence in first paragraph "lower and high limit...fixed figure), 5 (repeals the sentence in second paragraph "lower and high limit...fixed figure), 6 (concerning the entry into force of some dispositions) and temporary Article 1 (replaces the date 31/12/2006 by 31/12/2008) of Act No. 5252 dated 04/11/2004 for the enforcement and application of the Turkish Criminal Code.
It amends Articles 61 (concerning administrative fines), 73 (repeals the word "settlement"), 80 (concerning sentences in case of forced labour, forced prostitution, threat, etc.), 87 (sanctions in case of intentional injure), 89 (concerning injure by negligence), 142 (concerning theft), 191 (concerning drugs), 221 (concerning penitence), 227 (concerning psychological therapy), 234 (concerning sanctions for keeping a child even with his consent) and 245 of the Criminal Code No. 5237 dated 26/09/2004.
It amends Articles 6, 100, 102, 109, 146, 150, 171, 231, 253, 254, 309, 310 and 325 of Act No. 5271 dated 04/12/2004 on the reasoning to adopt in a penal judgement.
Amended text(s):

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