A ruling delivered by the Israeli High Court of Justice on 15 September 2005 in the case of Mara'be et al. … While ascertaining the validity of Israel's construction of the barrier, the ruling determined that the damage to Palestinian livelihood was not proportional to the security needs met, and ordered the state to reexamine the proposed route.
A ruling delivered by the Israeli High Court of Justice on 30 June 2004 in the case of Beit Suriq Village Council et al. … The court accepted most of the plaintiffs' claims, stating that the damage done to them is not proportional to the security needs met, and ordered the government to revise the barrier's route.
Regulations enacted by the British High Commissioner for Palestine, Harold MacMichael, on 28 February 1940. … Following the establishment of Israel in 1948, the legislation that provided for existing laws to be carried over from the Mandatory period specifically abolished the Land Transfers Regulations retroactively from May 1939.