PROCLAMATION NO. 366/2003
A PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY THE AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING THE INTER-GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY ON DEVELOPMENT
WHEREAS, an Agreement Establishing the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) was signed in Nairobi on the 16th day of March 1996;
WHEREAS, it is stipulated in the Agreement that the Agreement shall enter into force one month after a majority of signatory states have filed their ratification instruments with the republic of Djibouti;
WHEREAS, the House of People’s Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified said Agreement at its session held on the 9th day of September, 2003;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 Sub Articles (1) and (12) of the Constitution, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:
1. Short Title
This Proclamation may be cited as the “Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Establishment Agreement Ratification Proclamation No. 366/2003.”
2. Ratification of the Agreement
The Agreement, signed in Nairobi on the 16th day of March 2003 to establish the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, is ratified.
3. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 9th day of September, 2003.
Done at Addis Ababa this, 9th day of September, 2003
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA