Law and judiciary

Law making process

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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