History

 

The Parliament of Rwanda has been 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.

The Parliament of Rwanda is bicameral:
•    The Chamber of Deputies and
•    The Senate.
Actually, 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;
•    1 member elected by the federation of the Association of the Disabled.
 

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