Hapoel firecracker 224.8.
(photo credit: Asaf Kliger)
The Knesset Law Committee passed on Wednesday an addition to the criminal
procedure order designating fines ranging from NIS 350- NIS 1,800 for violations
of the Abatement of Nuisances Law, having to do with noise in residential
According to the new regulations, lighting firecrackers in a
residential neighborhood or operating a sound car alarm will cost individual
transgressors NIS 350 and organizations NIS 700.
Setting off fire works,
installing a car alarm, operating loud gardening tools, between 2 and 4 p.m. or
after 7 p.m., or operating a leaf blower at any time of the day, will produce a
fine of NIS 450 for individuals and NIS 900 for organizations.
fines will be doubled upon a second transgression.
Other actions that are
forbidden under the new regulations are construction or renovation works between
10 p.m. and 7 a.m. as well as playing loud music or operating public
announcement systems after 11 p.m.
Operating an emergency siren without
cause is also forbidden by the ordinances.
The regulations regarding
fireworks provide exemptions for special occasions such as Independence Day,
Jerusalem Day and Purim.
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