1. immac

    Compulsory Covid-19 Vaccine

    The British government is toying with the idea of compulsory vaccinations to get Herd Immunity up and running. While they are not talking about police raids to weed-out the refusers, they may put rules/laws in place that effectively limit your freedom unless you are injected. For example, one...
  2. bickern

    Compulsory religious courses, what now?

    Salina Doğan from the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) asked the Education Ministry what kind of measures it took following the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling that compulsory religious courses were a rights violation. Education Minister İsmet Yılmaz answered this...
  3. D

    Health Insurance in Turkey now compulsory for the over 65 expats

    Some friends told us today that, two other friends of theirs within this last week....were told by officials at a hospital in Fethiye ( not sure which one ) that Health insurance is now compulsory for the 65 and older age group when applying for residency, or re newing... can any one...
  4. suzyq

    European court of HR tell Turkey to end compulsory religion course

    European court tells Turkey to end compulsory religion course The article below says more
  5. bickern

    AKP to reduce duration of compulsory military service to 12 months

    The government, as in Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ, announced on Friday that the AKP will introduce legislation that will reduce the duration of compulsory military service from 15 to 12 months as soon as possible. I think this is not before time and the sooner they reduce it to nil the...
  6. J

    Compulsory language test for foreign residents

    Hi there, I was just talking to a friend the other day about this subject. I wonder if the Turkish government have any plans to bring a language test in for foreign residents. What does anybody know or think?
  7. R

    Compulsory insurance scrapped

    Many of you will be delighted to know that according to Voices newspaper the compulsory health insurance for British expats has been scrapped. Three cheers for the consulate for their efforts in stopping this madness. Robert.
  8. H

    DASK - When it gets compulsory?

    We own our Villa for 3 years now. We have all services, electricity, water, sewege and everything. All services are in our name except the House TAX which we always forgot to transfer on our name but will do on our next return to Turkey. At no point we were asked for DASK certificate. Can we do...
  9. gerald

    UK New Compulsory Car Insurance Rules

    Just a timely reminder for those that may have a car sitting in the garage. Apparently the road traffic act was amended in February, though enforcement will not commence until late spring (whenever that is). So unless your vehicle is otherwise exempt, or has a SORN, then it will need to be...
  10. U

    Compulsory Health Insurance

    Attention to this date - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review
  11. P

    Universal health insurance

    I saw this article in today's TDN about Universal health insurance, can some one help about it. What will you do if you have a health problem? - Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review Now it would seem we have to register by 1/10/10 where do we do this in Didim?
  12. Ian2006

    Compulsory Insurance Bike / Scooter

    Hi - has anyone without residency gone to insure their bike / scooter since January 11th 2010 and if so - did you have any problems? Secondly - does anyone know the breakdown of cost that a dealer should charge for a 100 cc CUP (Step Thru) Motorbike for: Registering and the Compulsory Insurance...
  13. essex_girl

    Compulsory Swimming Pool Course

    According to the people who manage our site, those who tend pools in Turkey have now got to pass a training course in order to practice. Bodrum municipality is running a 3 day course this weekend. Has anyone else heard about this?
  14. ZiaCa'

    Microchipping Dogs to become compulsory

    Do you think microchipping pets will make a difference? Whilst I totally agree with the crackdown on dangerous dogs and dog fighting, I can't help thinking that this system, besides being a bit of a money-spinner, is not going to make a difference to those dog owners who are lax on dog...
  15. ceemac

    Compulsory Military Service

    Something interesting (to me anyway!), is the fact that if a Turkish citizen doesn't want to do his full stint of military service, he can opt for a 21 day service tour plus pay the authorities a sum of money for this privilege. The decrees and communiqués state that the payment for short-term...
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