PROCLAMATION NO. 48/1996
A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND
THE FLAG AND EMBLEM PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, it has been found necessary to amend the Flag and Emblem Proclamation;
NOW, THEREFORE, 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 "Flag and Emblem (Amendment) Proclamation No.48/1996."
The Flag and Emblem Proclamation No. 16/1996 is hereby amended as follows:
- Sub-Article(1) of Article 3 is hereby deleted and replaced by the following new sub-Article(1):
"The Flag shall have the colours: green at the top, yellow at the middle and red at the bottom together with a National Emblem of circular blue background. The Emblem shall be set at the centre of the Flag in such a way that its circumference curves on the mid-point of the width of both the green and red colours."
2. The pictorial representation of the Flag depicted under Article 6 is replaced by the following:
3. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 31st day of October, 1996.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 31st day of October, 1996.
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC
REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA