PROCLAMATION No. 1095/2018
A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE DIREDAWA ADMINISTRATION REVISED CHARTER /AS AMENDED/ PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, it is provided for under sub article 1 of Article 28 of the Electoral Law of Ethiopia Amendment Proclamation No. 532/2007 (as amended), general election shall be conducted every five years;
WHEREAS, it is stipulated under Article 7 of the Dire Dawa Administration Charter Proclamation No. 416/1996 (as amended), election for the Council at all levels of the City Government shall be conducted in accordance with the electoral law of the country;
WHEREAS, it is found important to amend the law, unless the council of Dire Dawa city administration council is reelected or an amendment of the law is made, the Council shall not have the power to discharge its duty as the term of Office of the Council expires on July 7 /2018;
WHEREAS, it is found important to retain the existing Council and the executive organs to discharge its duties until election is conducted;
WHEREAS, it is found important to incorporate a provision which allows appointment of competent Deputy Mayor either from the members of the Council or none members of the Council;
NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) 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 “Dire Dawa Administration Charter (Amendment) Proclamation No.1095-2018”.
The Dire Dawa Administration Charter Proclamation No. 416/1996 (as amended) is hereby amended as follows:
1/ Sub-article (1) of Article 13 of the Proclamation is amended as follows:
“1/.The term of Office of the Council shall be extended until new election is conducted in accordance with the time table to be set by the National Electoral Board.”
2/ Sub-article (2) of Article 21 of the Proclamation is amended as follows:
“2/.The Deputy Mayor shall be appointed either from the Members of the Council or from nonmembers of the Council.”
3/The existing Dire Dawa Administration
Government organs established by law shall continue to discharge their duties and responsibilities until election shall be held.
3. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force on the date of approval by the House of Peoples’ Representatives.
Done at Addis Ababa, 3rd day of August 2018
MULATU TESHOME (Dr.)
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA