Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda - Law No. 16/2010 - Governing the Credit Information System


The Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda's Law No.16/2010 governs the credit information system in the country defining the roles, functions, powers, and requirements of the system's entities and participants. It establishes the Central Bank as the overall supervisory and regulatory authority of the system, and, most notably creates the country's credit bureau, outlining its powers and duties. The law is divided into several chapters, and sets forth provisions on the following topics:

1. Role of the Central Bank
2. Licensing
3. Credit Bureau
4. Data Providers
5. Subscribers
6. Consent to Access Information
7. Confidentiality
8. Customer’s Rights
9. Governance
10. Change of Membership and Liquidation
11. Reporting Requirements
12. Sanctions

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Friday, May 14, 2010
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Parliament of the Republic of Rwanda
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