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State of Emergency Proclamation No. 3/2020 Implementation Regulation No.466/2020.

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2020
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
State of Emergency Proclamation Enacted to Counter and Control the Spread of COVID-19 and Mitigate Its Impact Proclamation No. 3/2020.
Subject
General
Keyword
Disasters Public health Governance Civil and political rights
Geographical area
Africa, AFRICA FAO, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Countries, Least Developed Countries, Sahel
Entry into force notes
This Regulation shall be effective from 11 April 2020 and it has been adopted by the Council of Ministers throughout the period in which the cited proclamation remains in force.
Abstract

This Regulation sets several rules aimed to implement details of the suspension of rights and measures to be taken to counter and mitigate the humanitarian, social, economic and political damage that could be caused by COVID-19. The criminal procedure code and criminal procedural provisions in other laws are suspended. It is prohibited to stop, obstruct or suspend the transportation of liquid or dry cargo, construction, manufacturing and agricultural activities. It is prohibited to resign from, delay the work of or in any way obstruct the functioning of institutions which provides basic services such as electric, water, and telecom utility companies; medical institutions, banks; enterprises related with the supply of food, provision of sanitary services, fire and emergency services, security and intelligence services. It is prohibited to disseminate any information about Covid-19 and related issues which would cause terror and undue distress among the public.

Full text
English
Website
www.moh.gov.et

References - Legislation

Implements

Constitution of Ethiopia.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 1994

Keyword: Agricultural development, Codified constitution, Civil and political rights, Economic/social/cultural rights, Federal state, Gender, Local government, Right to clean/healthy environment, Right to property, Supremacy of international law, Indigenous peoples, Human rights, Royalties/fees, Expropriation, Transfer, Agricultural land, Grazing, Right to water, Sustainable use

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

State of Emergency Proclamation Enacted to Counter and Control the Spread of COVID-19 and Mitigate Its Impact Proclamation No. 3/2020.

Legislation | Ethiopia | 2020

Keyword: Disasters, Public health, Governance, Human rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX