Turkey - State of Emergency Acts Review Commission used to hold off proper legal review

Tarik Olcay

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Abstract

Reflects on why the State of Emergency Acts Review Commission created by Turkey in response to concerns over the lack of mechanisms for challenging the legality of the Government's dismissal of thousands of public officials and its closure of many non-governmental organisations during the state of emergency imposed after the failed coup of 2016 may itself prove to be a delaying tactic harmful to the rule of law and access to a court.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)316-319
Number of pages4
JournalPublic Law
Volume2017
Issue numberApril
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2017

Bibliographical note

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced version of an article accepted for publication in Public Law following peer review. The definitive published version Olcay, Tarik, Turkey - State of Emergency Acts Review Commission Used to Hold Off Proper Legal Review (January 30, 2017). Public Law, 316-319, April 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2932515 is available online on Westlaw UK or from Thomson Reuters DocDel service .

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