|The Decision of the First Chamber of the Board of Judges and Prosecutors, dated 25.11.2021 and numbered 1230 (“Decision”) was published in the Official Gazette dated 30 November 2021 and numbered 31675. With the Decision taken, specialized courts have been set up to deal with the cases to be filed for the crimes regulated, covered under the “Law on Payment and Securities Settlement Systems, Payment Services and Electronic Money Institutions” numbered 6493 dated 20.06.2013 (“Law”).
In this context, the courts that will handle cases rising from the Law are as follows.
In terms of crimes falling under the jurisdiction of the criminal court;
• Number 1 in places with two or more criminal courts,
• Ankara 6th and Istanbul 8th Criminal Courts to, since Ankara 6th and Istanbul 8th Criminal Courts were previously designated as specialized courts for crimes related to banking.
In terms of crimes falling under the jurisdiction of the criminal court of first instance;
• Number 2 in places with two criminal courts of first instance,
• Number 3, in places with three or more criminal courts of first instance,
You may reach the full Turkish text of the Decision via the link below.