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LAW Nº05/2012 of 17/02/2012

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GOVERNING THE ORGANISATION AND FUNCTIONING OF INTERNATIONAL NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS

Article 19: Grant of equipment of an international non-governmental organisation

An international non-governmental organisation intending to close or scale down its operations in the country shall be free to transfer its equipment in the form of donations to a registered national non- governmental organisation undertaking the same or similar activities.

However, if an international non- governmental organisation indicates a clear reason that it genuinely needs such equipment it shall keep them.

The authority in charge of registration of international non- governmental organisations and monitoring of their functioning shall determine procedure to transfer equipment of an international non-governmental organisation closing its operations.

Article 20: Sale of equipment

Where an international non- governmental organisation continues to carry on its activities, it may sell its equipment in conformity with existing laws in Rwanda and agreement between the concerned organisation and the line Ministry concerning the financial and property management.

Such a sale shall be supervised by the relevant line Ministry, the authority in charge of registration of international non - governmental organisations and monitoring of their functioning as well as the Ministry in charge of public equipment, unless there exists agreements that provide otherwise which were previously notified to the relevant line Ministry.

Notwithstanding the provisions of Paragraph 2 of this Article, the organisation shall have rights to the management and use of money collected from the sales of equipment.

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