Liberia EITI Act Signed Into Law

On Friday, 10 July 2009, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, signed into law the Act Establishing the Liberia EITI. The President's signature means the Act is now effective.The LEITI Act is only the second dedicated piece of EITI legislation (following the NEITI Act in Nigeria), though many implementing countries have issued presidential or ministerial decrees or have amended existing legislation to establish a legal framework for the initiative.The LEITI Act requires that all government age