As part of the measures to combat the new type of coronavirus (COVID-19), visitors to the TBMM campus have not been accepted since 13 March 2020, including group meetings.
According to the announcement made by the Presidency of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, citizens with both COVID-19 vaccines will be able to enter the TGNA campus and its annex as a visitor until 30 June.
For those who are not vaccinated, it was decided not to accept visitors on the days of the General Assembly on 14-30 June.
‘Mini execution package’ at the General Assembly
The General Assembly of the Turkish Grand National Assembly will convene on Tuesday, June 15 to discuss the Law on the Amendment of the Law on the Execution of Penalties and Security Measures and some Laws signed by the AK Party deputies.
According to the proposal, which allows convicts to receive and send letters via electronic means, the chief public prosecutors will be responsible and authorized to eliminate the differences that may arise between the decisions of the public prosecutors that terminate the investigation and to supervise the compliance of these decisions with the law.
Sentencing of a mother with a child may be postponed
If a female convict who is sentenced to a total of 10 years or less in prison or who is commuted to a prison sentence during the execution of a judicial fine has a child under the age of 15 and the father is also dead or is in the penitentiary institution, the execution of the sentence may be postponed until the child turns 15.
Visiting times will be increased
With the proposal, the visiting time of convicts in prisons will be increased from 1 hour to 1 and a half hours.
The 1-month period that should be waited between the permissions given for the purpose of patient visit will be removed. Prison transfer fee for those who cannot afford it will be covered by the state.