Article 19 - Personal Data Protection Authority

(1) Personal Data Protection Authority which is a public law body with public law legal personality having administrative and financial autonomy has been established to carry out duties provided by this Law

(2) The Authority is affiliated to the Ministry that is assigned by the President of the Republic of Turkey(*)

(3) The Headquarters of the Authority is in Ankara

(4) The Authority is composed of the Board and the Presidency. Decision making body of the Authority is the Board.

(*)The phrase “Prime Minister” has been amended as “Ministry that is assigned by the President of the Republic of Turkey”, with the 163th article of decree-law dated 2/7/2018 and numbered 703