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Electronic Transaction Proclamation No. 1205-2020

WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide equal treatment to users of paper and computer-based information; thereby creating a more secure legal environment, which enables and facilitates the use of electronic transactions by citizens and private entities, and public bodies;

WHEREAS, using electronic commerce positively affects market opportunities, thereby empowering citizens to be included in the economy, and also enable Ethiopia to be part of the digital era;

WHEREAS, deploying electronic government service in support of good governance is essential for building effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels;

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

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