Law Number : 6283

Date of Adoption : February 25,1954

Date and No. of Publication in the Official Gazette : March 2,1954 - 8647

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Article 1 – (As amended: April 25,2007 - 5634/1 st Art.)

There shall be given the title of nurse to those who have been graduated from faculties and colleges of the universities in Turkey which provide education related to nursing and those who have been completed their educations concerning nursing in a school abroad which recognized their equivalence by the State and their diplomas have been registered by the Ministry of Health.


Article 2 – (Repealed: April 25,2007 - 5634/6 st Art.)


Article 3 – (As amended: October 11, 2011 – Decree-Law – 663/58 th. Art.)

No any person can perform the nursing profession in Turkey other than those who acquired the title of nurse according to the provisions of this Law.