A DRAFT PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMENDMENT OF ENERGY PROCLAMATION

DRAFT ENERGY PROCLAMATION AMENDMENT

Proclamation No. ——-/2017

A DRAFT PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE AMENDMENT OF  ENEREGY PROCLAMATION 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the Energy Proclamation No. 810/2013;

NOW THEREFOERE, 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 “Energy (Amendment) Proclamation   No. ——2017”.

2.                  Amendment

The Energy Proclamation No.810/2013 is hereby amended as follows:

1/ Sub-article (9) of Article 2 of the Proclamation is deleted and replaced by the following new sub Article (9):

“9/ ‘electrical work’ means work of electrical design, installation, maintenance, testing, inspection, contracting or consultancy, electromechanical activity or any other electric related work;”

2/ The following new sub-articles (5)‚ (6) and (7) are added after sub-article (4) of Article 8 of the Proclamation:

“5/ Any licensee who has been issued license pursuant to sub-article (3) or (4) of Article 10 of this Proclamation if submits application to the Authority due to force majeure  for his failure to commence the operation, the Authority, upon confirmation of causes, may renew the license only for two terms each for one year. 

6/         Notwithstanding the provision of sub-article (5) of this Article, the license of any licensee shall, without any condition, be revoked if not commenced operation within two years or failed to comply with sub-article (3) and (4) of Article 10 of this Proclamation. 

7/ When the licensees report to the Authority for the commencement of operation as specified in the license pursuant to sub-articles (3) and (4) of Article 10 of this Proclamation, as appropriate subject to the verification of the Authority, the license period shall start to count from the date of operation of the activity.”

3/ Sub-article (3) of Article 10 is deleted and replaced by the following new subarticle (3), and a new sub-article (4) is added following sub-article (3):

“3/ Any person who obtained license for geothermal or hydropower to engage in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale, import or export of electricity, shall commence the operation within five years from the date

of issuance of the license and accordingly report to the Authority about its commencement.

4/   Any person who obtained license on solar, wind, biomass, coal, natural gas and others license to engage in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale, import or export of electricity shall commence operation within three years of the issuance of a license, and accordingly report to the Authority about its commencement.”

3.   Effective Date 

This Proclamation shall enter into force on the date of its publication in the Federal Negarit Gazeta.

 

 Done at Addis Ababa, this……./2017

 

                                                                                MULATU TESHOME (Dr.)

                                                            PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC 

REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA

 

Legislations update (August-September 2014)

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Proclamations

Proclamation No. 839-2014 Classification of Cultural Heritage into National Regional Cultural Heritages Proclamation   DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 861-2014 Higher Education (Amendment) Proclamation DOWNLOAD

Regulations

Regulation No. 310-2014 Ethiopian Toll Roads Enterprise establishment Council of Ministers Regulation DOWNLOAD

Regulation No. 312-2014 Investment Incentives and Investment Areas Reserved for Domestic Investors Council of Ministers (Amendment) Regulation DOWNLOAD

Regulation No. 313-2014 Ethiopian Investment Board and the Ethiopian Investment Commission Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation DOWNLOAD

Regulation No. 315-2014 Adama Science and Technology University Establishment Council of Ministers (Amendment) Regulation  DOWNLOAD

Regulation No. 316-2014 Ethiopian Water Works Construction Enterprise Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation DOWNLOAD

New Prclamations 2013 (2005 E.C.)

Proclamation No. 787/2013 OPEC  Fund  for  International  Development Loan  Agreement  for  Financing  the  Rural Electrification  Project  in  Gode  – Kebridehar Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 788/2013 Arab  Bank for  Economic  Development  in  Africa Loan  Agreement  for  Financing  the  Rural Electrification  Project  in  Gode-Kebridehar Project Ratification  Proclamation DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No.  789/2013 Economic  and  Technical  Co-operation Agreement with the Government of the State of Qatar Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 79112013 International Convention  for  the  Prevention  of Pollution  from  Ships  (MARPOL  73/78) Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 79212013 Convention  on  the  Suppression  of  Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 800/2013 African  Development  Fund  Loan  Agreement for  Financing  Drought  Resilience  and Sustainable  Livelihoods  Programme  in  the Horn  of  Africa  Ethiopia  Project  Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 801/2013 Commercial  Registration  and  Business Licensing(Amendment) Proclamation DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 805/2013 Export  Import  Bank  of  India  Credit  Agreement  to Provide Credit for Financing the Assayta-Tadjourah Railway  Project  Ratification  Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 790/2013 Foreign Service Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 794/2013 International Development Association Financing Agreement for the Financing of Health Millennium Development Goals Program for Results Ratification Proclamation    DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 795/2013 Export-Import Bank of China Loan Agreement for Financing the Adama Wind Power Construction Project (Phase II) Ratification Proclamation DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 796/2015 Global Green Growth Institute Establishment Agreement Ratification Proclamation    DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 797/2013 Nile Basin  Cooperative  Framework  Agreement Ratification Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 802/2013 Mining  Income  Tax  (Amendment)  Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 804/2013 National  Intelligence  and  Security  Service  Re-establishment Proclamation   DOWNLOAD

Proclamation No. 80712013 Capital  Goods  Leasing  Business  (Amendment) Proclamation  DOWNLOAD

Capital Goods Leasing Business (Amendment) Proclamation No. 807/2013

PROCLAMATION No. 807/2013

PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE CAPITAL GOODS LEASING BUSINESS PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it has became necessary to amend the Capital Goods Leasing Business Proclamation No.103/ 1998;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article55 (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 “Capital Goods Leasing Business (Amendment) Proclamation No. 807/2013”.

2. Amendment

The Capital Goods Leasing Business Proclamation No. 103/ 1998 is hereby amended as follows:

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Following the issuance of the new amendment the National Bank of Ethiopia has issued two directives for its implementation.

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  • LICENSING AND SUPERVISION OF THE BUSINESS OF CAPITAL GOODS FINANCE COMPANIES

Requirements for Licensing of Capital Goods Finance Business Directives No. CGFB /02/ 2013    DOWNLOAD

  • LICENSING AND SUPERVISION OF THE BUSINESS OF CAPITAL GOODS FINANCE COMPANIES

Minimum Paid Up Capital Requirement Directives No.CGFB /01/ 2013      DOWNLOAD