Draft Palestinian Legislation found in Al Jazeera’s Leaked Documents

I have located two draft pieces of Palestinian legislation in  Al Jazeera’s Palestinian Papers Web site.  There may be others, but I have not found an efficient way to search the corpus of documents. Al Jazeera has not named their source, so authenticity cannot be verified.

http://english.aljazeera.net/palestinepapers/

1. Draft of Palestinian Police Law (2005)

Text is in Arabic.

http://transparency.aljazeera.net/en/document/287

Summary from Al Jazeera

This is a draft regarding guidelines that govern the Palestinian police which was sent from office of Mahmoud Abbas to the head of the security committee.

2. Draft of National Intelligence Law (2005)

http://transparency.aljazeera.net/en/document/286

Summary from Al Jazeera:

Draft law regulating the General Intelligence body; the document is addressed to the head of the security and internal affairs committees, and the head of the legal committee, asking them to get the draft ready as soon as possible and put it to the legislative council.

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Part of ongoing discussion on federal government openness and transparency, the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Government Relations Office has delivered to President-elect Barack Obama’s transition team a 114-page report Moving Toward a 21st Century Right-to-Know Agenda: Recommendations to President-elect Obama and Congress including 70+ prioritized recommendations on issues relating to national security and secrecy, usability of government information, and how to create an environment for greater transparency.