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  Tevet 14, 5772 , 09/01/12

8 Demolition Orders for Illegal Building in eastern J'm

Manager Ofir May of the Jerusalem municipality's building and construction department said, Monday, that the city took out eight demolition orders against illegal buildings in the predominantly-Arab eastern part of the capital in 2011, while 68 such orders were taken out for illegal building in the predominantly Jewish western part of the city.

May's report was made to the Knesset Interior and Environment Committee, which was discussing the lack of law enforcement regarding illegal construction in Jerusalem.

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