PM postpones cabinet discussion of NGO bill

08.12.2011                      12.Kislev. 5772

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PM postpones cabinet discussion of NGO bill

Proposed legislation limiting foreign funding of NGOs temporarily shelved after A-G says unconstitutional; UKs Hague slams bills.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu decided Wednesday not to hold a discussion and vote on a bill to restrict foreign funding of NGOs at Sunday's cabinet meeting as had originally been scheduled.
Israeli media quoted sources in the Prime Minister's Office as saying the decision was made after Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein said Tuesday that the proposed legislation was unconstitutional….