Category: Agricultural law

PROCLAMATION NO. 674/2010 A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION AND CONTROL OF PESTICIDE

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PROCLAMATION NO. 674/2010

A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGISTRATION AND CONTROL OF PESTICIDE

WHEREAS, the use of pesticides for different purposes such as for raising crops, animal breeding and the protection of public health has been growing steadily;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to lay down a scheme of control which would minimize the adverse effects that pesticide use might cause to human beings, animals, plants and the environment;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to enact a comprehensive legislation to regulate the manufacture, formulation, import, export, transport, storage, distribution, sale, use and disposal of pesticides and other matters related thereto;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 sub article (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

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FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING AND TRADE PROCLAMATION NUMBER 137 OF 1998

PROCLAMATION NO. 137/1998

FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING AND TRADE PROCLAMATION

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WHEREAS, it is necessary to promote the agricultural sector which is the base of development of the material economy, with modern agricultural science and inputs of manufacture;

WHEREAS, fertilizer is the determining input of the agricultural sector of the economy, it is necessary to follow closely and systematize the on time supply, the quality, marketing, distribution and selling of fertilizer to the required quantity;

WHEREAS, fertilizer is a chemical material which needs special care, it is necessary to control and follow up the fertilizer to make sure that it conforms the standard during manufacturing, import, handling and storing;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appoint governmental bodies which support, advice and control individual organizations engaged in manufacture, import, sale and distribution of fertilizers;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows: Continue reading “FERTILIZER MANUFACTURING AND TRADE PROCLAMATION NUMBER 137 OF 1998”

PROCLAMATION NO. 122/1998 AMEND THE NATIONAL SEED INDUSTRY AGENCY ESTABLISHMENT PROCLAMATION

PROCLAMATION NO. 122/1998

A PROCLAMATION TO AMEND THE NATIONAL SEED INDUSTRY AGENCY ESTABLISHMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it has become necessary to amend the National Seed Industry Agency Establishment Proclamation;

NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55(1) of the constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:

 

1. Short Title

This Proclamation may be cited as the “National Seed Industry Agency Establishment(Amendment) Proclamation No. 122/1998.”

2. Amendment

The National Seed Industry Agency Establishment Proclamation no. 56/1993 is hereby amended as follows:

1/ Article 9 of the Proclamation is deleted and replaced by the following new Article 9:

“9. Members of the Board

Members of the Board, including the Chairman thereof, shall be designated by the Government with their number to be determined as may be necessary.”

2/ Any reference to the “Council” in the proclamation shall read as the “Board”.

3. Effective Date

This Proclamation shall come into force as of the 30th day of June, 1998.

Done at Addis Ababa, this 30th day of June, 1998.

NEGASO GIDADA(DR.)

PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC

REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA