Law and judiciary

Law making process

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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