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THIS LAW: Area of Jurisdiction and Powers Ordinance (passed by the Knesset September 22, 1948).
ITS AMENDMENTS: (2.14.56)


 
AREA OF JURISDICTION AND POWERS ORDINANCE
No.29 of 5708-1948*
  THE PROVISIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE hereby enacts as follows :-
Area of
application
of law.
1. Any law applying to the whole of the State of Israel shall be deemed to apply to the whole of the area including both the area of the State of Israel and any part of Palestine which the Minister of Defence has defined by proclamation as being held by the Defence Army of Israel.
Area of
competence.
2. Any person or body of persons competent by virtue of a law as aforesaid to hold office or act.in the whole of the State of Israel shall be deemed to be competent to hold office or act in the whole of the area including both the area of the State of Israel and any part of Palestine which the Minister of Defence has defined by proclamation as being held by the Defence Army of Israel.
Commence-
ment;
validation
of acts.
3. This Ordinance shall have effect retroactively as from the 6th Iyar, 5708 (15th May, 1948), and all acts done which, but for the.provisions of this Ordinance, would be without effect are hereby validated retroactively.
Title. 4. This Ordinance may be cited as the Area of Jurisdiction and Powers Ordinance, 5708-1948.
12th Elul, 5708 (16th September, 1948)
    DAVID BEN-GURION
Prime Minister
and Minister of Defence
    FELIX ROSENBLUETH
Minister of Justice
* Published in the Official Gazette, No. 23 of the 18th Elul, 5708 (22ND September, 1948).


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THIS LAW: Area of Jurisdiction and Powers Ordinance (passed by the Knesset September 22, 1948).
ITS AMENDMENTS: (2.14.56)

SOURCE: "Laws of the State of Israel: Authorized Translation from the Hebrew, Volume I". Government Printer, Jerusalem, Israel (1948-1987), p.64.

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