Judicial police powers

Article 8 of Law n° 19/2013 of 25/03/2013 states that “Commissioners shall have permanent judicial police powers throughout the territory of Rwanda while discharging their duties. If deemed necessary, a member of staff of the Commission may be given judicial police powers by competent authority upon request by the Chairperson of the Commission. Persons summoned by the Commission must appear, failure of which they shall be prosecuted in accordance with law”.