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Some unusual facts about repeal in Ethiopia (Part III)

This is the last part of ‘some usual facts about repeal in Ethiopia.’  It discuses the power of the rime minister to repeal a law and the sudden action of parliament to repeal its ‘law-making law’ Power of the prime Minister to repeal a law Article 74 of the F.D.R.E. Constitution grants wider powers to … Continue reading

Some unusual facts about repeal in Ethiopia (Part II)

Double Repeal and repeal after indefinite period of time It is difficult even for law makers to remember each and every law they have amended and repealed. With the ever increasing quantity of legislations issued by the law maker and subordinate organs, sometimes it may happen that a provision of the law be repealed twice. … Continue reading

Some unusual facts about repeal in Ethiopia

I was writing an article under a general title ‘Some unusual facts about repeal in Ethiopia’ After writing the first topic I found it good to break it down in to a series of posts. Here is the first part Repeal of a court decision by law (Legislative review of Court Decisions?) According to the … Continue reading

New Council of Ministers Regulations 2011

Council of Ministers Regulation No. 247/2011 Ethiopian Roads Authority Re-establishment Council of Ministers Regulation No. 24912011 Ethiopian Youth Sports Academy Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation No. 250/2011 Information Network Security Agency Council of Ministers Regulation no. 251/2011 Federal Urban Real Property Registration and Information Agency Establishment Council of Ministers Regulation No. 252/2011 Certain Rights and … Continue reading


REPEALED TEXT   REPEALING TEXT Livestock and Meat Board Proclamation No.212/1964; Livestock and Meat Board Order No. 34/ 1964. Proclamation No. 117/1998 Animal, Animal Products and by-products Marketing ,Development Authority Establishment Proclamation The Civil Code (Amendment) Proclamation No. 65/1997 Proclamation No. 97/1998 Property Mortgaged or Pledged with Banks Proclamation The Ethiopian Authority for Standardization Establishment … Continue reading

Repealed Ethiopian Laws 1997

Repealed text Repealing Text (a)    Customs and Export Duties Proclamation No.39/1943; (b)   The Proclamation to Consolidate and Amend the Law Relating to Customs Proclamation No. 145/1955; (c)    Customs and Export Duties Measurement Regulations No. 48/1944; (d)   Customs Working Hours Regulation No. 169/1952.   Proclamation No. 60/1997 The Re-Establishment and Modernization of Customs Authority Proclamation (a)    … Continue reading

Repealed Ethiopian Laws-1996

Repealed text Repealing text The Central Government Courts Establishment Proclamation No. 40/1993 (as amended) Proclamation No. 25/1996 Federal Courts Proclamation the Imperial Army proclamation No: 68/1944; the Administration of Officers of the Armed Forces Order No. 81/1973; the Armed Forces Officers Promotion, Obligatory Service and  Dismissal Regulations No. 429/1973; The Military Courts Establishment Proclamation No. … Continue reading

Repealed Ethiopian Laws-1995

Due to lack of periodic consolidation of laws in Ethiopia, it is very difficult to precisely identify those laws which are repealed and inapplicable. This surely will create an obstacle in the judicial process of application and interpretation of laws. There are still laws from the imperial and dergue era including laws promulgated during the … Continue reading


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