Law and judiciary

Law making process

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Labour law discussions ongoing despite boycott, say ministry

The Labour Law amendment discussions have continued to move forward despite Cambodia’s union representatives boycotting the latest amendment meeting, said the Ministry of Labour. ...

Ry Sochan

New Draft Law on Immigration discussed

A new draft law on immigration has been discussed in an inter-ministerial meeting here in Phnom Penh early this week under the chairmanship of Ang Vong Vathana, Senior Minister in charge of Special Missions, with participation of officials from concerned institutions. ...

Khmer Times Staff

75 NGOs seek resumption of talks on LANGO amendments

Seventy-five NGOs have asked the government to resume negotiations with civil society organisations on the draft LANGO amendment, which are in limbo, in order to speed up the process. ...

Ry Sochan

Draft law on access to information finalised

The Law on Access to information is being finalised and will soon be sent to the Council of Ministers for approval. ...

Dina Huon

Draft state property law to be developed by expert committee

A draft law on state property management, which was reviewed by the National Assembly at the request of the government, has now been handed over to an expert committee to further study. ...

Ry Sochan

Backlash on public order draft law

The Ministry of Interior’s new public order draft law which aims to strengthen peace and security by regulating public behaviour, including imposing a dress code, has drawn mixed reactions. ...

Srey Lux Sok

Relevant legislation: Ministry drafting new immigration law

A ministry working group is drafting a new law aimed to effectively manage immigrants and all foreigners in the Kingdom as Interior Minister Sar Kheng said the current Law on Immigration has many “loopholes and challenges” in its implementation. ...

Ben Sokhean

Ministry holds consultations on draft tech crime law with US experts

The Ministry of Interior on Monday held an online consultation with representatives from the US Embassy and US technology companies regarding Cambodia’s draft cybercrime law. ...

Khmer Times Staff

State of Emergency draft signed into law

Acting Head of State Say Chhum yesterday signed the draft law on “State of Emergency” into legislation after the Constitutional Council of Cambodia unanimously approved it earlier this week, a decree obtained yesterday evening revealed. ...

Ben Sokhean

Senate greenlights draft law before submission to the CCC

The Constitutional Council of Cambodia is expected to review the “State of Emergency” draft law soon after it was unanimously adopted by legislative bodies, passing it to the final phase of becoming legislation. ...

Ben Sokhean

Senate begins discussing State of Emergency draft law

The Senate’s permanent committee today is handing over the draft law on “State of Emergency” to its expert commission for study before its upcoming plenary session. ...

Ben Sokhean

Senate set to review emergency law

The Senate’s Standing Committee is set to convene a meeting on Monday to review the state of emergency draft law after it was unanimously passed by the National Assembly (NA) on Thursday. Senate spokesman Mam Bun Neang said the committee will put the law up ...

Niem Chheng

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