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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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501078058/senate-approves-draft-law-on-food-security/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501060022/law-to-increase-council-members-being-reviewed/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501051321/draft-on-amendment-of-article-140-approved/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501051523/cabinet-ministers-approve-draft-law-on-food-safety/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501013885/nrsc-drafting-new-stricter-traffic-law/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-signs-commune-elections-rules-procedures

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000758/ministry-of-interior-drafts-royal-decree-on-tycoons-conduct/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50997459/national-assembly-approved-20-draft-laws/

Out-of-court settlement law being drafted for adoption

Cambodia will soon have a law to resolve disputes through mediation outside of the court. The law will be drafted by the Ministry of Justice in cooperation with the European Union (EU). ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50995954/out-of-court-settlement-law-being-drafted-for-adoption/

New road traffic law drafted

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng confirmed that a working group is drafting an entirely new road traffic law to replace the current one which he said requires so many changes to address problems associated with law enforcement. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-road-traffic-law-drafted

Kampot governor orders land protection reform at all levels

After recognising land issues as a key area for disputes in Kampot province, recently transferred Kampot provincial governor Mao Thunin has introduced a mechanism for the 9 district governors to protect and prevent all land crimes against the people of Kampot. ...

Mao Chanvireak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50965686/kampot-governor-orders-land-protection-reform-at-all-levels/

Information access draft law in final stage and to be expedited

The process of preparing a draft law defining access to information is in its final stage with the working group trying to expedite its completion as soon as possible. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50965262/information-access-draft-law-in-final-stage-and-to-be-expedited/

Senate okays ‘dual citizen’ edits

The Senate on November 2 unanimously approved the draft amendments to several articles of the Constitution mandating single-citizenship for holders of the top four national institutions. According to the press statement released after its session, a total of 57 out of 62 Senators were present ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/senate-okays-dual-citizen-edits

Senate passes single nationality draft amendment unanimously

The Senate yesterday unanimously approved the draft constitutional amendment on single citizenship, citing that it is to ensure the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50963684/senate-passes-single-nationality-draft-amendment-unanimously/

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

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/

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

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

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/

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