The Parliament of Rwanda

The Parliament of Rwanda

The Parliament of Rwanda is bicameral. It consists of two chambers: The Senate and The Chamber of Deputies. The Main functions and powers of both the chambers include Representing the population, Passing legislation, Scrutinising and overseeing executive action. The Senate, in particular, approves the appointment of State Officials referred to in Article 88 of the Constitution and Supervises the application of the fundamental principles referred to in Articles 10 and the previsions of article 56; 57 of the Constitution.

The Chamber of Deputies

The Chamber of  Deputies is a body elected by the population and entrusted with acting on behalf of the population.  The Main functions and powers of the Chamber of Deputies include:
-    Representing the population;
-    Passing legislation;
-    Scrutinizing and overseeing executive action.

The Chamber of Deputies of  Rwanda has 80 members including :
•    53 elected in universal suffrage through a secret ballot;
•    Twenty four (24) women are elected by specific councils in accordance with the administrative entities;

•    2 members elected by the National Youth Council;
Bắn cá rồng •    1 member elected by the federation of the Association of the Disabled.

Bắn cá rồngA great amount of the Chamber of Deputies business is conducted in Committees and adopted in Plenary Session.  

Bắn cá rồngThe Parliament of Rwanda was put in place, after transitional period, through elections set up from 29 September to 2 October 2003. It started working in October 10, 2003, after the swearing in ceremonies of members of two chambers.

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The Speaker of Parliament

HE. Mukabalisa Donatille

The Speaker of Parliament

HE. Mukabalisa Donatille serves as Member of Parliament and Speaker of Chamber of Deputies since 04 October 2013. Mukabalisa previously served in different capacities. She served as Senator from October 2011 to August 2013); Member of Parliament, Chamber of Deputies and Deputy Chairperson of Standing Committee on Political Affairs (September 2008-2011). She was also Member of Rwanda National Transitional Assembly and Deputy Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Economy and Trade (2000-2003).