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Codification of the Civil Procedure Code of Eritrea

Fawzia Hashim
Minister of Justice, Ms. Fawzia Hashim

By Ms. Fawzia Hashim, Minister of Justice

The Government of Eritrea mandated the Ministry of Justice to draft a Civil Procedure Code for the State of Eritrea. The Ministry, to which the drafting of legal codes is entrusted under Article 2(4)(5) of Legal Notice 14/1993, commenced the drafting process by assembling a team of international experts in the field of civil procedure to work in tandem with a national Law Reform Committee composed of Eritrean legal professionals. Continue reading Codification of the Civil Procedure Code of Eritrea

Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes

እቲ ዘይቦኸረ ዕማም. New Civil and Penal (Criminal) Codes and Procedures are taking immediate effect in Eritrea by replacing the transitional codes that were enacted since independence.

By Shabait,

THE Government of Eritrea has published new Civil, Penal, Civil Procedure and Penal Procedures Codes. The Minister of Justice, Ms. Fawzia Hashim, described the rationale and central attributes of the new laws in an interview she conducted with national media outlets on the weekend.

The new Codes will replace the respective Transitional Codes that were enacted immediately after liberation and have been operational to date. The Minister further underlined that the Commercial Code is in the process of finalization and will soon be put into effect.  Continue reading Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes