The FDRE Council of Ministers has issued a state of emergency Proclamation as per Article 93(1)(a) of the FDRE Constitution. The Proclamation is intended for safeguarding peace and security of people of Amhara Regional State. The Proclamation shall be effective from the date of promulgation by the Council of Ministers which is as of August 4,2023 and shall be effective for six months. The HoPR may order the cessation time of the Proclamations ahead of the six month as the case may be. As a result, any judicial organ shall have no authority with regards to items covered on the Proclamation until the expiry of the Proclamation. Substantive and procedural laws inconsistent with the Proclamation shall remain suspended during the implementation of the Proclamation save diplomatic immunities indicated under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. The Proclamation covers 11 provisions divided into four parts.