KANETI, SELIM (1934–1992), professor of civil and tax law. Born in Istanbul, Kaneti graduated from the Faculty of Law of Istanbul University. In 1968 he was an associate professor and in 1972 became a professor of civil law. In 1984 he was appointed president of the Finance and Economy Department of the Faculty of Law of Istanbul University and president of the Tax Law Department. He was also deputy director of the Center for Comparative Research and Application of Law in the Law Faculty. From 1957 he was a member of the Istanbul Bar Association and worked as a lawyer. He was president of the Secular Council of Turkey's Chief Rabbinate between 1989 and 1992. He wrote Akdin İfa Edilmediği Def 'i (1962); İsviçre Federal Mahkemesi Borçlar Hukuku Kararları Özel Borç İlişkileri (1969); Hukuki İşlemlerin Çevrilmesi (Tahvili) (1972); Sınırlı Ayni Haklar (1972); Medeni Hukuk Sorunları (1976); Aile Hukuku (1985); and Vergi Hukuku (1989).
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