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Directorate General for Foreign Relations and EU Affairs
Ministry of Justice
|Address:||Directorate General for Foreign Relations and EU Affairs
Ministry of Justice
Adalet Bakanlığı Ek Binası
Namık Kemal Mah. Milli Müdafaa Caddesi No:22
Kızılay Çankaya / ANKARA
|Telephone:||+90 (312) 414 80 51|
|Fax:||+90 (312) 219 45 23|
|Contact person:||Nursal Erdem
|Languages spoken by staff:||Turkish, English|
|Chief Public Prosecutor's Offices, Court of Cassation, Council of State, courts, bailiffs and notaries|
|Methods of service
If the documents and its attachments which are requested for service under the article 5/1 of the Convention are preapared in Turkish or that a translation in Turkish be attached with the original documents, The Chief Public Prosecutor's Office perform the service via post offices in accordance with our domestic law. In such a case, documents may also be served against the addressee’s will, so this method is generally demanded.On the other hand the documents transmitted without its translation are served in accordance with Article 5/2 of the Convention. In such a case the addressee may refuse to accept the documents by reason of not having the translated documents, so in this form of service, the performance of the service is up to the Addressee’s will.
In these methods of service, the Chief Public Prosecutor's Office perform the service via post offices.
|As stated before, the addressee may refuse to accept the documents prepared in another language different from the requested states.|
|Costs relating to execution of the request for service
|No fee is charged for service.|
|Time for execution of request:||The service of documents is executed in three months time.|
|Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
|Oppositions and declarations
|Click here to read all the declarations made by this State under the Service Convention.|
|Art. 15(2):||Declaration of applicability|
|Art. 16(3):||Declaration of applicability|
|Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.
|Bilateral conventions on judicial co-operation: Germany (Ankara, 28 May 1929 – Articles 9 to 17) , Albania (Tiran, 22 May 1998- Articles ), United Kingdom (Ankara, 28 November 1931 – Articles 2 to 6)|
(Arts 6, 9)
|Art. 6: See here.
Art. 9: See here.
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