Key Israeli Anti-Terror Legislation
The Counter-Terrorism Law, 5776-2016
The object of this Law is to establish criminal and administrative legal provisions, including special
enforcement powers, for the purpose of combatting terrorism, including for –
(1) Preventing the establishment, existence and activity of terrorist organizations;
(2) Preventing and foiling terrorist offenses carried out by terrorist organization or individuals;
– all while taking into account the characteristics of the terrorist organizations and the terrorist
offenses; the anticipated danger they pose to the security of the State of Israel, its residents and its governmental order; and the State of Israel's commitment to combatting terrorism in the spirit of the international conventions to which it is party – balanced alongside the State of Israel's commitment to human rights and the accepted standards in this field as provided by international law.