Land expropriation in Israel
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Land expropriation in Israel law, culture and society by Yifat Holzman-Gazit

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Eminent domain -- Israel,
  • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Israel,
  • Public lands -- Israel,
  • Land use -- Law and legislation -- Israel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Yifat Holzman-Gazit.
SeriesLaw, justice, and power
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKMK2544 .H65 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17885433M
ISBN 109780754625438
LC Control Number2007014530

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Book Description. Historically, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to limit the state's powers of expropriation and to protect private property. This book argues that the Court's land expropriation jurisprudence can only be understood against the political, cultural and institutional context in which it was shaped.   Historically, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to limit the state's powers of expropriation and to protect private property. This book argues that the Court's land expropriation jurisprudence can only be understood against the political, cultural and institutional context in which it was : Taylor And Francis.   Historically, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to limit the state's powers of expropriation and to protect private property. This book argues that the Court's land expropriation jurisprudence can only be understood against the political, cultural and institutional context in which it was by: Israel Defends Law Allowing Expropriation of Palestinian Lands, Even 'If Someone Is Hurt' The law was passed by the Knesset in February to retroactively legalize thousands of structures built illegally on private Palestinian land across the West Bank, in settlements and in outposts, but was then frozen.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm. Contents: The statutory framework of expropriation and the land tenure regime --Civil rights and land expropriation: double standard in the court in the pre-constitutional era --Nation-building and the ideology of public land ownership --The public use requirement: the impact of immigration .   Historically, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to limit the state's powers of expropriation and to protect private property. This book argues that the Court's land expropriation jurisprudence can only be understood against the political, cultural and institutional context in which it was shaped. Security and economic pressures, the precarious status of the Court in .   Other methods employed by Israel to take control of land include seizure for military needs, declaration of land as "abandoned assets," and the expropriation of land for public needs. Each of these is based on a different legal foundation. In addition, Israel has assisted private citizens purchasing land on the "free market.". Israel’s expropriation jurisprudence in the pre-constitutional era, from the s to. the late s, was marked by judicial deference. During that period, the concept. of judicial review as applied to legislative acts was not recognized. Yet even so, and. despite the fact that Israel lacked a constitution (and therefore also a constitutionalAuthor: Yifat Holzman-Gazit.

Land expropriation in the West Bank refers to the practices employed by the State of Israel to take over Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. From to Israel had issued over 1, military seizure orders alone to that purpose. Overview. The mechanisms by which. An Ottoman land law dating from allows uncultivated land to be declared state land. This law, which is still in force in the West Bank, is what was used to carry out the expropriation. According to last Sunday's decree, the lands in question belong to the village of Karyut. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary Throughout most of the country's history, Israel's Supreme Court has failed to set limits on the powers of land expropriation and to provide protection to private property. This book studies the Israeli case law of land expropriation against the social characteristics, political realities and ideologies of. “The expropriation case law of the ’s and in fact up until the late ’s,” Holzman-Gazit concludes, “was decided in opposition to the ethos of capitalism and private land ownership” (p). Holzman-Gazit traces the sorry story of the expropriation of Arab land in the aftermath of Israel’s independence.