PROCLAMATION No. 408/2004
A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE ADDIS ABABA CITY GOVERNMENT REVISED CHARTER PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the Addis Ababa City Government Revised Charter Proclamation No. 361/2003;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 (1) of the Constitution of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:
1. Short Title
This Proclamation may be cited as “Addis Ababa City Government Revised Charter (Amendment) Proclamation No. 408/2004.”
The Addis Ababa City Government Revised Charter Proclamation No. 361/2003 is here by amended as follows.
1. Sub-Article (1) “h” of Article 41 of the proclamation is hereby deleted and replaced by the following new Sub-Article 1, ‘h’.
“h. application for certificates of succession, marriage and guardianship”
2. Sub- Article (2) “c” of Article 41 of the proclamation is hereby deleted and replaced by the following new Sub-Article 2, ‘c’.
“c. without prejudice to the jurisdiction of federal courts on the substance of federal offenses, cases brought in accordance with Article 33, 35, 53 and 59 of the code of criminal procedure of 1961”
3. The following new Sub-Article (10) is added under Article 66 of the proclamation.
“10. Cases pending before the Addis Ababa Municipal Courts, but do not fall under jurisdiction of the Addis Ababa City Count in accordance with Proclamation 361/2003 shall continue to be adjudicated by the city court.”
3. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force on the 15th day of June, 2004.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 15th day of June, 2004
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA