Israel: Legal Response to Covid-19

“Israel has a parliamentary regime with a unicameral legislature (‘Knesset’). The Knesset, which consists of 120 members (‘MKs’), is elected in general, representative, multi-party elections. The candidate for Prime Minister who manages to command the support of at least a simple majority of MKs receives from the President the mandate to establish a coalition and form a government. Ministers may or may not be MKs. The Government requires the confidence of the Knesset. Both the government and individual MKs can propose bills. The Knesset has various committees that are involved in both the preparation of bills and function as supervisory bodies over the government.” ..

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