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II- PREPARATION OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL ROGATORY DOCUMENTS :

To request criminal rogatory, first a letter rogatory addressed to the judicial authorities of the relevant country by taking into consideration the samples annexed to the Circular No. 1 links of which are below should be prepared and the prepared letter rogatory and its enclosures should be translated into official language of the requested country. Then, Turkish and translated documents should be submitted to our Ministry to be conveyed to the relevant country.

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Criminal rogatory documents should include the following documents:
a) Letter rogatory,
b) Bill of indictment (at the prosecution stage),
c) Text of law articles possible to be applied,
d) Copies of complaint, defense or witness statements (to the extent of its relevance to the subject of request and to be belonging to the relevant persons),
e) writ, non-jurisdiction and foreign plea decisions of the Court of Cassation, to the extent of necessity,
f) Evidentiary documents (i.e., printout of internet screen in the offences committed through internet, fault report in the negligent offences, expert report in the counterfeiting offences, etc.),
g) Other documents deemed relevant to the request,
h) Translation of the letter rogatory and enclosed documents.

Letter rogatory should include the following information:
a) Name of the requesting judicial authority,
b) Summary of the material facts,
c) Clear name of the law possible to be applied, and numbers of the articles,
d) Definition, reasoning of the requested assistance and, if requested, details of any special procedure,
e) Identity, address and nationality of the relevant person, to the extent possible,
f) To what end the evidence, information or proceedings are requested.

   
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I-
GENERAL INFORMATION
   
III-
MATTERS TO BE PAID ATTENTION IN PREPARING LEGAL ASSISTANCE REQUEST FOR CERTAIN CRIMES
   
IV- MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE CONCERNING EXECUTION OF DECISIONS ON SEIZURE AND CONFISCATION AND RECOVERY OF ASSETS
   
V- MATTERS TO BE PAID ATTENTION IN THE ROGATORY REQUESTS OF FOREIGN STATES
   
VI- OBTAINING INFORMATION ON REGISTRY, CRIMINAL RECORD, ADDRESS, ECONOMICAL/SOCIAL STATUS AND ENTRANCE TO-EXIT FROM THE COUNTRY
   
VII- RETURN OF PASSPORTS TO FOREIGNERS
   
VIII- NOTIFICATION OF DEATH EVENTS OF FOREIGNERS
   
IX- INTERNATIONAL ROGATORY PROCEEDINGS IN THE CRIMES COMMITTED IN THE INTERNET ENVIRONMENT
   
 
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