Bennett-Lapid Government Set to Assume Power. But When Is Netanyahu Moving Out?

Michael Hauser Tov
Michael Hauser Tov
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Despite concerns – some expressed in jest, some very serious – that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will try to cling to authority after his ouster, the fact remains that an outgoing prime minister cannot remain in power after a new government has been sworn in.

Israel, unlike many countries, lacks a detailed protocol for the transfer of power, but the Basic Law on the Government explicitly states that “the government shall be established once the Knesset has expressed confidence in it, and the ministers shall thereupon assume office.”

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