INFORMATION TECHONOLOGIES DEPARTMENT
Turkish Ministry of Justice (MOJ) manages all judicial units and establishes a reliable, efficient and transparent judicial system in Turkey. The IT Department, within the MOJ, has the duties and responsibilities to establish, operate, and maintain the informatics system in cooperation with the units of the MoJ. . National Judicial Information System (UYAP) is developed by IT Department of the MOJ the by using the most updated technology and methodologies. All the phases of the project are carried out by the Board of UYAP who has duty to take necessary measures to implement project consists of Undersecretary, deputy Undersecretaries and Director Generals. Project Team who works in IT department consists of Head of department (Mr. Ali Kaya), 15 examiner judges and nearly 250 personnel (computer-engineers, electronic-engineers, help-desk and programmers.) in central unit. There are also 371 expert users, 592 technical officer and 159 responsible UYAP Judges and Prosecutor in provincial units
Adaptation date: 29/03/1984
Publication date in Official Gazette: 07/04/1984
The issue number of the Official Gazette : 18365
The duties of the IT Department:
a) Except for the issues mentioned in article 12/c; establishing, operating, maintaining and repairing (or have them repaired) informatics systems with the cooperation of central, provincial organisations of Ministry and relevant units of other dependent institutions; Carrying out services regarding to these systems with the cooperation of concerned units; Ensuring cooperation and collaboration within the units of Ministry regarding to informatics projects.
b) With the cooperation of relevant organisations; transmitting all legislation, case law, academic publications, regulations issued by the international organisations in which our state participate, the decisions of international courts whose judicial authority was recognised and the other necessary publications compiled by all these organisations into electronic environment and to enable these sources at service of users
c) Establishing more efficient and effective information, document and work flow system; producing or providing software for this system in conformity with the developments in information technologies
d) Providing online or offline data flow and cooperation between systems at national or international level with respect to issues that fall under the duties of the Ministry
e) Providing training of the personnel using PC in the central, provincial and dependent units with the cooperation of Training Department of Ministry
f) Making cooperation with the other public institutions and organisations with regards to determination of the informatics standards and monitoring the development of these standards, concerning to the use of hardware of software
g) Following and monitoring the development information technologies and to give opinions and make suggestions in respect of transmission of these technologies to the Ministry
h) With respect to the issues fell under its tasks; making suggestions to the Ministry regarding to lack or defects of legislation by making researches and investigations, preparing by laws and regulations, and compose decrees
i) Enabling effective and efficient operation of informatics system by making cooperation with the informatics units within department, courts and other relevant organisations
j) Accomplishing other tasks given by the Ministry
Project Team who works in IT department consists of Head of department (Mr. Mesut Orta), 15 examiner judges and nearly 250 personnel (computer-engineers, electronic-engineers, help-desk and programmers.) in central unit.
There are also 371 expert users, 592 technical officer and 159 responsible UYAP Judges and Prosecutor in provincial units.
In due course, all hardware has been upgraded and also software is improved and updated by the own project team of IT department itself