Title Basic Law: Human Dignity and Liberty
 

Date of adoption

 

 

17 Marc, 1992

 

Entry into force

 

 

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Official source: Sefer Ha-Chukkim No. 1391 of 25 March 1992

Abstract
 

Declares basic human rights in Israel are based on the recognition of the value of man, the sanctity of his life and the fact that he is free. Defines human freedom as right to leave and enter the country, privacy (including speech, writings, and notes), intimacy, and protection from unlawful searches of one’s person or property. This law includes instruction regarding its own permanence and protection from changes by means of emergency regulations

 

  • Section 5: There shall be no deprivation or restriction of the liberty of a person by imprisonment, arrest, extradition or otherwise.
  • Section 6:                                                                                                                (a) All persons are free to leave Israel.                                                                   (b) Every Israeli national has the right of entry into Israel from abroad.

 

The included Amendment was passed by the Knesset on 9 March 1994 ad published in Sefer Ha-Chukkim No. 1454 dated 10 March 1994. Please note that Israel has no written constitution in one single document, but a set of Basic Laws, including:

LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1335; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1333; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1329; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1331; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1325; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1332; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1334; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1326; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1327; LEGAL/REFLEG/e/1328;