Statement on the Supervision of Markets and Supermarkets by the Ministry of Interior
Statement by the Minister of Family, Labour and Social Services on additional measures regarding the Nursing Homes
Decision taken by the President
The people will be exempted from the first article of the Law on the Amendment of the Goods and Services Tariffs Produced by Public Institutions and Organizations and Certain Regulation numbered 4736 in order to benefit from:
This decision will come into force on the date of its publication, effective from 1 March 2020.
Statement of the President regarding the Curfew
a) Bakeries and/or bakery licensed workplaces where bread production is made,
b) Workplaces where all health products and medical materials (including medical masks) are produced,
c) Public and private health institutions and organizations, pharmacies,
d) Public institutions and organizations required for the maintenance of compulsory public services (nursing home, elderly care home, rehabilitation centers, emergency call centers, etc.)
e) Fuel stations and veterinary clinics to be determined by governorships/district governorships, one for every 50,000 inhabitants,
f) Large facilities and businesses operating strategically in the natural gas, electricity and petroleum sectors (such as Tüpraş, thermal and natural gas conversion plants)
g) PTT, Cargo, etc. distribution companies,
h) Animal shelters, farms, and care centers
a- Managers, officers or employees of the “Open Office, Business and Institutions” included in the heading (2) of this circular,
b- TBMM employees,
c- Those who are in charge of ensuring public order and security,
d- Employees of emergency call centers,
e- Those who will perform and participate in funeral burials of their first degree relatives,
g- Those who are in charge of domestic and international transportation in logistics for the transportation of products and/or materials,
h- Those working in newspaper, radio and television organizations,
i- Employees of social protection/care centers such as elderly nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, nursery, etc.
j- PTT, cargo and water distribution company employees,
k- Employees who work in the oven, cold storage depot of Iron and steel, glass sectors, etc
l- Employees who work in the harvest of agricultural and livestock products at risk of spoiling,
m- Vehicles and employees involved in the distribution of bread produced in bakeries,
n- Those who have an appointment for blood and plasma donation under the coordination of the Red Crescent.
Statement by the Banking Regulatory and Supervisory Authority (” BRSA”)
The ratio of the total amount of currency swaps, forwards, options, and other derivative transactions entered into by capital market institutions and banks with foreign residents (save for transactions conducted with their foreign credit institutions and financial subsidiaries that are subject to consolidation), where one leg of the transaction is foreign currency and the other leg is Turkish Lira and where the transaction is settled by the sale of Turkish Lira upon maturity, to the equity calculated as stated above shall not exceed:
The written approval of the BRSA for banks should be obtained for requests to cancel such purchase and sale transactions or for requests to extend the maturity date of these transactions before reaching the agreed maturity date for any reason.
Statement by the Capital Markets Board (“CMB”)
In accordance with the relevant announcements made by the CMB:
The Turkish Republic Ministry of Interior issued a circular on April 10, 2020, instating a curfew for 31 provinces
Between 10 April 2020 at 24:00 and 12 April 2020 at 24:00, all citizens within the borders of 30 cities and Zonguldak province will not be able to go out on the streets except for the specified exceptions.
Open workplaces, businesses, and institutions:
Large facilities and businesses operating strategically in the natural gas, electricity and petroleum sectors (such as Tüpraş, thermal and natural gas conversion plants)
The Ministry of Commerce published regulations about the amendment on the Consumer Arbitration Committees Regulation
The following provisional article has been added to the Consumer Arbitration Committees Regulation published in the Official Gazette dated 27/11/2014 and numbered 29188:
The Statement by the Presidency of Communication about Pandemic Isolation Tracking Project developed against COVID-19
The Ministry of Internal Affairs published the Additional Circular about Exceptions for children and young people with "Special Requirement"