Israel > Basic Law: Israel Lands

    { Adopted on: 19 July 1960 }
    { ICL Document Status: 19 July 1960 }


Section 1  Prohibition of transfer of ownership

The ownership of Israel lands, being the lands in Israel of the State, the Development Authority or the Keren Kayemet Le-Israel, shall not be transferred either by sale or in any other manner.

Section 2  Permission by Law

The Section 1 shall not apply to classes of lands and classes of transactions determined for that purpose by Law.

Section 3  Definition

In this Law, "lands" means land, houses, buildings and anything permanently fixed to land.

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