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Today: Oct 19, 2017

32,000-Shekel Arnona Tax Debts Cancelled Health & Social Rights Reinstated to Two Jerusalemite Families

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A fter years of legal follow-up with the Israeli Labor Court, JCSER was able to restore the social, economic & health rights to Hanna De'ibes from Occupied Jerusalem, after the National Insurance Institute (NII) discontinued the family's national insurance several years ago under the pretext that the family resides outside the municipal boundaries of Jerusalem.

JCSER Advocate Farid Mahajneh, who followed up the case file, said, 'On 22 September 2004, the Center obtained a preventive order from the Court, forcing the (NII) to restore the family's health insurance immediately until a final decision is issued.'

The decision reads as follows: 'The way in which the NII discontinued the family's health insurance was improper. The family was informed about the loss of the national insurance only after approaching a clinic for medical treatment, instead of being notified directly by the (NII), which is supposed to prove that the family resides outside Jerusalem, not asking the family members to prove their residency.'

In light of this decision, the (NII) was requested to reinstate the family's health insurance.

In light of this decision, the (NII) was requested to restore the family's health insurance. Witnesses and data available to the court confirmed that the family resides permanently in Jerusalem. The court heard the witnesses' statements during a session held on 03 July 2006. Another court session was set for 04 September 2006 to hear to the NII's testimonies and statements. Before the court session, the NII, however, was convinced with the validity of the witnesses' statements, and, therefore, was forced to acknowledge the fact that the family has been residing in Jerusalem since 1967 to date. With this, the family's social, economic & health rights have been restored in full.

The Center has recently succeeded in obtaining the cancellation of a 32,000- shekel Arnona tax imposed by the Jerusalem Municipality on Yasser Gheith, a Palestinian Jerusalemite resident of Ath-Thori of Occupied East Jerusalem. The tax was imposed on an old property which was registered in his name.