December 5, 2023


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Legal Research Reports: Israel: Law on Freezing Revenues Designated for Palestinian Authority

The Legislation Library of Congress is very pleased to current the report, Israel: Legislation on Freezing Revenues Specified for Palestinian Authority.

In accordance with the Paris Protocol and Israeli domestic utilizing laws, Israel has been transferring tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority (PA) on a regular basis. The Israeli Protection Cabinet made the decision on February 17, 2019, to freeze that portion of these revenues equivalent to expenses by the PA in the previous yr for payments to households of people today killed, hurt, or imprisoned for attacks on Israel. The government’s authority to deduct quantities compensated by the PA to terrorism operators and their households from its profits transfers derives from a July 8, 2018, laws. A precondition for freezing revenues is the submission of a yearly report by the Minister of Protection on these types of PA payments to the Ministerial Committee for Matters of National Protection and the Committee’s acceptance. The Legislation does not expressly authorize the use of frozen cash for enforcement of judgments in opposition to terrorist act perpetrators or for furthering anti-terrorism assignments.

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