Selahaddin MENTEŞ- Undersecretary


Menteş was born on 3rd October 1970, in Malatya. He completed his primary, secondary and high school, respectively, Sivrice Primary School, Sivrice Secondary School and Sivrice High School.

He started his under graduate education at the Faculty of Law of Ankara University in 1988 and graduated in 1994.

He started his carrier as a candidate judge in September 1995, in Elazığ. After his internship, he appointed as a judge to Buldan, Denizli in 1998. After Buldan, he worked as a judge in Eskişehir-Han, Adıyaman-Gölbaşı. He served as judge at Land Registration Court, Civil Court of Piece, Court of General Sessions.

He worked as a member of Diyarbakır Heavy Penalty Court specialized with the right of CMK(Turkish Penalty Law) article 250,in 2006.

He carried out the president judge of Diyarbakır 1st Heavy Penalty Court and also president of the Justice Commission of Diyarbakır between 2010 and 2012.

He was appointed as the president of Adana 4th Heavy Penalty Court with 2012 Summer Government Order.

In 2013, he was appointed to Ankara Courthouse with Compassionate Order.

On February 2014, he was appointed as deputy undersecretary until May 2017. He worked as president of Investigation Commission of State of Emergency Procedures between May 2017 and October 2017.

He was appointed as Undersecretary of Ministry of Justice since 18th October 2017.

Menteş is married with 2 children.


Units Under His Responsibility

  • Membership of High Council of Judges and Prosecutors
  • Chairmanship of Executive Board of Strengthening the Judicial Organization
  • Chairmanship of Supreme Board of Prison Workshops
  • Chairmanship of Supreme Discipline Board
  • Chairmanship of Board of Training
  • Board of Protection of Minors from Sexually Explicit Materials
  • Board of Practice Follow-Up and Coordination
  • Supreme Board of Human Rights
  • Coordination Board for Combating Groundless Claims of Genocide
  • Supreme Administration Board
  • Coordination Council for the Improvement of Investment Environment
  • Supreme Board of Combating Terrorism
  • Board of Crisis Management of the Prime Ministry
  • Executive Board of Re-Structuring
  • Chairmanship of Advisory Board for Probation and Assistance Services
  • Chairmanship of Coordination Board of UYAP



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