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Name: Law of 2012 on Weight Restrictions in the Modelling Industry.
Country: Israel
Subject(s): Specific categories of workers; Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-03-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Reshomot,Sefer Ha Choukem, 2012-03-27, No. 2347, P. 230 - P.231
ISN: ISR-2012-L-94411
Bibliography: Reshomot,Sefer Ha Choukem, 2012-03-27, No. 2347, P. 230 - P.231
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Abstract/Citation: The law prohibits advertisements which display models (both male and female) which are underweight in accordance to measuring formulas prescribed in the law (i.e. body mass index). Models will be obliged to produce a doctor's certificate prior to taking part in the production of an advertisement.
Additionally, if an advertiser alters the appearance of the model by digital means, the advertisement must contain a notice which clarifies that the model's body features were graphically altered.

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