Discriminatory Laws in Israel

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NameLaw Type IdLaw StatusYear
World Zionist Organization-Jewish Agency (Status) Law Culture and LanguageActive1952
Use of Hebrew Date LawCulture and LanguageActive1998
Trade with the Enemy Ordinance Culture and LanguageActive1939
The Golan Heights Law1967 Occupied TerritoriesActive1981
State Stamp Law National Identity SymbolsActive1949
State Education LawEducationActive1953
Second Authority for Television and Radio Law Culture and LanguageActive1990
Revoking child allowances from parents of children convicted of security offenses - Amendment No. 163 to the National Insurance ActEconomic RightsActive2015
Religious Jewish Services Law ReligionActive1971
Regional Councils Law (Date of General Elections) Special Amendment No. 6 Political ParticipationActive2009
Public Lands Law (Eviction of Squatters)Land and Planning RightsActive1981
Protection of Holy Sites LawReligionActive1967
Order stripping essential procedural safeguards from “security” detainees - Amendment No. 4 to the Criminal Procedure Law (Detainee Suspected of Security Offence) (Temporary Order)Criminal Law and ProceduresActive2015
NGO “Funding Transparency” LawFreedom of AssociationActive2016
National Priority Areas - The Economic Efficiency Law - Legislative Amendments for Implementing the Economic Plan for 2009-2010Economic RightsActive2009
National Planning and Building Law -Limitation of Water, Electricity and Telephone Land and Planning RightsActive1965
National Planning and Building LawLand and Planning RightsActive1965
Mandatory minimum sentences for convicted stone-throwers - Amendment No. 120 to the Israeli Penal Code Criminal Law and ProceduresActive2015
Law to Strip Payments from a Current or Former Member of Knesset due to a CrimeEconomic RightsActive2011
Law of Yad Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1969) and Law of Mikve Israel Agricultural School (1976)Culture and LanguageActive1969