Israel Constitution

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Constitution: history: no formal constitution; some functions of a constitution are filled by the Declaration of Establishment (1948), the Basic Laws, and the Law of Return (as amended)
amendments: proposed by Government of Israel ministers or by the Knesset; passage requires a majority vote of Knesset members and subject to Supreme Court judicial review; 11 of the 13 Basic Laws have been amended at least once, latest in 2014 (2016)

Definition: This entry includes the dates of adoption, revisions, and major amendments.

Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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