The Parliament of Rwanda is bicameral.
It consists of two chambers:
- The Senate ,
- The Chamber of Deputies
After the transitional period (1994-2003);
• The first legislature of the Chamber of Deputies commenced in 2003 to 2008,
• The Second legislature commenced in 2008 and ended in 2013.
•The third legislature commenced in 2013 and will end in 2018.
- The first legislature of the Senate commenced in 2003 and ended in 2011.
- The second legislature of the Senate commenced in 2011 and will end in 2019.