Title Basic Law: Freedom of Occupation
 

Date of adoption

 

 

9 March 1994

 

Entry into force

 

 

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Text versions English

 

Official source: Sefer Ha-Chukkim No. 1454 of 10 March 1994

Abstract

 

Guarantees every Israel national or resident’s “right to engage in any occupation, profession or trade”. Any violation of this right shall be “by a law befitting the values of the State of Israel, enacted for a proper purpose, and to an extent no greater than is required.”

 

This Basic Law: Freedom of Occupation repeals and replaces the former Basic Law on freedom of occupation, enacted in 1992

 

  • 2. The purpose of this Basic Law if to protect freedom of occupation, in order to establish in a Basic Law the values of the State of Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.
  • 5. All governmental authorities are bound to respect the freedom of occupation of all Israel nationals and residents.