On May 13, 2022, the Presidential Decree Determining the Procedures and Principles for the Procurement of Goods and Services to be Made within the Scope (b) of Article 3 of the Public Procurement Law No. 4734 (“Presidential Decree”) by the Turkish Ministry of National Defense, General Directorate of Military Factories and General Directorate of Shipyards (“ASFAT”) was amended and published in the Official Gazette. With this amendment, a provisional article has been added to Presidential Decree No. 4416 dated August 24, 2021.

Pursuant to the amendment, in contracts made in Turkish Lira for the purchase of goods and services, including purchases made through the direct procurement method within the scope of the Presidential Decree, the additional price difference can be calculated, and/or these contracts can be transferred under Law No. 4735, which became effective with the Presidential Decree dated February 23, 2022, and numbered 5203.

Şafak Herdem, Esra Temur