MUNICIPALITY LAW

Law Number : 5393

Date of Adoption : June 3,2005

Date and No. of Publication in the Official Gazette : June 13,2005 - 25874


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PART ONE
General Provisions

CHAPTER ONE
Objective, Scope and Definitions

Objective

Article 1- The objective of this Law is to regulate the procedures and principles of the establishment, organs, administration, duties, authorities, responsibilities and functioning of the municipality.

 

Scope

Article 2- This Law covers the municipalities.

 

Definitons

Article 3- For the implementation of this Law;

a) “Municipality” means a public entity established in order to meet the local and common featured needs of the inhabitants of locality and its decision-making body is constituted by election of the voters and having administrative and financial autonomy.

b) “Municipal organs” means municipal assembly, municipal committe and mayor,

c) “Locality” means the place of residence which has municipality,

d) “Neighborhood” means the administrative unit within the municipal borders, which its needs and priorities suggest similar charactaristics and which has a neighborhood relationship among its inhabitants.

 

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