Page 52, Chapter II: The National Gendarmerie, Section 1: Definition, Missions and Principles, Article 84:
... 6. Members of the National Gendarmerie shall solely be recruited among Rwandese volunteer citizens, on the basis of their competence. The National Gendarmerie shall be open to any Rwandese nationals, irrespective of their ethnic group, region, sex and religion.
DDR, army, parastatal or rebel forces
Page 2, Chapter I: The National Army, Section I: Missions and Principles, Article 1:
... B. Principles.
... 4. The National Army shall be a regular Army, composed solely of volunteer Rwandese citizens recruited on the basis of their competence. It shall be open to any Rwandese Nationals, irrespective of their ethnic group, region, sex, religion or language;
Page 38, Chapter I: the National Army, Section 4: Formation of the National Army, Sub-Section 1: Process of the Formation of the National Army, Paragraph 3: Disengagement of Forces, Article 62. The Personal Identification File.
A personal identification file shall be opened for each serviceman as soon as they report to the Assembly point. The file shall include the following particulars:
Family name and First name; Rank; Years of Service within the Rank; Regimental Number; Sex; Date of Birth; Marital Status; Being a Rwandese national; Type and Serial Number of Weapon; Specialization; Military or Civilian Diploma, Certificate or Brevet, Blood Group.