BTK announced, good news for those who owe money!


AA | Friday, March 26, 2021 – 9:31 | Last Updated: 26 03 2021 – 9:31

A new era has begun regarding debts and receivables. With the decision published in the Gazette with a picture, the BTK may accept the other party’s invitations for conciliation or invite the other party to compromise before resorting to judicial proceedings against unpaid or partially paid receivables or until the conclusion of the trial or execution phase.

The procedures and principles of the reconciliation that can be applied for all receivables or debts of the Information Technologies and Communication Authority (BTK), which are determined to be unpaid or underpayed, including administrative fines, have been determined. The regulation of the institution on the subject entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette. Accordingly, BTK will be able to accept the other party’s reconciliation invitations or invite the other party to compromise before resorting to a judicial remedy against the receivables arising from the law and regulated contracts, unpaid or partially paid receivables or until the conclusion of the trial or execution phase.

The BTK will be able to invite the other party to reconcile or accept the other party’s reconciliation invitations before the judicial remedy is applied for the debts subject to the judicial jurisdiction or until the conclusion of the trial or execution phase. Reconciliation will cover the agreements specified in the settlement minutes regarding the institution’s receivables and debts. Compromise can be reached on all or part of the dispute that is the subject of settlement. In case of public interest due to financial and legal reasons, the original receivables and their members may be partially or completely waived, as well as deferring payment, installment, clearing or offsetting.

A reconciliation request can be made against administrative fines not paid or partially paid within the BTK collection period. The reconciliation requests to be made against the institution’s administrative fee, contribution to institution expenses, radio fee and unpaid or partially paid receivables will also be evaluated within this scope.

Applications regarding judicial and administrative disputes will be made within 3 months at the latest.

The means of reconciliation will not be a compulsory issue for the institution and the other party, the fact that a lawsuit has been filed regarding the dispute and / or an enforcement proceeding has been initiated will not constitute an obstacle to the reconciliation process. In case of reconciliation, the parties will not be able to file a lawsuit on the issues that have been agreed upon. The fourteenth paragraph of Article 5 of the Law on the Establishment of the Information and Communication Technologies Authority Law No. 2813, the applications regarding the judicial and administrative disputes that are determined to be not paid or have been paid incompletely during the collection process, and the BTK receivables for the period from the date of its entry into force. will be made and completed by the institution within 8 months.