Labor MK Haim Ramon and attorney Yoram Rabad agreed this morning (Thursday), 30.12.04, that Labor Party Chairman MK Shimon Peres would be appointed Vice
Premier and will be the senior minister after the Prime Minister.
 
In the coalition agreement, it will be made clear that the foregoing does not impair the authority of the Acting Prime Minister, according to law. 

Thus, there will be no need to pursue amending of Basic Law: The Government.