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Name: Basic Law of Government
Country: Israel
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-03-18
Entry into force:
ISN: ISR-1992-L-39135
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1994-09, Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States of America, pp. 9-58
Abstract/Citation: Replaces the 1968 Basic Law by the same name in its entirety, and encompasses the Law on Direct Election of the Prime Minister. Provides that a chief executive must personally receive a popular mandate and uncontestable power to form a government. Limitations on this power are the Knesset's approval of the Prime Minister's cabinet and a smaller Knesset majority to oust the government.
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