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Rwanda
Practice Relating to Rule 161. International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings
Rwanda’s Organic Law Determining the Organization, Functioning and Jurisdiction of Courts (2004) provides:
The High Court of the Republic shall have jurisdiction to try any person, including non-nationals found within the territory of the Republic of Rwanda, alleged to have committed, outside the national boundaries, any crimes falling within the category of international or cross-border crimes, especially the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, terrorism, hostage taking, drug trafficking, money laundering, theft of motor vehicles for sale abroad, human trafficking, especially of young girls, slavery and other crimes of similar nature. When the High Court of the Republic is sitting in the exercise of its universal jurisdiction, the President of the Supreme Court may, in the interest of justice and with a view to harmonizing universal jurisprudence over international and cross-border crimes, seek the cooperation of the United Nations or a member State in which the crime was committed, to provide foreign judges to sit with their Rwandan counterparts to hear such cases or request foreign courts to conduct some of the investigations on behalf of Rwandan courts. 
Rwanda, Organic Law Determining the Organization, Functioning and Jurisdiction of Courts, 2004, Article 90.
Rwanda’s Organic Law concerning Transfer of Cases to the Republic of Rwanda from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from Other States (2007) provides:
Chapter 1. General provisions
Article: 1 Scope of application
This Organic Law shall regulate the transfer of cases and other related matters, from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from other States to the Republic of Rwanda.
This Organic Law shall also determine the procedures of admissibility of evidence in Rwanda collected by the ICTR in proceedings before a competent court.
Chapter 7. Final provisions
Article: 24 Applicability of this Organic Law to other matters of transfer of cases between Rwanda and other States
This Organic Law applies mutatis mutandis in other matters where there is transfer of cases to the Republic of Rwanda from other States or where transfer of cases or extradition of suspects is sought by the Republic of Rwanda from other States. 
Rwanda, Organic Law concerning Transfer of Cases to the Republic of Rwanda from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from Other States, 2007, Articles 1 and 24.
Under Rwanda’s Penal Code (1977), Rwandan nationals cannot be extradited. 
Rwanda, Penal Code, 1977, Article 16.
Rwanda’s Penal Code (1977) does not permit extradition for political offences. 
Rwanda, Penal Code, 1977, Article 15.
Rwanda’s Organic Law concerning Transfer of Cases to the Republic of Rwanda from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from Other States (2007) provides:
Chapter 1. General provisions
Article: 1 Scope of application
This Organic Law shall regulate the transfer of cases and other related matters, from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from other States to the Republic of Rwanda.
This Organic Law shall also determine the procedures of admissibility of evidence in Rwanda collected by the ICTR in proceedings before a competent court.
Article: 2 The Court with competent jurisdiction to try the cases
Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the High Court of the Republic shall be the competent court to conduct on the first instance the trial of cases transferred to Rwanda as provided by this organic law.
At the first instance, the case shall be tried by a single Judge.
Article: 3 Crimes triable in Rwanda
Notwithstanding the provisions of other laws applicable in Rwanda, a person whose case transferred by the ICTR to Rwanda shall be liable to be prosecuted only for crimes falling within the jurisdiction of the ICTR.
Article: 4 Indictment
The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic shall adapt the ICTR indictment in order to make them compliant with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Rwanda, and it shall be forwarded to the President of the High Court of the Republic.
The High Court of the Republic shall accept the indictments after verifying they fulfill the formal requirements of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Rwanda.
Article: 5 Arrest and detention of the accused person
Except as otherwise provided in this Organic Law, the arrest and detention of the accused persons shall be regulated in accordance with the Code of Criminal Procedure of Rwanda.
Article: 6 Right to information
Within a period of ten (10) days, from the time when the High Court of the Republic makes a decision, the Registrar of the High Court shall notify the Prosecutor of the ICTR of the decision made in accordance with this Organic Law.
Chapter 5. Collaboration between the Government of Rwanda and the ICTR subsequent to transfer of cases
Article: 18 Technical Assistance from the ICTR
The Government of Rwanda may benefit from technical assistance from the ICTR to meet the needs arising from the transfer of cases to Rwanda.
Article: 19 Monitoring of Proceedings
The ICTR Prosecutor shall have the right to designate individuals to observe the progress of cases transferred to Rwanda in accordance with article 11bis D) iv) of the ICTR Rules of Procedure and Evidence.
Observers appointed by the ICTR Prosecutor shall have access to court proceedings, documents and records relating to the case as well as access to all places of detention.
The Vienna Convention of 13th February, 1946 on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations shall apply to the observers so appointed by the ICTR Prosecutor in accordance with Article 29 of the ICTR statute.
Article: 20 Referral of cases to ICTR
In the event that the ICTR revokes an Order of referral of cases it had transferred to Rwanda pursuant to Rule 11bis of the ICTR Rules of Procedure and Evidence, the accused shall be promptly surrendered to the ICTR together with any files, documents, exhibits and all other additional materials as stipulated in the order. 
Rwanda, Organic Law concerning Transfer of cases to the Republic of Rwanda from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and from Other States, 2007, Articles 1–6 and 18–20.