Rights groups slam bill limiting High Court power

27.11.2011                      01.Kislev. 5772                      Rosch Chodesch

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Rights groups slam bill limiting High Court power

C'tee set to debate limiting NGOs who file petitions against gov't authority decisions; Meridor threatens to quit if bill passed.

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation is set to debate on Sunday a bill to limit so-called "public petitioners" – organizations and NGOs who file High Court of Justice petitions against decisions made by government authorities.
The bill, initiated by MK Danny Danon (Likud) seeks to impose regulations to define which organizations may file High Court petitions….