Israel’s Constitution of 1958 with Amendments through 2013


Judicial Independence

 
Article 1. […] 2. A person vested with judicial power shall not, in judicial matters, be subject to any authority but that of the Law.
 

Judicial Council or Parallel Institution

 
Article 13. Disciplinary proceedings. A judge shall be subject to the jurisdiction of a Court of Discipline. b. A Court of Discipline shall consist of judges or judges retired on pension appointed by the President of the Supreme Court. c. Provisions as to the grounds for instituting disciplinary proceedings, the modes of filing complaints, the composition of the bench, the powers of the Court of Discipline and the disciplinary measures it shall be authorized to impose shall be prescribed by Law. The rules of procedure shall be in accordance with Law. Article 12. Criminal proceedings a. No criminal investigation shall be opened against a judge save with the consent of the Attorney-General, and no indictment shall be filed against a judge saved by the Attorney-General. b. A criminal charge against a judge shall not be tried save before a District Court consisting of three judges, unless the judge has consented that the charge be tried in the ordinary manner. c. The provisions of this section shall not apply to categories of offences designated by Law.
 

Attorney General’s Office

 
Article 12. Criminal proceedings a. No criminal investigation shall be opened against a judge save with the consent of the Attorney-General, and no indictment shall be filed against a judge saved by the Attorney-General.

General Assembly

Report on Disciplinary Proceedings Against Judges, October 15, 2020

Human Rights Council

Report: Independence of Public Prosecutors, Corruption and Human Rights, July 13, 2020

General Assembly - October 16, 2019

Report on the UN Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary

Human Rights Council - June 24, 2019

Report on freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly of judges and prosecutors

General Assembly - October 25, 2018

Report on Bar Associations

Human Rights Council - June 22, 2018

Report on Judicial Councils

General Assembly -October 17, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime

Human Rights Council - June 12, 2017

Report on Judicial Corruption and Organized Crime