Expanding the Rabbinical Courts’ Powers

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Passed the preliminary reading on February 22, 2023 What this means: The rabbinical courts will be granted the ability to rule on civil issues, if stipulated in a contract or both parties agree. The result: Hurting women, […]

The Internal Affairs Law

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Passed the preliminary reading on February 22, 2023 What this means: The Police Internal Affairs Department will be subordinate to the Minister of Justice, who will also appoint the head of the department. In addition, the police […]

The Police’s Subordination to the Elected Authorities​

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: First Reading The explanations: According to Minister of National Security Itamar Ben-Gvir, who had submitted the bill, policy-making by elected officials is a “fundamental principle of democracy”. According to him, the amendment aims to apply the same […]

The Incapacitation Law

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading Preparation for the first reading First reading Second reading Third reading Status: Passed on March 23 ,2023 What this means: It is impossible to declare a prime minister incapacitated, except in case of physical or mental incapacity. The legal advisor to the government will not be able […]

The Second Deri Law​

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Passed the preliminary reading on February 22, 2023 | Passed the first reading What this means: The court will be unable to revoke minister appointments, except as expressly provided for in the Basic Law: Government. The goal: […]

Revocation of the Seniority System

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Initial discussions What this means: The longest-serving judge will no longer be named President of the Supreme Court, but rather, the president will be selected by the Judicial Selection Committee. It would also be possible to appoint […]

Striking Down Ordinary Laws

BACK Click the to go back Preparation for the first reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Passed the preliminary reading on February 21, 2023   Explanation: This is a private bill by Rotman that passed the preliminary reading. He pushed for a similar bill in the Constitution Committee.   What […]

The Legal Advisors Law

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Initial discussions What this means: The opinions of the legal advisors to the government and government ministries will no longer be binding. The Prime Minister and the ministers will be able to disregard them, and hire their […]

Elimination of the Standard of Reasonableness

BACK Click the to go back Preliminary reading First reading Second + third reading (in one session) Status: Initial discussions What this means: The court will not be able to revoke government resolutions on grounds of their “extreme unreasonableness”. According to Levin, the cause will be completely abolished. According to Rotman, it will apply, but […]

The Composition of the Judicial Selection Committee

to go back Click the The Composition of the Judicial Selection Committee BACK Second + third reading (in one session) Preparation for the third & second reading Preliminary reading Preparation for the first reading Status: Passed the first reading on February 21, 2023 What it means: The committee will consist of nine members and the […]