PROCLAMATION NO.1132-2019 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE PREVENTION AND SUPPRESSION OF FINANCING THE PROLIFERATION OF WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION
WHEREAS, the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and its Financing have become a global security problem, making it necessary for all states to collaborate in global initiatives to prevent, suppress and disrupt it;
WHEREAS, Ethiopia has ratified the Conventions and Treaty on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Proliferation;
WHEREAS, it is necessary to prevent and tackle all activities in support of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction that might take place in or through Ethiopia;
WHEREAS, it is agreed that each state party must adopt the necessary measures to implement its obligations under the conventions and treaty, and to this effect the issuance of a national 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.