National legislation status

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Final draft law and implementing regulations have been approved by the Cabinet of Ministers and have been reviewed by the parliamentary Commission. The Law governing biological diversity has been approved and published in November 2021. Legislative analysis conducted by the Secretariat in August 2023. Comments and request for clarifications sent to Rwanda. Legislation placed in Category 2 at SC77. Follow-up on progress made sent to Rwanda on 22 Dec. 2023, 29 Jan. 2024 and 18 Feb. 2024.

Comments to be provided by Rwanda. Agreement between RW and Secretariat on revised legislative analysis, including possible Category 1 status. 

Aug. 2023

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