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Likud MK: 'Overrule Clause bill is nothing more than a trick'

Likud MK Ariel Kellner responded to Yamina MK Ayelet Shaked's bill on the Overrule Clause.

"The bill on the Overrule Clause is nothing more than a hoax," said MK Kellner. "The Right bloc has only 59 seats in the Knesset. Even if we bring all the isolated from home, we don't have a majority. That's the simple truth.

"Essentially, the situation at the moment is absurd. If anyone needs to overrule here, it's the Supreme Court on laws enacted by the Knesset. Not the other way around. Disqualification of a law should be with a full Supreme Court panel and unanimously. If there is one judge who thinks the law passed is correct, there is no reason why the decision of the House of Representatives should not be respected. Secondly, the big problem in the Supreme Court isn't disqualifying laws but disregarding them. The way judges are elected must be changed. This is much more important and much more critical. And even that currently has no majority. In addition, it's important to remember that were it not for the adventure of the New Right the first time around, Shaked's proposal could have been more than a trick. "

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