Tuesday, August 2, 2011

PROCLAMATION NO. 33/1996 PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE HOUSE OF PEOPLES' REPRESENTATIVES LEGISLATIVE PROCEDURE



PROCLAMATION NO. 33/1996
A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE HOUSE OF
PEOPLES' REPRESENTATIVES LEGISLATIVE
PROCEDURE PROCLAMATION
  WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the House of Peoples' Representatives Legislative Procedure Proclamation;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Articles 59(2) and 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 "House of Peoples' Representatives Legislative Procedure (Amendment) Proclamation No. 33/1996."
2. Amendment
The House of Peoples' Representatives Legislative Procedure Proclamation No. 14/1995 is hereby amended as follows:
1) The following new sub-Article (5) is added in Article 2: "(5) "Technical Correction" means rectification of errors of language or otherwise which in no way modifies the substance of the given law."
2) A proviso that reads, "However, where deemed necessary to make a technical correction, prior to publication of a law in the Federal Negarit Gazeta, it shall be effected by having the matter submitted to the House", is added at the end of sub-Article (2) of Article 8.
3. The following new sub-Articles (3) and (4) are added after sub-Article (2) of Article 8:
(a) "3/ upon the making of a technical correction pursuant to sub-Article (2) of this Article, the President shall be notified of same through the Speaker." (b) "4/ where the President objects thereto, the technical correction shall be dropped and a draft legislation shall be submitted to the House on the matter." 4) The previous sub-Article (3) of Article 8 is renumbered as sub-Article (5).
3. Effective Date This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 25th day of April, 1996.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 25th day of April, 1996.
NEGASO GIDADA (DR.)
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC
REPUBLIC OF ETHIPIA

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