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  1. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code of the State Eritrea, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | ERI-2015-L-101051

    PART I - THE GENERAL PART
    Book I - Offences and the Offender
    Book II - Punishment
    PART II - THE SPECIAL PART
    Book I - Offences Against International Law
    Book II - Offences Against the Interests of the State
    Book III - Offences Against the Person, Public Decency and the Family
    Book IV - Offences Against Property
    Book V - Offences Involving Drugs

    The Penal Code replaces the Transitional Penal Code of Eritrea.

    Art. 3 states that the Code will come into force once published in the Government Gazette. As at 14th September 2017, no information had been received confirming that the Code had been published.

  2. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea, 2015 - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | ERI-2015-L-101052

    The Civil Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea provides the mechanism by which persons access courts for the proper determination and enforcement of their rights and duties. It regulates the process courts should follow in adjudicating civil and commercial disputes.

    The Code, as a means to reach substantive justice, incorporates rules and principles with the end of ensuring both substantive and procedural justice in the judicial process. To this end, this Code provides equal and fair treatment of parties to a dispute by putting in place provisions which afford reasonable and equal opportunities at every stage of the process. It aims to govern the litigation process to an extent which leaves little or no room for any arbitrariness in exercising judicial discretion thereby ensuring fairness and justice.

  3. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea, 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-15 | ERI-2015-L-101053

    The enactment and active functioning of this Code assumes the further institutionalization under law of the various organs of adjudication and law enforcement as well as the continued and enhanced public awareness of the basic tenets of Eritrean criminal law and procedure. To function in tune with the Penal Code and other relevant regulations of Eritrea, this Criminal Procedure Code of the State of Eritrea will ensure the aggregated objectives of ensuring peaceful and secured life under law, the prevention of and willingness to fight crime as well as the just treatment of offenders.

  4. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Female Circumcision Abolition Proclamation No. 158/2007. - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 2007-03-20 | ERI-2007-L-87830

    Article 1. Short Citation
    Article 2. Definition
    Article 3. Prohibition of Female Circumcision
    Article 4. Punishment
    Article 5. Effective Date

  5. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Proclamation of Eritrea (No. 118 of 2001). - Proclamation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-11-15 | ERI-2001-L-61291

    Comprehensive legislation on labour relations. Divided into 13 parts. Part I contains preliminary provisions. Part II deals with employment of job seekers, and work permit for non-nationals. Part III provides for contract of employment, and rights and obligations of parties to contract. Part IV regulates termination of employment. Part V contains provisions regarding special labour contracts. Part VI deals with wages, hours of work, leave, public holidays, working conditions of the disabled, working conditions of women and young employees, and employment injuries. Part VII contains provisions regarding social security. Part VIII regulates formation of associations and collective bargaining. Part IX provides for strike, lockout and unfair labour practices. Part X regulates settlement of labour disputes. Part XI contains provisions regarding labour administration, Part XII on period of limitation and priority of claims, and finally, Part XIII on penalties.

  6. Eritrea - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of Eritrea. - Constitution on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 1997-05-23 | ERI-1997-C-50149

    Chapter III provides for fundamental rights, freedoms and duties. Inter alia, prohibits discrimination based on race, ethnic origin, language, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, political views, or social or economic status; also prohibits forced labour and torture. Provides the right to due process of law and freedom of association (art. 19). Art. 27 allows the President to proclaim a state of emergency.

  7. Eritrea - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Proclamation to Provide for the Registration of Land and Other Immovable Property (Proclamation No. 95/1997). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-05-19 | ERI-1997-R-91366

    Proclamation made under the Land Proclamation No. 58/1994

    Article 1. Short Title
    Article 2. Repealed Laws
    Article 3. Cadastral Office
    Article 4. Registration of land and other immovable property
    Article 5. Transfer of Immovable Property Erected Over Land
    Article 6. Miscellaneous Provisions

  8. Eritrea - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Legal Notice No. 31/1997 to Provide for the procedure of allocation and administration of land. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-05-19 | ERI-1997-R-91367

    Regulations made under the Land Proclamation No. 58/1994.

    1. Short Title
    2. Scope of Application
    3. General
    4. Land use Plan and Area Development Plan
    5. Land Allocation Agency
    6. Eligibility for land allocation
    7. Duration of lease
    8. Payment by right holders
    9. Extent of rent
    10. Land Allocation and Registration Process
    11. Cancellation of land allocation and its effect
    12. Transfer of land in leasehold
    13. Penalty
    14. Coming into effect

  9. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Press Proclamation No. 90/1996 . - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1996-06-10 | ERI-1996-L-87832

    Sets out the rights and obligations of the press.

  10. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Land Proclamation No. 58/1994. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-08-24 | ERI-1994-L-91368

    Deals, inter alia, with respective rights of spouses in couples to land and land rights in case of divorce. The Proclamation contains 59 articles divided into five Sections:

    Section One - General
    Section Two -
    A. Principles
    B. Land Distribution
    C. Rights and duties of persons to whom land has been distributed
    D. Housing on rural land
    E. Previous land laws
    F. Miscellaneous provisions
    Section Three - Land Expropriated for National Reconstruction and Development Purposes
    Section Four - Powers and Responsibilities of the Land Commission
    Section Five - Supremacy and Applicability of this Proclamation

  11. Eritrea - General provisions - Law, Act

    Eritrean Nationality Proclamation, No. 21/1992. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1992 | ERI-1992-L-101056


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