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Turkey – forthcoming opinion – country visit

19/09/2016

Ankara - A delegation of the Venice Commission visits Turkey in the framework of the preparation of an opinion on “suspension, by a provisional clause, of article 83 of the Constitution of Turkey, which guarantees the parliamentary inviolability of members of the Grand National Assembly”.

The delegation is composed as follows:

- Jasna Omejec, member (Croatia),
- Dan Meridor, member (Israel),
- Thomas Markert, Director, Secretary of the Venice Commission,
- Schnutz Rudolf Durr, Head of the Constitutional Justice Division, Venice Commission

The members of the delegation will meet representatives of the government and Grand National Assembly.

The opinion was requested by the PACE in accordance with its Resolution 2127 (2016) of 26 June 2016 on Parliamentary Immunity.
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