The Legal 500

Publishing firms

Legal Developments worldwide

Prison Sentences for Monetary Debts in Turkey

September 2008 - Litigation & Dispute Resolution. Legal Developments by ADMD Law Office .

More articles by this firm.

According to Article 38 of the Turkish Constitution (TC) “No one shall be punished for any act, which does not constitute a criminal offence under the law in force at the time committed; no one shall be given a heavier penalty for an offence other than the penalty applicable at the time when the offence was committed.” In addition, a new clause has been added to 38th Article with the amendment No.4709 dated October 3, 2001. As per this clause “No one shall be deprived of his liberty merely on the ground of inability to fulfill a contractual obligation.”

Read more...

For more information please visit www.admdlaw.com