Last modified: 2015-06-29 by andrew weeks
Keywords: judea and samaria district | mekhoz yehuda veshomeron | yehuda veshomeron | west bank occupied territories | jenin subdistrict | nablus subdistrict | tulkarem subdistrict | jordan subdistrict | ram'allah subdis |
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Israeli municipalities in West Bank areas seized from Jordan and occupied since 1967 cannot register their emblems. The reason is that those areas are not legally part of Israel and according to international law they are governed by decrees of the military commander of the areas. Many Israeli laws are in force in those municipalities when adopted there by the military commander, but the Symbols/Emblems Protection Act of 1974 is not one of them.
Dov Gutterman, 19 January 2003
These local authorities are in the 'C' areas in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. This makes reference to the classification:
Nathan Lamm, 13 November 2001