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Name: Charities and Societies Proclamation No.621/2009.
Country: Ethiopia
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-02-13
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Negarit Gazeta, 2009-02-13, No. 25, pp. 4521-4566 (PDF)
ISN: ETH-2009-L-85147
Bibliography: Federal Negarit Gazeta, 2009-02-13, No. 25, pp. 4521-4566 PDF PDF
Ethiopian Parliament Ethiopian Parliament Ethiopia PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-11-04)
Abstract/Citation: Regulates the establishment and running of all charities and societies defined as "charities and societies that are formed under the laws of Ethiopia, all of whose members are Ethiopians, generate income from Ethiopia and wholly controlled by Ethiopians. However, they may be deemed as Ethiopian Charities or Ethiopian Societies if they use not more than ten percent of their funds which is received from foreign sources" (section 2(2)).

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