(A bill providing for imposing a NIS 500,000 (US$ 140,000) fine on any agency that calls for boycotting Israel as a public compensation for affected parties, without demonstrating the volume of damages sustained.)

Initiator: Yoav Kish from the Likud Party and others
Bill No. 4555/20/F


MK Yoav Kish from the Likud Party proposed this bill, which entitles courts to impose a NIS 500,000 (US$ 140,000)  on the day of submission  fine on any agency that calls for boycotting Israel as a public compensation.

In addition to Kish, the bill was initiated by MKs Nava Boker and Miki Zohar (Likud), Michael Malchieli (Shas), and Tali Ploskov and Yifat Shasha-Biton (Kulanu [All of Us]).

Prospects of the bill:
It will be difficult that this bill be enacted into a law at the current 20th Knesset. The bills lacks legal standards.

Saturday, October 23, 2021


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