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Summary of the procedure
 

Where to go? (2)

You will have to go to the following agencies. The number indicates how many interactions are required with each entity.
Rwanda Development Board (x 4)
2 7 8 9
Rwanda Development Board
Environmental Impact Assessment Experts
4
Environmental Impact Assessment Experts

What you will get (3)

The objective of the procedure is to obtain those documents.
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
7
EIA certificate (original, signed and with stamp)
Signed conditions of approval
7
Signed conditions of approval
Letter notifying of the Board's decision
9
Letter notifying of the Board's decision

Required documents 

The documents with green band will be provided to you during the procedure.

Proof of identity (x 2)
1 7
Proof of identity
Online application
1
Online application
Project brief
1
Project brief
Panoramic view
1
Panoramic view
Perspective and site layout plans
1
Perspective and site layout plans
Land ownership
1
Land ownership
Location maps
1
Location maps
EIA study report
5
EIA study report
Certificate of incorporation
8
Certificate of incorporation
Memorandum of association
8
Memorandum of association
Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO
8
Shareholders resolution appointing board members, chairman and CEO
Resolution granting signing
8
Resolution granting signing
List of shareholders with respective shareholding
8
List of shareholders with respective shareholding
Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone
8
Resolution authorizing the investment in the Zone
Application form for designation of a Zone
8
Application form for designation of a Zone
Business plan
8
Business plan
Market demand analysis
8
Market demand analysis
Socio-economic welfare and cost-benefit analysis
8
Socio-economic welfare and cost-benefit analysis
Pre-feasibility study
8
Pre-feasibility study
Representatives
Power of attorney
7
Power of attorney
Proof of identity
7
Proof of identity

How much?

Free of charge

How long ?

The estimated total time is calculated by adding the time spent: 1) waiting in queue, 2) at the counter and 3) between steps.
  Min. Max.
Total time (sum): 4 d 113 d
of which:
Attention at counter: 40mn 6h. 40mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 4 d 113 d

Legal justification?

The regulations which justify the procedure and its content
General guidelines and procrdure for environment impact assessment General guidelines and procedure for environment impact assesment
  Article 2
Ministerial order No. 003/2008 of 15/08/2008 relating to the requirements and procedures for environ Ministerial order n°003/2008 of 15/08/2008 relating to the requirements and procedure for invironmental impact assessment
  articles 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Ministerial Order N°004 establishing the list of works, activities and projects that have to undertake  an environment impact assessment Ministerial Order N°004 establishing the list of works, activities and projects that have to undertake an environment impact assessment
  articles 2, 4 and annex
Organic law No. 04/2005 of08/04/2005 determining the modalities of protection, conservation and prom Organic law No. 04/2005 of 08/04/2005
  articles 67, 69, 70
Regulation N° 04/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Designation of Special Economic Zones in Rwanda Regulation N° 04/2012/SEZAR adopted on 20/12/2012 Regulation on the Designation of Special Economic Zones in Rwanda
  articles 3: procedure for the designation of Zones, icle 3: Procedure for the Designation of Zones
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