TURKISH CRIMINAL CODE NO:765 (REPEALED)

Law Number : 5352

Date of Adoption : March 1,1926

Date and No. of Publication in the Official Gazette : March 13,1926 - 320


NOTE: This translation made by myself is unofficial and for information purposes only. All rights of it are reserved as a translation anyway. Read this page first, please. Click "765 SAYILI TÜRK CEZA KANUNU" for full Turkish text of the Code.

 

BOOK ONE
Principles

PART ONE
Implementation of the Criminal Code

ARTICLE 1. (AMENDED ARTICLE: June 11,1936 - 3038/1 st Art.)

Nobody can be punished for an act that the law has not regarded as an offence explicitly. And no any person can be punished with a penalty other than the ones written in the law.

The offences are; crime or misdemeanour.
 

ARTICLE 2. No any person can be punished with a penalty because of an act which is not regarded crime or misdemeanour according to the law of the time on which it was committed. Nobody can be punished either because of an act which is not regarded crime or misdemeanour according to the law made after it was committed. If there has been resolved such a penalty, its execution and legal cosequences will be repealed spontaneously.

If provisions of the law of the time on which a crime or misdemeanour has been committed and the law published subsequently different, the law which is in favour of perpetrator shall be applied and enforced.

 

ARTICLE 3. (AMENDED ARTICLE: June 11,1936 - 3038/1 st Art.)

Any person who commits an offence in Turkey, shall be punished according to Turkish laws and even though a judgement has been rendered about a Turkish person in a foreign country because of this, he or she shall be trialed in Turkey.

Even the foreigner about whom a judgement rendered outside of Turkey due to such an act, shall be trialed in Turkey upon request of the Minister of Justice.

 

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