13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate? - Israel

Country: 
Israel
Question: 
13. Is there a ban on the use of state resources in favour or against a political party or candidate?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

"a) No use shall be made in connection with propaganda for primaries in the money or tangible or intangible assets of an audited body as defined in paragraphs (1) to (4) and (9) of the State Comptroller Law, or of a corporation which the Government or a local authority participates in its management or capital... ecept for use as specified below: (1) use... in public halls and public places that are normally open for such use; (2) the use of assets provided by the State to the authority of a Minister, a Deputy Minister or a Member of the Knesset, or that were provided by the local authority to the authority of the Head of the Authority; The provisions of this paragraph shall not derogate from the restrictions on the use of such assets imposed under any law or rules of ethics."

Source: Article 28y3(a), Parties Law, 1992.

"a) No use shall be made in connection with propaganda for elections in the money or tangible or intangible assets of an audited body as defined in paragraphs (1) to (4) and (9) of the State Comptroller Law, or of a corporation which the Government or a local authority participates in its management or capital... ecept for use as specified below: (1) use... in public halls and public places that are normally open for such use; (2) the use of assets provided by the State to the authority of a Minister, a Deputy Minister or a Member of the Knesset, or that were provided by the local authority to the authority of the Head of the Authority; The provisions of this paragraph shall not derogate from the restrictions on the use of such assets imposed under any law or rules of ethics."

Source: Article 2a, Knesset Elections Law (Propaganda Methods), 1959