Technology Development Zones Law No.4691 dated 26.06.2001 is updated with the amendment of Law No. 6170.
Technology Development Zones Law No. 4691 / Date of Approval: 02.03.2011
ARTICLE 1 – The items (c), (g), (J) and (l) of article number 3 of the Technology Development Zones Law No.4691, dated 26.06.2011 are amended and the following items are added.
c) (Amended: 2/3/2011 –6170/ Art. 1) Research and Development (R&D): Increasing the knowledge comprised of research, development, culture, human and society and creative studies which are carried out on a systematic basis for its use for the purpose of new process, system and applications including software,
g) (Amended: 2/3/2011 –6170/ Art. 1) Innovation: The processes or the outcome of the processes which can respond to the social and economic needs, can be efficiently introduced to the existing markets or create new markets; which have been developed with a new product, good, service, application, method or the idea of a business model,
j) (Amended: 2/3/2011 –6170/ Art. 1) Founding Committee: The Committee comprised of the representatives of at least one university or high technology institute or public R&D center or institute and other organizations, being responsible for the establishment of the Region in the process up to the establishment of the regional managing company at the level of relevant institutions and organizations in the province where the region is located,
l) (Amended: 2/3/2011 –6170/ Art. 1.) Software: All products and services such as the series of commands ensuring the operation of a computer, communication device or another device based on information technologies, or the relevant operations regarding the data provided, or the programs, their code lists and the documents also including the operation and user guides, in a systematic order, and all of the types of delivery including the licensing, renting and transferring with all rights of these products, goods or services.
Amendment to Technology Development Zones Law No. 4691 (02.03.2001/3170) can be reached via link.
March 12, 2014 – Number: 28939 Official Gazette
Purpose, Scope, Basis, Definitions and Abbreviations
ARTICLE 1 – (1) The purpose of this regulation is to issue the establishment, functioning, management and control of technology development zones, as well as the duties, powers and responsibilities of related individuals and organizations, and the implementation of the procedures and principles of technology development zones Law No.4691 dated 26/6/2001.
ARTCLE 2 – (1) This Regulation incorporates the establishment, functioning, management and control of technology development zones, as well as the duties, powers and responsibilities of related individuals and organizations and other procedures and principles related with the implementation of the technology development zones Law No. 4691.
(2) For activities within the scope of the technology development zones Law No.4691, provisions of Public Financial Management and control Law No. 5018 dated 10/12/2003; the Law on the Court of Accounts, dated 03/12/2010 and No. 6085; State Procurement Law No.2886 dated 04/01/2002 and Public Procurement Law No.4734 are not applied.
ARTICLE 3 – (1) This regulation has been prepared in accordance with articles 4, 5, 8, 9 and the temporary article 2 of Law No.4691 as well as the article number 27 of the Decree Law No. 635 Concerning the Organization and Duties of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.
Implementing Regulation of Law No. 4691 on Technology Development Zones can be reached via link.