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Law on hazardous goods management in the offing

Cambodia will set up an inter-ministerial commission to draft a law on “Hazardous Goods Management” to ensure control over the production, consumption, import, export, transportation and storage of hazardous goods. ...

Torn Vibol
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501145449/law-on-hazardous-goods-management-in-the-offing/

Conservation draft laws go under review by ministry’s working group

Minister of Justice Koeut Rith has set up a working group to review and advise on the penalty provisions of the draft laws on fisheries, forestry and protected natural areas before submitting them to the Council of Ministers for approval. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/conservation-draft-laws-go-under-review-ministrys-working-group

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501109982/draft-constitutional-amendments-get-council-of-ministers-nod/

NA passes draft plant protection law 92-0

The National Assembly (NA) on April 1 unanimously passed a draft law on phytosanitation and the protection of plants at the seventh session of its sixth mandate.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/na-passes-draft-plant-protection-law-92-0

Cabinet passes draft plant protection law

The Council of Ministers on February 4 approved a draft law on plant protection and phytosanitary measures at a session presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to government spokesman Phay Siphan. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cabinet-passes-draft-plant-protection-law

Possible jail for monks at political rally events

The Ministry of Cults and Religion and other relevant stakeholders are expediting their work on drafting a Law on Religion in Cambodia with the intention to ban monks from participating in political protests. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/possible-jail-monks-political-rally-events

Draft law shifts forest enforcer role of ministry onto provinces

Officials and lawyers are in ongoing discussions about amending the forest, fisheries and protected areas laws to transfer natural resource protection and conservation functions from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to sub-national level administrations. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/draft-law-shifts-forest-enforcer-role-ministry-provinces

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

National Assembly endorses Draft Competition Law

The National Assembly (NA) in its 6th session of the sixth legislature held  under the chairmanship of its President Heng Samrin approved the draft competition law. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50933284/national-assembly-endorses-draft-competition-law/

The National Assembly to approve seven draft laws next week

The  lawmakers will discuss and approve seven draft laws during the sixth session of sixth legislature mandate next week, according to a statement released by the National Assembly’s secretariat yesterday. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928395/the-national-assembly-to-approve-seven-draft-laws-next-week-2/

Trade draft laws ‘effective in 2021’

Three major draft laws on trade are expected to take effect before the end of 2021, after receiving full support from National Assembly (NA) leaders and specialised committees, as well as the Senate, according to a Ministry of Commerce spokesman. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-draft-laws-effective-2021

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784703/national-assembly-to-discuss-seven-draft-laws-next-week/

New Draft Law Could Legalize Land Grabbing

A law on the management of farmland currently being drafted by the Ministry of Agriculture is a threat to private landowners as it imposes criminal penalties for farmers who do not abide by new powers the government would have to demarcate land, a human rights ...

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