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LEGAL UPDATES


COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ANNOUNCES AN EXTENSION TO THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE MULTIPLE PROPERTIES FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS AND DISCOUNTED LAND REGISTRY FEES FOR TRNC NATIONALS
The Council of Ministers has announced that the decision taken on 29th August 2018 to allow foreign nationals to purchase up to 3 properties per person for a limited period until 28th February 2019 shall be extended until 30th June 2020 >>>

Changes to tax on rental income and taxes on purchase of property
On 29th August 2018, a Council of Ministers decision was published in the Official Gazette introducing a number of temporary measures to try to counter the current economic issues arising from the recent depreciation in the value of the Turkish Lira. >>>

New title deeds being issued as a result of the Land Registry’s transition to a metric system
The TRNC Land Registry is currently in the process of transitioning to a metric system. The previous system of measuring land area in square feet, evleks and donums is being phased out and replaced with a system of measuring land area in square metres. >>>

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Deadline for applying to the Immovable Property Commission extended
The deadline for applying to the Immovable Property Commission has been extended for a further minimum of two years, i.e. until December 2019. >>>

Celebrating Ozden’s 10th Anniversary with the firm
Naomi Mehmet & Partners celebrated Ozden Ozenir’s 10th Anniversary with the firm with a surprise lunch at İbelli Restaurant. Ozden joined Naomi Mehmet & Partners on 5th March 2007 and is the longest serving member of staff. >>>

Road Tax Amnesty
The Government has introduced a temporary road tax amnesty. >>>

BEWARE OF EMAIL SPOOFING
In recent months, we have shared a number of articles regarding email fraud. Some recent cases have involved the interception of email communications between lawyers and property purchasers. >>>

Important information regarding gas tank licences and registrations
Under new rules and requirements effective as of 1st February 2016, a licence must be obtained from the District Office in respect of any gas tanks installed at properties in the TRNC >>>

Tracey Blissett of Naomi Mehmet & Partners completes a 'sober October' for charity
In September, Tracey Blissett of Naomi Mehmet & Partners decided that she would undertake a ‘sober October’ and raised a total of 2210TL for charity. >>>


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