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Review of information law to be completed by month’s end

The ministries of Information, and Justice, will complete reviewing the penalties section of the draft law on access to information by the end of this month at the latest. Once the section is finalised, it will be submitted to the Council of Ministers early next month ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/review-information-law-be-completed-months-end

Inter-ministry committee clears draft access to information bill

The inter-ministry committee finalised its review of the draft bill on access to information on Friday and plans to submit it to the Council of Ministers in January before it is sent to the National Assembly. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/inter-ministry-committee-clears-draft-access-information-bill

Information access law in line with standards: Minister

The Information Ministry yesterday announced that the draft Law on Access to Information is ready to be reviewed during an unspecified inter-ministerial meeting next month after it deemed that the draft’s contents are in line with international standards and the constitution. It also said the draft ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50649227/information-access-law-in-line-with-standards-minister/

Officials’ affairs may be secret under law

Any information that is damaging to Cambodia’s national security or public order, affects its relationship with other countries or threatens the Kingdom’s economy or finances could be withheld from the public under a draft law on access to information. ...

Shaun Turton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/officials-affairs-may-be-secret-under-law

Info law to be open to input

The Ministry of Information yesterday announced a three-year public consultation period on a new access to information draft law that has been in the works since 2007. But freedom of information advocates greeted the news with scepticism, citing a lack of representation from civil society on ...

Taing Vida
http://phnompenhpost.com/national/info-law-be-open-input

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