The legal framework for fighting corruption in Ethiopia at the federal level has the following major components:
- Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Proclamation No. 1/1995; Criminal Justice policy of Ethiopia; The Criminal Code of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia 2004; The Functioning of Ethics Liaison Units Council of Ministers Regulation No.144/2008; Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Proclamation No. 780/201; Proclamation to Provide for the Crimes of Corruption; A Proclamation to Amend the Revised Anti-corruption Special Procedure and Rules of Evidence Proclamation; A Proclamation to Amend the Revised Federal Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission Establishment; The Assets Disclosure and Registration Proclamation No. 668/2010; Protection of Witnesses and Whistleblowers of Criminal Offences Proclamation No.699/2010; and Federal Courts Proclamation No. 25/1996.