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    • Erez
    • 07.12.11 | 07:53 (IST)

    The basic laws are a comprehensive constitution. The reason why they are called basic laws is because when the Knesset drafted the original ones after the country's creation they intended for them to be a temporary constitution. They've just never gotten around to changing it to "permanent".

    from the article: AG to Netanyahu: Bills targeting Israeli rights groups' funds are unconstitutional
    First published 00:43 07.12.11 | Last updated 00:43 07.12.11
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