PROCLAMATION NO. 74/1997 A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE ETHIOPIAN NEWS AGENCY ESTABLISHMENT PROCLAMATION
WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the Ethiopian News Agency Establishment Proclamation;
NOW, THERFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the Constitution, it is hereby proclaimed as follows
1. Short Title
This Proclamation may be cited as the “Ethiopian News Agency Establishment (Amendment) Proclamation No. 74/1997.”
The Ethiopian News Agency Establishment Proclamation No. 115/1995 is amended as follows:
1) The following new sub-Article (6) is added after sub-Article (5) of Article 8;
“6) issue directives on the salary scale, employment and administration of journalists as well as the technical staff of the Agency.”
2) Sub-Articles (6), (7) and (8) of Article 8 are renumbered as sub-Article (7), (8) and (9), respectively.
3) Sub-Article (3) (b) of Article 10 is hereby deleted and replaced by the following new sub-Article (3) (b):
“(b) employ and administer as well as fix the salaries and allowances of journalists and the technical staff in accordance with the directives issued by the Board; employ and administer the other staff of the Agency in accordance with federal civil service laws.”
3. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall enter into force as of the 13th day of May, 1997.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 13th day of May, 1997.
NEGASO GIDADA (DR.)
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC
REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA