Palestinian judiciary and the rule of law in the autonomous areas
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Palestinian judiciary and the rule of law in the autonomous areas an introduction by Viktoria Wagner

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Published by PASSIA, Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs in Jerusalem .
Written in English



  • Palestinian National Authority.,
  • West Bank.,
  • Gaza Strip.


  • Justice, Administration of -- West Bank.,
  • Justice, Administration of -- Gaza Strip.,
  • Rule of law -- West Bank.,
  • Rule of law -- Gaza Strip.,
  • Palestinian National Authority.

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Edition Notes

StatementViktoria Wagner.
LC ClassificationsKMM657 .W34 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3979695M
LC Control Number2001302084

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The Palestinian Authority – through the Core Group on the Rule of Law – has created a strategic framework and development scheme aimed at strengthening each of these areas. Military courts’ jurisdiction over civilians. During the Berlin Conference in Support of Palestinian Civil Security and the Rule of Law which was convened on 24 June , bilateral donors made pledges towards the rule of law, amounting to over US$ million. However, it is understood that only a smaller portion of the funds have been.   Constitution of Palestine of CHAPTER ONE GENERAL PROVISIONS ARTICLE 1 The Palestinian people are the source of all authority which shall be exercised, during the transitional period, through the legislative, executive and judicial authorities in the manner provided for in this Basic Law. The Palestinian Law does not seem to give such spe- cial or additional incentives for each zone. have criticized the establishment of this type of courts in the autonomous areas. They all expressed their respective views that the establishment of State Security Courts is an encroachment on the rule of law, the principle of the inde.

High Judicial Council, the General Prosecution, the religious judiciary, the military judiciary, the Bar Association, anti-Corruption Commission, law faculties at Birzeit University, the University of Jerusalem, and Al-Najah University, the Palestinian Judicial Institute, the Palestinian Police and representation of the private sector. an autonomous but integrated manner. pendence of the judiciary and the rule of law. Democratic Development Unit Unit is carrying out studies on Palestinian women and the law, while supporting the amendment of local laws inconsistent with women’s rights. Autonomous areas are regions of a State, usually possessing some ethnic or cultural which enjoy some degree of local or home rule, accord with a national organic law on judicial authority. The Palestinian judicial system is unique because Palestine has been occupied and influenced by different powers and rulers over the last century, which shaped today’s legal and judiciary n, British, Jordanian, Egyptian and Israeli law are all still enforceable in parallel with Palestinian law. Palestinian law was enacted after the creation of the Palestinian National Authority.

with the international rule of law itself’ (at 84). This is the ‘core’ of the issue and the primary reason for this work, that attributes to national courts a primary and autonomous role in ensuring domes-tic law’s consistency with international law, and in ascertaining the latter’s content. at New York University on Octo   The Palestinian Authority (PA) is facing sharp criticism over its attempt to "encroach" on the judicial authority and turn it into a tool in the hands of President Mahmoud Abbas. Palestinian law is the law administered by the Palestinian National Authority within the territory pursuant to the Oslo has an unusually unsettled status, as of , due to the complex legal history of the area. Palestinian law includes many of the legal regimes and precepts used in Palestinian ruled territory and administered by the Palestinian Authority (West Bank areas A and B. The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) is the largest civilian mission ever launched under the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) of the European supports selected Kosovo rule of law institutions on their path towards increased effectiveness, sustainability, multi-ethnicity and accountability, free from political interference and in full compliance .