THE CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE DECREE
CONQUERING LION OF THE TRIBE OF JUDAH
ELECT OF GOD, EMPEROR OF EHTOPIA
WHEREAS it is desirable that further and better provisions be made regarding the administration of justice in civil matters:
NOW THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 92 of Our Revised Constitution and on the advice of Our Council of Ministers We hereby decree as follows:
1. This Decree may be cited as “The Civil Procedure Code Decree, 1965”
2. The Civil Procedure Code of 1965 shall be published in a separate volume appearing as Extraordinary Issue No. 3 1965 of the Negarit Gazeta.
3. All rules, whether written or customary, previously in force concerning matters provided for in the Civil Procedure Code of 1965 shall be replaced by this Code and are hereby replaced.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 8th day of October, 1965
TSAHAFE TAEZAZ AKLILU HABTE WOLD
Prime Minister and Minister of Pen