129 HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLES' DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA (PDRE); A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE MAIN ISSUES MENGHISTU FISSEHA-TSION Former legal and fiscal policy advisor in the Ministry of Finance of Ethiopia* 1. Introduction The new Constitution of the People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (PDRE) is one of the culminations of the changes that have taken place in the country in and after 1974 which, among other things, led not only to the over- throw of Emperor Haile Selassie, but also brought partly fundamental and partly cosmetic political, socio-economic and other changes to what used to be called one of the "oldest Christian empires" and one of the least developed countries of the world. The new Constitution follows two previous major constitutions, of 1931 1 and 1955 respectively, if one excludes the Federal Constitution which was in force during the federation of Eritrea with Ethiopia. The 1955 Constitution was suspended on 11 September 1974. While the old one was on the verge of being suspended a new was being drafted. However, the draft of 6 August 1974, which was not initially intended to abolish the Monarchy, soon became out of date by the abolition of
Review of Socialist Law (in 1992 continued as Review of Central and East European Law) – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1988
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