Parliament passes Prosecution High Council bill

KIGALI - The Chamber of Deputies, yesterday, passed the bill establishing the High Council of Public Prosecution.According to the draft law, the council’s bureau shall be chaired by the Minister of Justice or Attorney General.Other members of the bureau shall include the Prosecutor General and his deputy, the Ombudsman, the Military Prosecutor General and his deputy, as well as the Inspector General of Police.

KIGALI - The Chamber of Deputies, yesterday, passed the bill establishing the High Council of Public Prosecution.
According to the draft law, the council’s bureau shall be chaired by the Minister of Justice or Attorney General.

Other members of the bureau shall include the Prosecutor General and his deputy, the Ombudsman, the Military Prosecutor General and his deputy, as well as the Inspector General of Police.

Others are the President of the National Commission of Human Rights, three prosecutors at intermediate level, five prosecutors of primary level, and two deans of law faculties from recognised institutions of higher learning.

The council will also be responsible for examining administrative complaints against prosecutors and their appeals against disciplinary measures.

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