THE CIVIL CODE PROCLAMATION OF 1960

PROCLAMATION No. 165 of 1960 THE CIVIL CODE PROCLAMATION OF 1960
CONQUERING LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH
HAILE SELASSIE I
ELECT OF GOD, EMPEROR OF ETHIOPIA
WHEREAS it is essential to the orderly development of the legal system of Our Empire that a codified civil law be enacted; and
WHEREAS a Civil Code has been prepared under Our supervision and has received the approval of Our Senate and Chamber of Deputies;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Articles 34 and 88 Our Revised Constitution, We approve the resolution of Our Senate and Chamber of Deputies and We approve the resolutions of Our Senate and Chamber of Deputies and We hereby proclaim as follows:
1.    This proclamation may be cited as the “Civil Code Proclamation, 1960”
2.    The Civil Code of 1960, as published in a separate volume appearing as Extraordinary Issue No. 2 of 1960. As Extraordinary Issue No. 2 of 1960 of the Negarit Gazeta, shall come into force on the 11th day of September, 1960.
Done at Addis Ababa this 5th day of May, 1960
TSAHAFE TAEZAZ AKLILU HABTE WOLD
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Pen