Adverse Court Rulings Force Modification of Palestine Emergency Acts
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Adverse Court Rulings Force Modification of Palestine Emergency Acts

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The Times reported today from Jerusalem that weak spots in emergency regulations for dealing with terrorism, indicated by recent court verdicts upsetting Government measures, had been remedied by amendments. No steps have been taken to modify the regulations for collective fines of towns where acts of sabotage occur, the report said. Nineteen of these fines have been invalidated by court decision.

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