Law and judiciary

Single-citizenship mandate passed with unanimous vote

The National Assembly (NA) has unanimously passed draft amendments to several articles of the Constitution aiming to mandate single citizenship for the nation’s top office holders. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/single-citizenship-mandate-passed-unanimous-vote

Cabinet okays $8B for 2022 gov’t spending

The Cabinet on October 22 gave the nod to a draft budget of $8.013 billion for public spending in 2022, an increase of 6.8 per cent year-on-year, in a move expected to help power a prompt economic recovery as the Kingdom emerges from the ravages ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cabinet-okays-8b-2022-govt-spending

Bar Association plans expansion of free services in 2022

Over the past year, the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has provided legal services to the poor in over 6,000 cases and their volunteer lawyers plan to continue expanding their free legal services to the poor to ensure Cambodians’ rights to equal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bar-association-plans-expansion-free-services-2022

BAKC defends more than 4,000 court cases

Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) president Ly Chantola on Saturday said that the association’s lawyers have defended 4,038 cases representing 6,692 people so far this year. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50953416/bakc-defends-more-than-4000-court-cases/

Sole-citizenship edits fast-tracked

The National Assembly’s (NA) Standing Committee is set to send the draft amendments to articles of the Constitution aiming to mandate single-citizenship for the nation’s top office holders to the expert committee for review. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sole-citizenship-edits-fast-tracked

Victims press for compensation, imprisonment over million-dollar rural scam

Almost $1 million in compensation remains to be paid out and a perpetrator has yet to see jail time over a Kampong Cham scam that ensnared 180 families, the Supreme Court heard on Monday. ...

Mech Dara
https://vodenglish.news/victims-press-for-compensation-imprisonment-over-million-dollar-rural-scam/

The Constitutional Council says proposed amendment to the constitution is legal

The Constitutional Council (CC) Monday  announced that the proposition to amend some new articles of the constitution is legal. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950013/the-constitutional-council-says-proposed-amendment-to-the-constitution-is-legal/

Eight-year dispute on stall owner status over

Thirty-two vendors from Samaki market in Kampot province and the owner of stalls there have agreed to accept a four-point solution to end a long-running dispute over the ownership of market stalls. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eight-year-dispute-stall-owner-status-over

Draft Public-Private Partnerships law sails through Cabinet

An expert believes that the draft Law on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), approved by the Cabinet last weekend, will be a driving force for investment opportunities for locals and foreigners, and a welcome supplement to the new investment law. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/draft-ppp-law-sails-through-cabinet

Dual citizenship ban for top office holders on way to King

The Constitutional Council of Cambodia (CCC) will seek a consultation with King Norodom Sihamoni on amendments to several articles of the Constitution which would mandate that the Kingdom’s top national leadership positions be filled by people solely in possession of Cambodian citizenship. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dual-citizenship-ban-top-office-holders-way-king

Draft law mandating single citizenship for leaders of top national institutions heading to Assembly

A draft law to mandate single nationality for the prime minister and presidents of the Senate, National Assembly (NA) and Constitutional Council was approved by the Council of Ministers on October 8 and expected to reach the NA soon. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/draft-law-mandating-single-citizenship-leaders-top-national-institutions-heading-assembly

Surveillance tools, DNA screening equipment part of Cambodia’s new security deal with China

Cambodia will receive new biometric surveillance and DNA screening equipment as part of its latest deal reinforcing law enforcement cooperation with China, prompting a leading human rights group to call for the government to come clean about its plans for the technology. The deal was signed last ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/surveillance-tools-dna-screening-equipment-part-of-cambodia-new-security-deal-with-china/6258369.html

Cambodia and China agree to continue cooperation in preventing transnational crime, drug trafficking

The Ministry of Interior of Cambodia and the Ministry of Public Security of China agree to continue cooperation in preventing cross-border crime, illegal online gambling and drug trafficking after the two sides noted the significant achievements of law enforcement cooperation between the two ministries for ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.postkhmer.com/national/2021-09-30-1036-224442.html

Cambodia, China to continue law enforcement cooperation

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng and Chinese Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi signed an agreement on Tuesday to continue collaboration in the field of law enforcement for the benefit of the two countries. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50944334/cambodia-china-to-continue-law-enforcement-cooperation/

Police all set to beef up security during festival

With the 15-day Pchum Ben festival approaching, Phnom Penh municipal police have mobilised nearly 2,000 officers for duties like maintaining security and public order during the celebrations, while municipal governor Khuong Sreng urged police in the capital to also pay attention to enforcement of Covid-19 ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/police-all-set-beef-security-during-festival

Road accidents and traffic violations still a challenge

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) in its recent report disclosed that 90% of the 77,794 motorcyclists and auto rickshaws fined were for not wearing their helmets. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939213/road-accidents-and-traffic-violations-still-a-challenge/

Senate approves draft laws on RCEP, bilateral FTA with China

The senate on September 20 unanimously passed (38-0) two draft laws authorising the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement and the bilateral Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/senate-approves-draft-laws-rcep-bilateral-fta-china

Phone card survey latest online scam

The Ministry of Interior’s department of information technology called on social media users to be cautious online and maintain their vigilance against a new scam by fraudsters who claim they will provide people with a 50,000 riel in phone card from H&M if they answer ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phone-card-survey-latest-online-scam

Man lands in court over sexual assault at quarantine site

A suspected in an alleged sexual assault against a minor at a quarantine centre in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district has been sent to court, while a similar case against an adult woman at the same centre was dropped after the accused negotiated compensation with ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/man-lands-court-over-sexual-assault-quarantine-site

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