Movement for Quality Government demands PM appoint deputy

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May 22, 2013 09:25

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu must appoint a permanent deputy, the Movement for Quality Government demanded Tuesday.

The government watchdog NGO wrote a letter to the Prime Minister's Office and Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein pointing out that Basic Law: Government says that if the prime minister is abroad or incapacitated, his deputy will temporarily take his place as acting prime minister.

In other words, the Movement for Quality Government explained, Acting Prime Minister is a job with authority defined by law.


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