Enforce Law Works

Visit the Provincial Tobacco Control Board Chairman and Deputy Governor of Istanbul

Members of the Association’s Board of Directors,visited the Provincial Tobacco Control Board Chairman,Ahmet Aydın and Deputy Governor of Istanbul on February 10, 2010. As a result of the researches and observations made by our Association, the problems and inconveniences in implementation of the provisions of Law No. 4207,which entered into force on 19 July 2009 were presented and reported to the Governor.

Visit the Istanbul Governor’s Office

The request to establish “Provincial Tobacco Control Board” was submitted for the sharing of the law with the public opinion to implement successfully law numbered 5727, amending Law No. 4207 which published in the Official Gazette on January 19, 2008, in Istanbul. The institute studies started with the request welcomed  by the Governor.

The meeting was held in the Istanbul Governor’s Office, on April 30, 2008 , to be prepared on May 19, 2008, which will be implemented in the first stage of the law; with the participation of responsible organizastions and institutions(Metropolitan Municipality, Provincial Security, Provincial Directorate of Environment and Forestry, Provincial Health Directorate,Provincial Directorate of Youth and Sports, Craftsman’s Association, and Turkish Anti-Smoking Association)

The decisions taken at this meeting were defined to publish provincial by Muammer Güler, Governor of Istanbul on May 7, 2008 and a circular letter was issued to many institutions from the Prime Ministry to the Ministry of Health and until the regulation on the law is issued, it is stated that this general rule will be applied.

Enactment of the law proposal for the Honorary Tobacco Control Inspectorate

The members of the Board of Directors held talks with the relevant commission chairs and deputies in the Turkish Grand National Assbemly.

Non-Honorary Inspectorate’ law proposal was presented to the President of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mr. Cemil ÇİÇEK