PROCLAMATION NO. 957/2016 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE ETHIOPIAN
AIR CRAFT ACCIDENT AND INCIDENT INVESTIGATION
WHEREAS, it is necessary to establish strong system that could prevent the aircraft accidents by an independent investigation and analyze the causes and contributing factors, and provide prompt safety recommendations based on its findings so as to sustain the country’s ever increasing air transport service in a safe and secure manner;
WHEREAS, it is a duty of the country to fulfill its international commitments particularly to establish aircraft accident and serious incident investigation organ in accordance with Annex 13 of the 1944 Chicago Convention,;
WHEREAS, it is necessary to proclaim the procedures of execution and implementation of aircraft accident and serious incident investigation by law;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows.