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  12/7/2008, Kislev 10, 5769

Government Establishes Authority for Illegal Building


The government approved, in its cabinet meeting on Sunday, the establishment of an authority to deal with planning and building. The new authority was conceived by Interior Minister Meir Shitrit.

The new building authority will be responsible to uphold the law in the areas of planning and building. It will especially concern itself with the now widespread phenomenon of illegal building.