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Communiqué on Shopping Malls has been published in the Official Gazette dated 26 February 2016 and numbered 29636.


The main novelties introduced by Communiqué, which regulates the opening, activities and audit of retail businesses, for shopping malls, are highlighted as follows;

-Shopping malls have one year to bring their operations into compliance with the Communiqué on Shopping Malls.

-Common areas, such as emergency medical care units, prayer rooms and child care rooms, must be established in shopping malls within the required standards.

-Space for artisans and craftsmen must be allocated in shopping malls.

-Starting and ending dates of sale campaigns and shopping “festivals” must be set before the campaign or festival.

-Discount stores that sell clearance, season-end, export surplus or defective goods must clearly indicate both intheir display windows and in the store that they only sell on discount.

-Shopping malls have one year to bring their operations into compliance with the Communiqué on Shopping Malls

-The breach of an obligation may result in the imposition of administrative fines.

Conclusion;

The Companies within no time should comply with the Communiqué on Shopping Malls in order to  avoid possible administrative fines and further revocation of  the shopping mall license.