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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/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765183/labour-law-discussions-ongoing-despite-boycott-say-ministry/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760617/new-draft-law-on-immigration-discussed/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757347/75-ngos-seek-resumption-of-talks-on-lango-amendments/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757349/draft-law-on-access-to-information-finalised/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752610/draft-state-property-law-to-be-developed-by-expert-committee/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751388/backlash-on-public-order-draft-law/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749526/relevant-legislation-ministry-drafting-new-immigration-law/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50734633/ministry-holds-consultations-on-draft-tech-crime-law-with-us-experts/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50718535/state-of-emergency-draft-signed-into-law/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714778/senate-greenlights-draft-law-before-submission-to-the-ccc/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50712641/senate-begins-discussing-state-of-emergency-draft-law/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/senate-set-review-emergency-law

National Assembly unanimously approves draft social security bill

The National Assembly on Tuesday unanimously approved the draft Law on Social Security Scheme, which consists of 11 chapters and 107 articles. Passed by the Council of Ministers in early August, the bill was approved by all 105 members present at the assembly. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/national-assembly-unanimously-approves-draft-social-security-bill

Assembly passes construction bill

The National Assembly unanimously approved the Draft Law on Construction on Monday. It is meant to strengthen the management of building projects and consists of 22 chapters and 111 articles. ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/assembly-passes-construction-bill

Government discusses new draft law aimed at construction safety

Minister of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction Chea Sophara on Thursday met for talks with members of the Supreme Council of Consultation and Recommendations over a draft law aimed at ensuring quality and safety in construction. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-discusses-new-draft-law-aimed-construction-safety

Ministries review content of draft law on cybercrime

The ministries of Interior and Justice and relevant officials are currently reviewing a draft law on cybercrime. Legal experts held a meeting on Wednesday to review its contents at the Ministry of Interior, and chaired by two ministries’ secretaries of state Bun Hun and Lam ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministries-review-content-draft-law-cybercrime

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