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Article 79

Prohibition of alcohol and carrying gun:

During the election day, sale of alcoholic beverages, drinking and sale of alcoholic beverages in public places. 

 All entertainment places are kept closed during the day of election. Restaurants only serve food during this period.  On the day of elections, anyone other than those who are responsible of maintaining security and order, are not allowed to carry guns.

 (Changed fourth clause: 23/1/2008-5728/286 art.) The term guns define in the implementation of this Law, are the ones in  (1), (2), (3) and (5) sub clauses of first clause of Article 6 of Turkish Penal Code.