The recent Constitutional amendments have brought so-me new norms to our legal system in respect to senior executive officers. By these constitutional amendments, it is predicted that senior executive officers can be appointed and removed by the President and the procedures and principles concerned their appointment can be regulated by the Presidential decree. In order to enforce these norms, a Presidential Decree (No:3) was introduces by the Turkish President. With this Presidential Decree, in fact, the appointment procedures and principles of senior executive officers by the President were specified.
While the appointment procedures and principles of se-nior executive officers by the President are given a place wit-hin the mentioned Decree, a method to list senior executive officers is followed. However it is not possible to understand precisely some officers listed in the Decree whether they are senior level. At the same time, some provisions are given a place in the laws relevant to senior executive officers, however due to the law and the presidential decree connection has not been completely revealed in our legal system just now, this point likewise originates some questions in the specification of senior executive officers. In this article, the issue of disclosure of these challenges and which public officers are referred to the senior level are tried to be clarified within the scope of the Presidential Decree No: 3.