(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Parliament has begun its new legislative term on Oct. 1, after a
3-month recess, reports citing .
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivered the opening speech of
the 5th Legislative Year of the 27th Term of the Grand National
Erdogan said:“I hope that the 6th Legislative Year of the 27th
Term of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye will bring good
tidings to all of you as well as to our country and nation. I would
like to express my gratitude to all members of parliament who
served our country under the roof of this great institution since
its establishment. I pay my respects to the memory of all deceased
members of parliament who served this Assembly since its
establishment in 1920.''
''In about 8 months, Türkiye will elect the members of the Grand
National Assembly and the President who represents executive power.
Elections will take place at a time of historic change both in the
world and in our region as centuries-old balances of power are
shaken to the core, and political, economic and military power
centers shift,'' he stated.
One of the first agenda items of the new period will be the
social media regulation, which is described as a“disinformation”
proposal in the public.
In this regulation, it was mostly discussed whether or not to
make a change in the article that includes imprisonment for social
The regulations in which the government will undertake a part of
the enforcement of debts of 6 million low-income people and include
new incentives and support for the tradesmen will soon be submitted
to the parliament.
This proposal, which will be transformed into an economy
package, is also expected to include a mediation arrangement that
will be made compulsory in disputes arising from rent, condominium
and neighborhood law.
Another topic of the new legislative term will be the regulation
on retirement age (EYT), which has come to an end and will be
presented to the parliament by December at the latest. A law passed
in 1999 raised the age of retirement to 58 for females and 60 for
males, effectively ending earlier schemes that had provided many
the opportunity to retire early.
The budget to be presented on Oct. 17 will be among the tasks
that the parliament will work for the committee in November and the
General Assembly meetings in December.
The parliament will also elect a member to the Constitutional
Court and a new member to the Personal Data Protection Board and
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