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Law No. 1412 on Criminal Procedure, Türkiye


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Year of Version 2004 Dates Entry into force: April 20, 1929 Adopted: April 4, 1929 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes The notification by Turkey to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act deals with such matters as the identification and collection of evidence of crimes, indictment of persons who engage in crimes, the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of crimes, the procedure of criminal trials, seizure and confiscation of goods used in the crime.
Criminal procedure on intellectual property shall be initiated by complaints.
Article 423: Complaints shall be treated as an urgent matter. Cases treated as an urgent matter are dealt with during the period of judicial break (between 5 July-20 September).
Article 344/1-8: Pursuant to Article 75 of the Intellectual and Artistic Works Act, a private person has the right to initiate personal criminal proceedings, in addition to the public prosecutor. Nevertheless, in cases where the complaint is a requirement, if the public prosecutor is bringing action depends on his finding a clear public benefit to do so (Articles 346 and 347).'

Dünya Ticaret Orgütü aşağıdakileri bildirdi:
Kanun suclarin kanitlarinin belirlenmesi ve toplanmasi,suca karisanlarin iddianamelerinin hazirlanmasi, sorusturma, kovusturma, kararin tevhimi, ceza yargilama usulu, yakalama, sucta kullanilan esyalara el koyma, Fikri Haklarla ilgili ceza usulu sikayetciler tarafindan baslatilir.
344/1-8 : Fikir ve Sanat Eserleri Kaununun 75. maddesine gore Cumhuriyet Savcilarinin yaninda sahislar da cezai islemleri baslatma hakkina sahiptir.Sikayetin bir gereklilik oldugu durumlarda Cumhuriyet Savcisinin kamu davasi acmasi icin kamu menfaati olan acik deliler bulmasi gerekir.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Turkish 1412 sayılı Ceza Muhakemeleri Usulü Kanunu PDF HTML
Legislation Is repealed by (1 text(s)) Is repealed by (1 text(s))
Law No. 5320 of March 23, 2005 on the Enforcement and Application Procedure of the Criminal Procedure Code (as last amended by Law No. 6217 of March 31, 2011) (TR111)
Is superseded by (1 text(s)) Is superseded by (1 text(s))
Criminal Procedure Code (Law No. 5271 of December 4, 2004, as amended up to Law No. 6217 of March 31, 2011) (TR112)

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IP/N/TUR/2 page 26

WIPO Lex No. TR029