Deputy; It refers to a person with a political identity who represents the people who vote in a parliament, also called a parliamentarian or a deputy.
Deputy; A person elected by popular vote, a member of parliament, and granted parliamentary immunity. A deputy can take office independently, or he can continue his activities under the roof of a political party, like many other deputies.
Requirements to Become a Member of Parliament
Those who want to be a member of parliament must have the qualifications set forth in Article 76 of the constitution. These features can be listed as follows:
- to be 18 years old,
- Being a Turkish citizen,
- To be at least primary school graduate,
- Having fulfilled his military service,
- Not to be banned from public duties,
- Not to have been sentenced to a total of 1 year or more imprisonment and heavy imprisonment, except for negligent crimes,
- Not revealing the secrets of the state, rigging official tenders, and not committing smuggling and some disgraceful crimes,
- Participating in anarchic or ideological demonstrations means not being imprisoned for these crimes.
What Education Do I Need To Get To Become A Member Of Parliament?
You do not need to be a university graduate or attend a certificate program to become a member of parliament. At the very least, it is enough for you to graduate from a primary school, apply for parliament and be elected. For this reason, there is no special training given to become a parliamentarian.
MP Salaries 2022
In the first six months of 2022, the salary of a deputy was 40 thousand liras. In the second half of the year, the salary of the deputy was 56 thousand TL.