Turkey's court plans to discuss retirement age before Oct

According to the law, the retirement age will be gradually raised to 65 for both women and men in 2048.

Turkey's court plans to discuss retirement age before Oct

Turkey's top court is planning to discuss the social security law before October, the president of the court said on Monday.

Hasim Kilic, the president of the Constitutional Court, said that some provisions of the law would take effect on October 1st.

"So, we want to conclude the appeal made against the law before October 1st," Kilic told reporters during a reception hosted at the parliament for the new judicial year.

The Turkish parliament adopted the social security and general health insurance law on April 14th, and the law took effect on May 8th.

According to the law, the retirement age will be gradually raised to 65 for both women and men in 2048. The retirement age was previously 58 for women and 60 for men.

The law also raises minimum number of days one has to work to get retired from 7,000 to 7,200.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Eylül 2008, 13:42
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