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  1. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Office of the President Establishment Proclamation No. 131/1998. - Ethiopian Parliament

    Adoption: 1998-11-10 | ETH-1998-C-85164

    Establishes the Office of the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

  2. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Declaration of the Establishment of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Proclamation No. 2/1995.

    Adoption: 1995-08-22 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-22 | ETH-1995-L-47313

    Establishes the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia as of 21 August 1995.

  3. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Proclamation (No. 1 of 1995). - Constitution on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 1995-08-21 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-21 | ETH-1995-C-47312

    Puts into effect the Constitution of 1994 as of 21 August 1995. Full text of the Constitution is attached.

  4. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Proclamation to make the Electoral Law of Ethiopia conform with the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (No. 111 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-23 | ETH-1995-L-44232

    Governs functions and powers of the National Election Board, regional election boards, and election procedures.

  5. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    The Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. - Constitution

    Adoption: 1994-12-08 | ETH-1994-C-41544

    Consists of 11 Chapters and 106 Articles. Chapter 3 contains provisions on fundamental rights and freedoms. These include: the prohibition of pardons for persons accused of crimes against humanity (Art. 28); the right to freedom of opinion and assembly (Art. 29 and 30); the rights of women to remedial and affirmative measures designed to promote their well-being, including maternity leave with full pay (Art. 35); the rights of nationalities and peoples, including the right to secession (Art. 39); and labour rights, including the right to strike. Chapter 6 establishes two Federal Councils: the Council of Peoples' Representatives and the Federal Council. Chapters 7 and 8 set forth provisions relating to the powers of the President and the Prime Minister. Chapter 9 outlines the responsibilities of the judiciary, including the Supreme Court and the Judicial Administration Commission.

  6. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Constitutional Commission Establishment Proclamation (No. 24 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1992-08-18 | ETH-1992-L-34098

    Establishes a Constitutional Commission with responsibility for preparing and submitting a draft constitution.

  7. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Transitional Period Charter of Ethiopia No. 1

    Adoption: 1991-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 1991-07-22 | ETH-1991-C-27666

    The Charter of the Transitional Government proclaims the protection of human rights "without any limitation whatsoever" and the right of self-determination for all peoples and nationalities. The Charter also provides for the structure and composition of the Transitional Government and sets forth the transitional programme, which includes the instruction to the Council of Representatives for the creation of a Constitutional Commission and a provision for the election of a National Assembly based on a new Constitution. Available in English.

  8. Ethiopia - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    Proclamation to Establish the Supreme Court of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (No. 9 of 1987).

    Adoption: 1987-09-17 | ETH-1987-L-6719

    Issued under the Constitution of 12 Sept. 1987.


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