Knesset passes bill to let security guards use ‚reasonable force‘

18.07.2012                      28.Tammus. 5772

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Knesset passes bill to let security guards use 'reasonable force'

Legislation intended to prevent incidents such as stabbings that take place outside bars.

Private security guards will be authorized to use "reasonable force" to block people from entering a building or to kick them out in an effort to prevent a violent act from taking place, under a bill approved by the Knesset Interior and Environment Committee yesterday for the second and third readings in the Knesset….