The Parliament of Rwanda

Bắn cá rồngThe 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.

Bắn cá rồng The Senate of Rwanda

Bắn cá rồngThe Senate is a body elected by the population and entrusted with acting on behalf of the population.

The Main functions and powers of the Senate are:
-    Representing the population;
-    Passing legislation;
-    Scrutinizing and overseeing executive action;
-    Approving the appointment of State Officials referred to in Article 88 of the Constitution;
Bắn cá rồng -    Supervising the application of the fundamental principles referred to in Articles 10 and the previsions of article 56 & 57 of the Constitution.

Bắn cá rồngThe Senate of Rwanda has 26 members including:

•    12 senators elected by the specific councils in accordance with the administrative entities;
•    8 senators appointed by the President of the Republic;
•    4 senators designated by the Forum of Political organizations;
•    1 senator elected among lecturers and researchers of Public Universities and higher learning institutions;
Bắn cá rồng •    1 senator elected among lecturers and researchers of Private Universities and higher learning institutions.

Bắn cá rồngAfter the transitional period (1994-2003), the first legislature of the Senate commenced in 2003 anad ended in 2011. The second legislature of the Senate commenced in 2011 and will end in 2019.

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Bắn cá rồng President of Senate

HE. Augustin Iyamuremye

The President of Senate of Rwanda

H E. Augustin Iyamuremye is the President of Senate President since 17 October 2019. H E. Iyamuremye previously served in several important portfolios including the Chairperson of Rwanda Elders Advisory Forum (2015- October 2019); Chairperson of Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour (2012-2015); Member of the Senate (2004-2011), Member of the Panafrican Parliament (PAP) (2004-2011) - Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Rural Economy, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Ressources; Member of Transitional National Assembly (2001-2003); Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation (1999-2000); Minister of Information (1998-1999); Minister of Agriculture and Livestock (1994-1998); Secretary General Internal Intelligence in the Office of the Prime Minister (Jun1992- 6th Ap 1994), among others. HE. Iyamuremye also served as Préfet of Préfecture Gitarama (dec 1990-1992). He is a Veterinary Doctor (Veterinary Medecine) from Universty of Liège-Belgium