European Journal of Law Reform

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Instructions to Draft Legislation

A Study on Legislative Drafting Process in Rwanda

Keywords drafting instructions, Rwanda, quality of legislation
Authors Ruth Ikiriza

127260 Ruth Ikiriza
  • Abstract

      Drafting instructions are always difficult to discuss and evaluate because very often they depend on local traditions. Nevertheless, despite local traditions in drafting instructions their complete absence must be seen as a problem. This article tackles the issue of drafting instructions and their importance in the development of good drafts. And by good drafts the author means good quality drafts which will lead to good quality legislation. The article uses Rwanda as a case study and employs Thornton’s five stages of the drafting process as its basic methodology.

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