FOUNDATIONS OF LAW, 5740—1980 *
sources of law.
|1. Where the court, faced with a legal question requiring decision, finds no answer to it in statute law or case-law or by analogy, it shall decide it in the light of the principles of freedom, justice, equity and peace of Israel's heritage.|
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* Passed by the Knesset on the 10th Av, 5740 (23rd July, 1980) and published in Sefer Ha-Chukkim No. 978 of the 18th Av, 5740 (31st July, 1980), p. 163; the Bill and an Explanatory Note were published in Hatza'ot Chok No. 1361 of 5738, p. 307.
(1) Laws of Palestine vol. III, p. 2569 (English Edition).
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SOURCE: "Laws of the State of Israel: Authorized Translation from the Hebrew, Volume 34". Government Printer, Jerusalem, Israel (1948-1989), p. 181.
(C) Israel Law Resource Center, February, 2007.