Laws, Regulation and Control

Laws, Regulation and Control

The Law, Regulation and Control Division deals with legislation procedures at the Knesset [Israeli parliament] which have an impact on the local government, as well as preforming legal activity in the various Knesset committees and connects the Federation of Local Authorities, with the government and public bodies. Amongst others, the division works toward initiating bills of law, legislation procedures, representing the Federation in legal proceedings and joining standing proceedings, which have ramifications on local authorities. In addition, the division centralizes the activities of the former mayors' forum and the mediation center which provides mediation services to local authorities. The division also advise  and assist the local authorities in solving the existing problems and mediate between the local authorities and the relevant government ministries.the division also takes care of housing, planning and construction, and is involved in government decisions related to the local authorities in this field. 
Kfir Cohen, Deputy Director 972-3-6844296kfir@masham.org.i

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