Penal Code of Ethiopia 1957 (Eritrean Transitional Penal Code)

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 It was subsequently repealed by the Criminal Code of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia 2004, as of 9 May 2005.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 was in force, referred to as Eritrean Transitional Penal Code, until the promulgation of the Penal Code of the State of Eritrea, 2015.

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