Constitution of Rwanda 2003, revised 2015

Published: 24/Dec/2015

As published in: Official Gazette n° Special of 24/12/2015

This revised Constitution passed by referendum of 18/12/2015 comes into force upon promulgation by the President of the Republic and its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Rwanda.

Article 25 provides:

Every Rwandan has the right to his or her country. No Rwandan can be banished from his or her country.
Every Rwandan has the right to Rwandan nationality.
Dual nationality is permitted.
No one can be deprived of Rwandan nationality of origin.
All persons of Rwandan origin and their descendants are, upon request, entitled to Rwandan nationality.
An organic law governs Rwandan nationality.

Download file: Rwanda Constitution revised 2015


Themes: Acquisition of nationality, Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: Rwanda
Year: 2015