New Laws in Ethiopia

It is the supreme executive body within the State administration. [45] [46] The State Administration has a Chief Administrator or Regional Administrator as Chief Executive and is elected by the members of the Political Coalition of the Council of State, who form a majority. The power to form the State Executive Council and appoint members as Chief Administrator, Deputy Administrator and other heads of various regional offices shall be confirmed by the State Council. In general, the State Executive Council has the right to enact laws and policies emanating from the State Council or the Federal Legislature, and its structure could be expanded by third-level administrative units such as zones and woredas. [47] [48] The term U.S. person or U.S. Person means any citizen of the United States, any lawful permanent resident, a legal entity organized under the laws of the United States or any jurisdiction in the United States (including foreign branches), or any person in the United States. The website contains almost all federal proclamations, with a few exceptions, some regulations (we are working to complete the regulations) and guidelines. Users can search for the federal laws they want from the menu at the top, or by typing the law number or name into the search, either at the top of the website or in the search box below, or simply click here to get the search box. Homosexual acts (which apply to both sexes) are illegal and punishable by 1 to 15 years in prison. Be sensitive to local laws and customs and avoid public expressions of affection. Check out our information and tips page for the LGBT community before you travel.

This Part is separate and independent from the other parts of this Chapter, except Part 501, whose record-keeping and reporting obligations, licence applications and other procedures apply to this Part. Measures taken under Part 501 of this Chapter in relation to prohibitions contained in this Part shall be deemed to be measures under this Part. Different foreign policy and national security circumstances may give rise to different interpretations of similar wording in the parts of this chapter. No license or authorization contained in or issued under such other parties authorizes any transaction prohibited by such party. No license or authorization contained in or granted under any other legal or governmental provision authorizes any transaction prohibited by this Part. No licence or authorization contained in or issued under this Part shall relieve the Parties concerned from complying with any other applicable law or regulation. The prime minister, elected by HoPR members, is an executive branch, while the president has ceremonial power and can only approve new laws in HoPR. Ethiopia`s judiciary is independent with two structures: federal courts and state courts, and the Federal Court of Justice is a division of jurisdiction that can overturn and review lower courts at the federal and state levels. The Ministry of Justice assigns prosecutions under section 23 of Proclamation 471/2005 and supervises the Federal Police Commission.

Cell 251-9-911635007 Email:, members of HoPR are elected by the people for a five-year term known as the first-past-the-post voting system. [14] [15] [16] The DPR`s tasks are to enact legislation on matters within federal jurisdiction and to ratify national policy norms. [17] [18] Other responsibilities include appointing federal judges, ratifying international agreements, and supervising members of the executive branch. The House of Lords, the House of Federation, serves as the representative institution of the regional units of “nations, nationalities and peoples”. [19] Each ethnolinguistic group should have a representative in the HOF,[20] and necessarily the representative of each population would be fragmented into extra if population size is taken into account. [21] [22] The members of the Court are elected by the Council of State of each regional state. [3] [23] The Court had the power to interpret the Federal Constitution,[24] and the right to decide on the self-determination of groups[25] ultimately secession,[26] dissolution between states and to determine the common revenues of federal and state units. [27] [28] Ethiopia is a religiously diverse and largely tolerant country. However, many believers are pious in their respective beliefs and you need to make sure you respect local traditions, customs, laws, and religions.

Be aware of your actions to make sure they don`t offend, especially during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan or if you intend to visit religious sites of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Outside Addis Ababa, especially in rural areas, women may want to dress modestly to avoid the possibility of offending. Modest clothing is essential when visiting religious sites. It cannot be considered unethical for the lawyer to file a lawsuit based on the evidence received from the client in advance and then revise the application based on new circumstances. The lawyer […] All member states of the Federation have formed a legislative body called the Council of State. [40] [41] The Council of State has authority over legislation within the competence of the State, including the drafting and amendment of the State Constitution, and makes its members and their modalities available for their election. [42] [43] Many states have a unicameral chamber and a parliamentary council that serves to enact and pass laws in the constitution, although two second legislative bodies may determine similar constitutional issues in the House of Federation. As a constitutional parliamentary body, they are called the Chamber of Nationalities.

[44] Ethiopia follows the parliamentary system in which the main political parties represented in the HoPR can chair/approve members of the Executive Council of the Prime Minister and Prime Minister. [8] [9] In addition, the HoPR is also empowered to appoint or stand for the presidency, which would be approved by a two-thirds majority of both chambers. [10] The president has minimal or limited power in the executive branch,[11] but can sign new HoPR laws,[12] while the prime minister is the executive branch, similar to presidential systems. [13] Cell 251-922481343 Email: The Ethiopian Registration and Trade Protection Proclamation and other intellectual property laws are formulated in accordance with international treaties. It is a proven fact that the country […] (1) provide legal advice and advice on the requirements and compliance of the laws of the United States or any jurisdiction in the United States, provided that such advice and guidance is not provided to facilitate transactions that violate this Part; By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.). (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.) (NEA), sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (8 U.S.C.

1182(f) and 1185(a)) and Section 301 of Title 3, United States Code, Constitutional design options for Ethiopia: Managing ethnic divisions Proposals to address diversity are analyzed with options and lessons learned from other parts of the world. 21 SEP 2020 / BY SEMIR YUSUF Ethiopia`s rival political forces have proposed diverse and contradictory strategies to deal with the country`s ethnic divisions. In order to reconcile these interests, it is necessary to understand the different debates and to consider all possible options for managing diversity as recommended and practiced elsewhere in the world. These options must also be combined in innovative ways so that the basic needs and interests of different political forces and ethnic communities can be incorporated into the new institutional design. About the author Semir Yusuf is a PhD from the University of Toronto and a Senior Scientist in the Horn of Africa Security Analysis Program at the Addis Ababa Institute for Security Studies. His research interests include conflict and peace studies, transitional politics, authoritarian politics, and Ethiopian studies. Image: Composite by Amelia Broodryk/ISS Read In April 2022, Human Rights Watch partnered with Amnesty International to publish a report documenting a campaign of ethnic cleansing since November 2020 by newly appointed officials and regional security forces and militias in the Amhara region, with the acquiescence and possible involvement of Ethiopian federal forces. against the Tigrayan civilian population in western Tigray. Crimes against humanity and war crimes. Basic services largely controlled by federal agencies, particularly banks, electricity, and communications, which are critical to the population`s survival, have been shut down for more than a year, causing disproportionate harm to civilians, hampering humanitarian operations, and limiting real-time reporting.

Access to basic needs has been politicized, with the Ethiopian authorities stating that permanent humanitarian access and the resumption of basic services will take place once a ceasefire agreement is reached.

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