Law and judiciary

Law making process

New draft law on SEZs finalised

The Council for the Development of Cambodia recently finalised a new draft law on special economic zones (SEZs), aiming to attract investment into the country by providing incentives, enhancing transparency, and promoting fair competition. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Key features of Cambodia’s new Law on Taxation

The new Law on Taxation was promulgated on 16 May 2023 by virtue of Royal Kram No. NS/RKM/0523/004 (“Law on Taxation”) on an urgent basis and therefore has come into force from 17 May 2023​​. The Law on Taxation abrogates the old law on taxation ...

Khmer Times Staff

New sub-decree tightens regulations on garment industry sub-contractors

Cambodia will prepare a sub-decree improving existing labour mechanisms by adding detailed procedures, permanent management mechanisms, responsibilities for relevant companies, especially sub-subcontractors, as Cambodia seeks to ensure the prevention of the use of forced labour. ...

Van Socheata

Interior Minister Sar Kheng chairs meeting on new road traffic law

The National Committee for Road Safety (NCSC) has organized a meeting to review and discuss the new road traffic law at Ministry of Interior office on Friday. ...

So Cheata

Ministry of Interior finalising draft law on cybercrime

The draft law on cybercrime is in its final stages and in the process of being discussed with all stakeholders involved, including experts from US, said Minister of Interior Sar Kheng, on Tuesday. ...

Sar Socheath

Ministry of Economy reviewing draft new tax law

The Ministry of Economy and Finance is reviewing the draft new tax law with the Ministry of Justice articles about the criminal code and clauses that go along with other relevant laws, a senior official said. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Government to strictly implement gambling law

The government is committed to strictly implementing the law on the management of commercial gambling centres in the country, said Aun Pornmoniroth, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance, yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Law on IT in the making

Government officials are studying a draft law on information technology crimes to ensure the integrity of computer systems use and the protection of public order. ...

Hang Punreay

Draft constitutional amendments get Council of Ministers’ nod

The Council of Ministers has approved the “Draft Constitution” with its eight amendments prepared in accordance with the 10th Amendment Proposal, which made changes to the appointment of the Prime Minister and the authority of the National Assembly (NA). ...

Hang Punreay

Another review of access to Information Draft Law coordinated

The Ministry of Information is running another review of Cambodian draft law on access to information. Addressing participants joining the review on July 1, Minister of Information Khieu Kanharith explained that the draft law was comprehensively consulted with various stakeholders including civil society organizations. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Senate approves Draft Law on Food Security

The 4th legislature of the Senate of Cambodia approved the draft law on food security in its extraordinary session held here this morning under the chairmanship of its President Samdech Say Chhum.   ...

Khmer Times Staff

Law to increase council members being reviewed

The Legislative and Justice Committee of the National Assembly (NA) have started reviewing the draft law on the amendment of Article 140 of the Law on the Administration of Capital, Province, City, and District. ...

Sar Socheath

Draft on Amendment of Article 140 approved

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved the Draft Law on the Amendment of Article 140 of the Law on Capital, Province, Municipality, District and Khan Administration. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cabinet Ministers approve Draft Law on Food Safety

The Cambodian cabinet ministers approved the draft law on food safety, during the plenary session held here at the Peace Palace this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khmer Times Staff

NRSC drafting new, stricter traffic law

The National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) will draft a new traffic law as the existing one is not strict enough and carries light punishments. ...

Chhun Sunly

NEC signs off on commune elections’ rules, procedures

The National Election Committee (NEC) has approved the rules and procedures for the June 5 commune elections, following consultations with relevant stakeholders. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn

Ministry of Interior drafts royal decree on Tycoons conduct

The Ministry of Interior has completed the draft of a decree on the Status of Tycoons. The draft decree will be sent to Minister of Interior Sar Kheng soon for further recommendation. ...

Tin Sokhavuth

National Assembly approved 20 draft laws

National Assembly president Heng Samrin has said that the sixth session of sixth legislature of the National Assembly from June 24 until December 29 have been completed successfully and lawmakers approved 20 draft laws proposed by the government. ...

Sar Socheath

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