The PA has declared its intention to continue paying terrorists' salaries through banks in the region, leaving the institutions vulnerable to prosecution.
The organization added that Biden's proposal may be “partially illegal” under the conditions of the Taylor Force Act.
PA paid NIS 517.4m. on these salaries in 2019, some NIS 15m. more than previous year
The decision came ahead of legislation set to take force on Saturday, which makes the transfer of 'pay for slay' payments to terrorists a criminal act.
“The antithesis of peace is taking money to reward terrorists for being terrorists... You cannot have a state that rewards terrorism – this is contradictory to the whole world order.” – PMW official.
This is the first time that a justice minister has taken such things into his own hands.
"This is another step in the campaign against terrorists, we are working so that Jewish blood will no longer be financially lucrative," the Defense Minister said.
The PA pays Arabs living in the territories and Israeli Arabs monthly salaries for murdering Israeli soldiers and civilians.
Halabi was honored by the PA, with a street named after him and a monument in his honor being erected in Abu Qash and a street being named after him.
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit has urged the National Labor Court to reject a family's request for state benefits while receiving of 'pay for slay' payments.