February 2019

New Chief Public Prosecutor Behiç Öztürk

Following many vacancy announcements and elections carried out, the new chief public prosecutor was finally determined to be Behiç Öztürk. Currently serving as Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor, he will begin his new position as of 01/01/2019 once the decision of the Supreme Council of Public Prosecutors is approved by the President Mustafa Akıncı and that the Chief Public Prosecutor has taken his vows in the presence of the TRNC President. On the other hand, it was decided that a position of the Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor will be vacant due to the retirement of the Supreme Judicial Council Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor Ersoy Ölçter. Pursuant to the aforementioned decree, applications for the position of Deputy Chief Public Prosecutor will be accepted both internally and externally amongst those who meet the job requirements with an aim to begin his/her duties as of 01/02/2019.

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