The public security minister gets to appoint the chief of police and the chief gets to make ultimate decision about how the police handle probes of public figures.
Having lost a battle with Mandelblit before the High Court of Justice, Ohana had hoped the comptroller would create problems for the attorney-general.
Amir Ohana attacks A-G on way out the door
The emergency order first went into effect mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak, freezing all non-essential proceedings.
The left has accused the Justice Minister of shutting down the courts to delay Netanyahu's trial
Ohana's office reported that further steps would be examined and taken.
Likud MK Miki Zohar said that Gantz is presenting views that are “on the way to make our Jewish and democratic state into a legal dictatorship.”
Mandelblit warns opening probe into prosecution’s treatment of police would become politicized days before election
“The public must know [the content] before the [March] elections, to hold an open and transparent public discussions,” he said.
Mandelblit did not reject the idea from being raised by a new and permanent government following the March 2 election.