RUKUNDAKUVUGA Jean Marie Olivier
Phone number: +250 788 486 263
Email Address: email@example.com
According to the article 47 of the Law nº 012/2018of04/04/2018 determining the organisation and functioning of the Judiciary, the Chief Registrar is the coordinator of the registry’s activities. In this regard, he is responsible for developing and implementing plans related to the registry, keeping court documents, making follow-up on the registry’s activities and preparing court reports. He is also responsible for the discipline of registrars.
The Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court may also help parties settle the case if they agree and take decisions.
In particular, the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court is responsible for coordinating activities and develop appropriate strategies relating to the organisation and functioning of the registry of courts in the Country. The President of the Supreme Court may delegate to the Chief Registrar powers to sign some documents and decisions related to the smooth management of the registry of courts.
The article 49 determines responsibilities of other registrars as follows:
1°Receive complaints and verify whether they fulfil the required conditions for entry into the register
2°Receive and respond to the complaints of the population
3°Summon parties and notify them of court decisions
4°Provide other necessary services that the population needs in the court
5°Examine whether case files fulfil the necessary conditions to be heard
6°Prepare the draft of pre-trial conference schedule, conduct the pre-trial conference and help parties settle the case if they agree
7°Prepare the pre-trial conference report
8°Assist judges in preparing cases whose dates for hearing are set
9°Carry out legal research necessary for the case draft report to be used for hearing purposes;
10°Record proceedings and prepare the case draft report to be submitted to the bench having tried the case.
-NIWEBASA Marie Claire