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The West Bank and the Rule of Law: a Study by Rajaj Shahadeh, Barrister-At-Law, Ramallah, Assisted by Jonathan Kuttab, Jur. D. , Attorney of the Bar of New York

Shehadeh, Raja

Published by International Commission of Jurists and Its West Bank Affiliate Law in the Service of Man, 1980
ISBN 10: 929037005X / ISBN 13: 9789290370055
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Title: The West Bank and the Rule of Law: a Study ...

Publisher: International Commission of Jurists and Its West Bank Affiliate Law in the Service of Man

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition: Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.


128 pages. Original card wrappers. Some edgewear to corners of wrappers. Previous owner's rubber stamps on title page and contents page. "This study is the first survey to have been made of the changes in the law and the legal system intriduced by the Israeli military authorities during the 13 years of the occupation of the West Bank. In the words of the Secretary-General of the International Commission of Jurists it argues that, contrary to international law, 'the military government has extended its legislation and administration far beyond that of an occupying power, concerned only with the security of its military forces' [.] // Law in the Service of Man, which became an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists in 1979, was formed by a group of West Bank Palesetinians to develop and uphold the principles of the rule of law in the West Bank, carry out legal research, and provide legal services for the community. This is the group's first publication. " - from rear wrapper. Contents: Preface; Introduction; Part One: The Judiciary and the Legal Profession - 1. Jordanian Legislation Relating to the Court System; 2. Structural Changes in the Courts after 1967; 3. Usurpation of Powers of Civil Tribunals and Administrative Bodies; 4. Access to the West Bank Courts; 5. Functioninf of the Courts; 6. The Legal Profession; References; Part Two: Restrictions on Basic Rights; 1. Introduction; 2. Property Rights; 3. Right to Development and Adequate Government Services; 4. Freedom of Movement; 5. Collective Punishment; 6. Freedom of Assembly; 7. Freedom of Speech and Expressions; 8. Academic Freedom; References; Part Three: Israeli Alterations to Jordanian Law; 1. Introduction; 2. Land Laws; 3. Military Orders Amending Laws Dealing with Water Rights; 4. Amendments to Laws Dealing with Water Rights; 4. Amendments to Laws Dealing with Municipalities and Town Councils; 5. Amendments to the Law on Town and Village Planning; 6. Amendments to the Labour Law; 7. Amendments to the Laws on Taxation, Revenue, Customs Duties and Weights and Measures; 8. Abolition of the Death Penalty; 9. Conclusion; References; Appendix: Military Procamation No. 101 (as amended by Order No. 718) Concerning the prohibtion of incitement and adverse propaganda.; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002445

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