Press release on 78 judges and public prosecutors whose requests for review against the decisions of dismissal have been approved 08.12.2016

Upon the decision of the General Assembly of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors dated 29/11/2016 numbered 2016/434-additional decision, it was held that the judges and public prosecutors in the annexed list who were dismissed upon the decisions of the General Assembly of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors dated 24/8/2016 numbered 2016/426 and dated 31/8/2016 numbered 2016/428 and under Article 3/1 of the Decree Law No. 667 on the measures taken under the state of emergency were returned to office upon the approval of their requests for review, by examining the petitions for review of the concerned persons, the information and documents and all the evidence included in the investigation file, after these persons lodged their requests against the mentioned decisions before the General Assembly of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors. The interim suspension decisions applied against the mentioned persons by the Second Chamber of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors in accordance with Articles 77 and 81 of the Law No. 2802 on Judges and Prosecutors were lifted upon the decisions of the Second Chamber of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors dated 5/12/2016 and numbered 2016/415-417-419-420.

Respectfully announced to the public.

Judiciary of Turkey