Penal Law, 1977 (Abridged Translation)

This Law defines the criminal framework of Israeli law. Relevant portions are quoted below:

Article 11: Nuisances

Public Nuisance 215. (a) A person who does an act not authorized by law or omits to discharge a legal duty and thereby causes the public any injury, danger or annoyance or obstructs or causes inconvenience to it in the exercise of public rights creates a public nuisance and is liable to imprisonment for one year….
Act likely to spread disease 218. A person who willfully or negligently does an act which is, and which he knows or has reason to believe to be, likely to lead to the spread of a disease dangerous to life or of a venereal disease is liable to imprisonment for three years.
Pollution of water 221. A person who corrupts or fouls the water of any spring, tank, reservoir or other place so as to render it less fit for the purpose for which it is ordinarily used is liable to imprisonment for three years.
Pollution of air 222. A person who voluntarily pollutes the air so as to make it noxious in general to the health of persons dwelling or carrying on business in the neighborhood or passing along a public way is liable to imprisonment for three years.
Offensive trades 223. A person who for any purpose creates or spreads loud noises or offensive or unwholesome smells in such places and circumstances as to annoy persons in the exercise or their public rights is liable to imprisonment for one year.