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Supreme Courts in Turkey

Turkey has several supreme courts to deal with different subjects:

  • Yargıtay - Supreme court of judiciary tribunals (criminal and civil justice)
  • Danıştay - highest of administrative courts
  • Anayasa Mahkemesi - constitutionality of laws, decrees having the force of law (decret-loi), changes of parliamentary by-laws and several other acts of the parliament
  • Sayıştay (Court of Accounts) is the court which examines the incomes and expenses of the administrative bodies and which acts in the name of parliament
  • The Military Court of Cassation (Askeri Yargıtay)
  • The Military High Court of Administration (or the Supreme Military Administrative Court) (Askeri Yüksek İdare Mahkemesi)