PROCLAMATION NO. 371/2003
A PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL INTERESTS IN MOBILE EQUIPMENT AND THE PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION ON MATTERS SPECIFIC TO AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT
WHEREAS, the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and Protocol to the Convention on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment was signed in Cape town, South Africa on 16th November 2001;
WHEREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has Ratified the Convention and the Protocol at its session held on the 14th day of October, 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 Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol to the Convention on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment Ratification Proclamation No.371/2003.”
2. Ratification of the Convention and the Protocol
The Convention and the Protocol signed in CapeTown, South Africa on November 16th ,2001 are hereby ratified.
Ethiopia hereby makes declarations relating to certain provisions of the Convention and the Protocol, as attached herewith.
4. Power of the Minister of Infrastructure
The Minister of Infrastructure is herby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the Convention and the Protocol.
5. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 14th day of October, 2003.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 14th day of October, 2003.
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA