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CHRC seeks input on draft law to make it more independent

The Cambodia Human Rights Committee (CHRC) is inviting all embassies in Cambodia, local and international NGOs, Parliamentarians, international stakeholders and Supreme Consultative Council members to give input over the draft law on proposal to make it more independent. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930398/chrc-seeks-input-on-draft-law-to-make-it-more-independent/

Draft clean water law ready for review

The Industry Ministry said yesterday that it has finished the draft Law on Clean Water Management and will submit it to the Council of Ministers soon for review. The government said it plans to have clean water available for everyone by 2030. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930397/draft-clean-water-law-ready-for-review/

Ministry in push to finalise consumer protection laws

Cambodia’s Commerce Minister is putting pressure on the Department of Skills to finalise draft laws to protect consumers, stamp out unfair competition and crack down on fraud. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920848/ministry-in-push-to-finalise-consumer-protection-laws/

Government accelerating procedure for sovereign bonds

The Ministry of Economy and Finance is accelerating the preparation of legal documents for the implementation of the law on sovereign bonds. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50919680/government-accelerating-procedure-for-sovereign-bonds/

Trade draft laws ‘effective in 2021’

Three major draft laws on trade are expected to take effect before the end of 2021, after receiving full support from National Assembly (NA) leaders and specialised committees, as well as the Senate, according to a Ministry of Commerce spokesman. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-draft-laws-effective-2021

Road traffic law amendments await approval

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport’s working group plans to submit a draft law on road traffic after holding 19 debates on the amendment and revising many articles found in the existing law. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/road-traffic-law-amendments-await-approval

CHRC to hold 60 meetings on national rights commission

The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) plan to hold 60 consultation meetings on the draft law on the organisation and functioning of the National Human Rights Commission of Cambodia (NHRC) before moving it ...

Voun Dara
https://phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/chrc-hold-60-meetings-national-rights-commission

Cambodia’s new investment law becomes more attractive and considerate for investors

The Draft Law on Investment of the Kingdom of Cambodia was approved by the Royal Government in the Plenary Meeting of the Council of Ministers chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891114/cambodias-new-investment-law-becomes-more-attractive-and-considerate-for-investors/

New investment law draft ready to make Cambodia more attractive

The Council of the Ministers approved the new investment law draft last week in order to attract increased investment flow to the Kingdom and enhance the nation’s economic diversification and competitiveness. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50891685/covid-19-victim-new-investment-law-draft-ready-to-make-cambodia-more-attractive/

Cabinet approves investment law

The Council of Ministers, or Cabinet, on July 9 approved the Draft Law on Investment, following a plenary session chaired by Prime Minister Hun Sen via a Zoom call. ...

Hin Piset
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cabinet-approves-investment-law

Government preparing to discuss new draft investment law

The government is planning to discuss a new law to stimulate investment in the country. The Office of the Council of Ministers will hold a virtual meeting on Friday to review the draft law, following the approval of Mr Hun Sen. The prime minister will ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50888821/government-preparing-to-discuss-new-draft-investment-law/

Draft social protection law unveiled

The government has drawn up a “Draft Law on Social Protection System” to ensure minimum standards of well-being and reduce economic and financial vulnerabilities.    ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/draft-social-protection-law-unveiled

Sub-decree outlines Covid measures

Prime Minister Hun Sen on March 31 issued a sub-decree detailing administrative measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, including potential travel restrictions, public gathering, curfew, and lockdown to certain areas, among others.   ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sub-decree-outlines-covid-measures

Labour Law amendments sent to Cabinet

The committee on Economic and Financial Policy has reviewed proposed amendments to the Labour Law and forwarded them to the Council of Ministers for approval.   ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/labour-law-amendments-sent-cabinet

National Assembly to discuss seven draft laws next week

The National Assembly Permanent Committee meeting yesterday approved the resumption date of the 5th session of the 6th legislature for next Wednesday, to debate and approve seven draft laws related to the economy, trade and air transportation services. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784703/national-assembly-to-discuss-seven-draft-laws-next-week/

National Assembly endorses six draft laws

The National Assembly (NA) has unanimously approved six important draft laws to strengthen and expand the cooperation with foreign countries, according to a press release of the NA General Secretariat. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778945/national-assembly-endorses-six-draft-laws/

Senate adopts four draft laws

The Senate of Cambodia has adopted four significant draft laws in its 6th session of the 4th legislature held here at the Senate Palace this morning. ...

Khmer TImes Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50777202/senate-adopts-four-draft-laws/

National Assembly passes gambling bill

The National Assembly (NA) opened the 5th Plenary Session of the 6th Legislature on Monday and approved a draft law concerning management of the gambling business. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-assembly-passes-gambling-bill

NGOs want access law to be adopted sooner

To mark the International Day for Universal Access to Information yesterday, 20 NGOs insisted the access to information law should be adopted soon, as the draft law is reportedly expected to be submitted to the Council of Ministers shortly. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767472/ngos-want-access-law-to-be-adopted-sooner/

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