Creation provided for in article 24-c of the Arusha Peace Protocol signed on August 04, 1993 between the Government of Rwanda and the Rwandese Patriotic Front (R.P.F.).
Established by law N° 39/2000 of November 28, 2000 as amended by law N°31/2005 of December 24, 2005.
Reaffirmed by the Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda (Article 180)
2. NATURE OF THE NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
Independent and autonomous:
In preparing and organising elections and publishing the results;
Collaborating with government institutions such as Presidence of Republic, Parliament, Supreme court and Ministry of Local Government;
Developing relationship with National and International organizations and Foreign Mission in Rwanda.
3. MISSION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
Conduct free, fair and transparent elections to promote Democracy and Good Governance in Rwanda.