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The Powers of the ExecutiveThe Highest executive powers of the Federal Government are vested in the Prime Minister and in the Council of Ministers.The Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers are responsible to the House of Peoples’ Representatives. In the exercise of State functions, members of the Council of Ministers are collectively responsible for all decisions they make as a body.Unless otherwise provided in this Constitution the term of office of the Prime Minister…
The President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is the Head of State.Nomination and Appointment of the PresidentThe House of Peoples’ Representatives shall nominate the candidate for President.The nominee shall be elected President if a joint session of the House of Peoples’ Representatives and the House of the Federation approves his candidacy by a two-thirds majority vote.A member of either House shall vacate his seat if elected President.The term of office of the President…
Members of the House of the FederationThe House of the Federation is composed of representatives of Nations, Nationalities and Peoples.Each Nation, Nationality and People shall be represented in the House of the Federation by at least one member . Each Nation or Nationality shall be represented by one additional representative for each one million of its population.Members of the House of the Federation shall be elected by the State Councils. The State Councils may themselves…
The house of people's Representatives came into being on August 21, 1995 when the newly elected MPs met, to set up this highest authority of the Federal Government.According to Article 54/1 of the constitution of the FDRE, members of the House of people's Representatives are elected by the people for a term of five years on the basis of universal suffrage and by direct, free and fair elections held by secret ballots. With the exception…
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