Category Archives: Transport law

Maritime Sector Administration Proclamation No. 549/2007


PROCLAMATION NO.549/2007.

MARITIME SECTOR ADMINISTRATION PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it is imperative to improve and expand the maritime sector in an organized manner to provide an enhanced and smooth service, considering the crucial importance of existence of efficient maritime sector for a country’s development and prosperity;

WHEREAS, it is essential to use modern means and techniques to administer dry ports , marine transport multimodal transport services and regulate vessels and marine transport and other maritime services, and to make use of inland water ways for transportation, and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish a Government body reporting directly to Ministry of Transport and Communication, which assumes maritime-related duties currently carried out by various Government bodies to date; becomes responsible for analyses and work out of maritime related issues; and is responsible for follow up and execution of obligations and rights of our country under international maritime conventions ;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 Continue reading →

A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY LAND PROCLAMATION NUMBER 547 OF 2007


PROCLAMATION NO. 547/2007

 

A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY LAND.

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Whereas, freight transport services play vital role in enhancing our country’s development, for the general growth of the trade service sector of the economy and for integration of the peoples of Ethiopia.

Whereas, laws of our country governing any mode of transport should be harmonized and interlinked to facilitate transport services and thereby play part in the economic development of our country.

Whereas, the law governing carriage of goods by land as enacted in the 1960 Commercial Code of Ethiopia, in particular, the basis of liability, limitation of liability and other rights and obligations should have to be made compatible with the new enacted Multimodal Transport of Goods Proclamation and thereby facilitate door-to-door transport services, and to this end amending the existing law has become necessary.

 

Now, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia it is hereby proclaimed as follows. Continue reading →

Ethiopian traffic signs – Regulatory signs


Reference Proclamation
Legal notice no 279 of 1963  Transport (Amendment) Regulation 1963 page 15
Regulations Issued Pursuant to the Transport Proclamation 1943

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PROCLAMATION NO. 101/1998 AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA


PROCLAMATION NO. 101/1998

A PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY THE AIR TRANSPORT SERVICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE

FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

AND THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

WHEREAS, an Air Transport Service Agreement, between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of South Africa, was signed in Cape Town, on the 14th Day of May, 1997;

WHEREAS, it is stipulated in the Agreement that the Agreement shall come into force on the date on which the Contracting Parties have notified each other, through diplomatic channels, of the fulfilment of their constitutional formalities concerning the conclusion and implementation of international agreements;

WHAREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified said Agreement at its session held on the 3rd day of March, 1998;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 Sub-Articles (1) and (12) of the Constitution, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

1. Short Title

This Proclamation may be cited as “The Republic of South Africa Air Transport Service Agreement Ratification Proclamation No. 101/1998.”

2. Ratification of the Agreement

The Air Transport Service Agreement signed in Cape Town on the 14th Day of May 1997 between the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Republic of south Africa is hereby ratified.

3. Power of the Minister of Transport and Communications

The Minister of Transport and Communications is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the Agreement.

4. Effective Date

This Proclamation shall into force as of the 3rd day of March, 1998.

Done at Addis Ababa, this 3rd day of March, 1998.

NEGASO GIDADA(DR.)

PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC

REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

 

PROCLAMATION NO. 121/1998 RATIFY AFRICAN MARITIME TRANSPORT CHARTER


PROCLAMATION NO. 121/1998

A PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY AFRICAN MARITIME TRANSPORT CHARTER

WHEREAS, Ethiopia had signed the African Maritime Transport Charter.

WHEREAS, it is stipulated in the Charter that the Charter finally enters into force thirty days after the Secretary-General of the OAU has received ratification, or similar, instruments of two-thirds of member States;

WHEREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified said Charter at its session held on the 30th day of June, 1998;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 sub-articles (1) and (12) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

1. Short Title

This Proclamation may be cited as the “African Maritime Transport Charter Ratification Proclamation No. 121/1998.”

2. Ratification of the Charter

The African Maritime Transport Charter adopted by the Council of Ministers of the Organization of African Unity at its session held, in Tunis, in June 1994 is hereby ratified.

3. Power of the Ministry of Transport and Communications

The Ministry of Transport and Communications is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation the Charter.

4. Effective Date

This Proclamation shall come into force as of the 30th day of June, 1998.

Done at Addis Ababa, this 30th day of June, 1998.

NEGASO GIDADA (DR.)

PRESDIENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC

REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

 

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