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RWANDA: Ministerial Instruction No. 21/2013 of 03/07/2013 Declaring Compulsory Rwandan Standards
February 4, 2014

Products covered: Plugs, socket-outlets, couplers


Compulsory Rwandan Standards (RS) concerning plugs, socket-outlets, couplers.

Electrical Engineering: Plugs, Socket outlets for house hold and similar purposes fused plugs, socket outlets

for appliances, switched socket outlets without interlock, plugs and socket outlets for SELV.


For the purpose of aligning the numbering system of Rwandan Standards with the East African Community

and International standards numbering Systems

Protection of Human health or Safety

Prevention of deceptive practices and consumer protection


 Proposed date of entry into force: 8/5/2013