Title Penal Code of Ethiopia 1957 (Eritrean Transitional Penal Code)
Publisher National Legislative Bodies
Publication Date 23 July 1957
Country Eritrea | Ethiopia
Topics Criminal justice
Citation / Document Symbol Proclamation No. 158 of 1957
Cite as Penal Code of Ethiopia 1957 (Eritrean Transitional Penal Code) [Ethiopia], Proclamation No. 158 of 1957, 23 July 1957, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/49216a0a2.html [accessed 24 April 2014]
Comments The Penal Code of 1957 was published in a separate volume appearing as Extraordinary Issue No.1 of 1957 of the Negarit Gazeta, and came into force on the 5 May 1958. It was subsequently repealed by the Criminal Code of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia 2004, as of 9 May 2005. Adopted by Eritrea at independence, the 1957 Penal Code is still in force and is referred to as Eritrean Transitional Penal Code.
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