In an obligatio in the sense of Law of Obligations, it is predominantly presumed that the parties are under equal or similar circumstances. The Turkish Code of Obligations is embodied within the framework of this presumption and adopted the principle of equality in the provisions regarding the parties.
Application of this basic principle of equality in all legal relationships would generate consequences that do not coincide with the principles of social justice and the rule of law. In order to regulate such legal relationships that the principles and the provisions of the Law of Obligations do not answer to and to eliminate the imbalance between the parties, the legislator enacted special codifications. One of the areas of law that regulate these special relationships is the Consumer Law.
According to the first article of 4077 numbered Consumer Protection Law, the objectives of this law can be gathered under three main titles:
As the relevant provision indicates, considering the indigence of the consumer against the producer, the legislator enacted legislation that is for the benefit of and that conserves the consumer. Moreover, considering the special property of the Consumer Law, in order to resolve disputes arising from this area, Consumer Courts have been founded.
As an area of law that widens its scope of application and becomes subject to and increasing amount of disputes day after day, Consumer Law covers the following transactions and actions:
As Günal Law Office, we are always prepared to provide you with legal help and consultation regarding the problems and the disputes you may face in the area of Consumer Law.