Retiring Beinisch could annul ‘discriminatory law’

28.02.2012                      05.Adar. 5772

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Retiring Beinisch could annul ‘discriminatory law’

Retiring Supreme Court president to rule on petitions against law denying income support to those with cars.

Women’s and human rights groups are hoping that Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch and the High Court of Justice will overturn what they say is a discriminatory law in her final High Court ruling.
Beinisch will pronounce her final judgement before her retirement in a special farewell ceremony in the court on Tuesday, and has chosen to rule on three High Court petitions that ask the court to overturn two articles of the Income Support Law, which prevent people who own a car from receiving income support….