Original ArticleAmended Forensic Autopsy Legal Procedures in Turkey During Integration With the European Union (EU)Celbis, Osman MD; Aydin, N Engin MD; Kok, Ahmet Nezih MD Author Information From the Department of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey. Manuscript received July 5, 2005; accepted August 19, 2005. Reprints: Ahmet Nezih Kok, MD, Department of Forensic Medicine, Ataturk University, Erzurum, 25240 Turkey. E-mail: [email protected]. The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: December 2006 - Volume 27 - Issue 4 - p 345-346 doi: 10.1097/01.paf.0000233541.86792.4a Buy Metrics Abstract European Union (EU) is expanding its territories, and Turkey has been making adaptive changes in many aspects for an integration with EU. In this regard, amendments on forensic autopsy procedures have been effective from June 1, 2005. This article delineates these changes, emphasizing the differences between the previous and the current procedures. © 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.