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Article 144

(Amended by Article 294 of Law 5728 on 23 January 2008)

Those who intentionally have themselves or others registered in voter registers more than once or intentionally commit acts that will lead to double registration in voter registers shall be sentenced to imprisonment from six months to two years.

If the offences described above have been committed by people who are in charge of the concerned tasks, the offenders are sentenced to imprisonment from one year to three years.

(1) The phrase ‘three months to one year’ in Article 293 of Law 5728 dated 23/1/2008 has been amended to read ‘six months to two years’ and the phrase ‘and fined two thousand five hundred to ten thousand TL’ has been repealed.