Draft law on land policy for Sihanoukville approved
The government on Friday approved a draft law on management and utilization of land with the aim of developing Preah Sihanouk province into a multi-purpose special economic zone and an ASEAN green city. ...
Draft 2023 financial law responds to post-pandemic economy
The draft Law on Financial Management 2023 is under review with the Council of Ministers and has been drawn up in response to the Cambodian economy recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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). ...
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. ...
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. ...
Ministry of Commerce three draft laws get NA approval
The National Assembly approved the amendment by the Ministry of Commerce on three major laws. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Farmers Petition to Change Agricultural Draft Law
About 200 farmers protested in front of the Ministry of Agriculture on Friday and submitted a petition requesting changes to a draft law on the management of agricultural land, which rights groups have said could effectively legalize land grabs from poor farmers. The government says the ...
Villagers Petition Against Dam
Ethnic minority villagers expecting to be displaced by a proposed Chinese-built hydroelectric dam in northeastern Cambodia are asking the country’s parliament not to approve a law providing financial guarantees for the project. Villagers living along three rivers that will be affected by the dam spoke ...
Energy Minister Defends Lower Sesan 2 Project
Energy Minister Suy Sem yesterday defended a draft law on the financing of a massive dam project in Stung Treng province which is slated for debate at the National Assembly on Friday. Environmental groups have called debate of the law premature, as no consultation with local ...
Lawmakers to Discuss Sesan 2 Dam Draft Law
The National Assembly has announced that it will discuss a draft law on the financing of a controversial dam project in Stung Treng province on February 15, a move environmental groups called premature. Meach Mean, coordinator for 3S Rivers Protection Network – which has been ...
Draft Law for Lower Sesan Dam Details Plans for Compensation
A draft law on the financing of a controversial dam project in Stung Treng province obtained yesterday shows that about $38 million will be spent on the resettlement of almost 800 families. This marks a significant decrease from the more than 1,000 families the companies ...