Legislation


Tariffs on Personal Products to Be Reduced

The Health, Economy and Finance Ministries have agreed on a plan that will significantly reduce tariffs on makeup, personal care and beauty products. The new regulations have been presented to…

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Knesset Passes Amendment to Halt Shabbos Work

The Knesset approved in a second and third reading early Tuesday a bill proposal  by United Torah Judaism MK Rabbi Moshe Gafni determining that the labor minister would have to take…

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New Law Would Limit Cash Transactions

The Finance Ministry is promoting a law that would limit the use of cash in business deals in Israel. The law would limit cash transactions between individuals to NIS 25,000.…

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New Rules Would Keep PA Debtors Out of Israel

Palestinian Authority residents who owe debts to Israelis will no longer be given entry or work permits to Israeli cities, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked have…

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Rabbi Litzman: Stop Double Pay for Shabbos Labor

After resigning from the Health Ministry Sunday because of work on the train system last Shabbos, MK Rabbi Litzman said he wants to pass a law according to which companies…

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New Law Would Give ‘Sole Importers’ Competition

A law that would prohibit the existence of “sole importers” was approved for further legislation by the Ministerial Law Committee. The bill, proposed by Economy Minister Eli Cohen, would allow…

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