‘Grunis Bill’ is now law

03.01.2012                      08.Tewet. 5772

Innenpolitik:

‘Grunis Bill’ is now law

Move paves way for Justice Asher Dan Grunis to replace High Court president Beinisch.

The minimum tenure for a Supreme Court president has been lowered from three to two years, after the “Grunis Bill” passed in its final reading on Monday night.
The initiative was known as the “Grunis Bill” because it will allow Supreme Court Justice Asher Dan Grunis, an opponent of judicial activism, to replace Dorit Beinisch as president of the court when she retires at age 70 – the mandatory retirement age – in February. Grunis will be 67 at that time, which would have disqualified him from the position….