PROCLAMATION NO. 547/2007
A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY LAND.
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 →
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Regulations Issued Pursuant to the Transport Proclamation 1943
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