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Article 147

(Amended 17/5/1979 - 2234/art 1)

The authorized people who fail to post the voter lists those must be posted, or who remove them before due time, or who prevent citizens from properly examining them, or who do not resolve objections or notify such objections to the relevant authorities are sentenced for three months to two years. (…)

In case these acts occurred due to negligence, indifference or the lack of attention during the duty, the offenders are sentenced to one month to six months.(…)(1)

(1) As per article 295 of Law 5728 dated 23/1/2008, the phrase in paragraph one ‘and fined one thousand to five thousand TL.’ and the phrase in paragraph two ‘fined five hundred to two thousand TL’ have been repealed from the text.