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Basic labour law information

Cambodia - Basic laws in NATLEX

01.01) Constitutional law
     Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

01.02) Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
     Royal Kram CS/RKM/0397/01 promulgating the Labour Law.

01.03) Civil, commercial and family law
     Law on Marriage and Family.
     Civil Code of Cambodia.
     Code of Civil Procedure of Cambodia.

01.04) Criminal and penal law
     Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
     Code of Criminal Procedure 2007.
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0208/005 on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation.

01.05) Human rights
     Law on Demonstrations.
     Law on the Media.
     Royal Kram CS/RKM/1197/07 on Political Parties.

02) Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0516/007 dated 17 May 2016 promulgating the Law on Trade Union.
     Prakas On the Most Representative Status of Union and Formality and Procedure to Obtain Most Representative Status (MoLVT No.: 303 K.B / Br.K.K.B.K).

03) Elimination of forced labour
     Law on Suppression of Kidnapping, Trafficking and Exploitation of Human Persons.

04) Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
     Prakas No. 002 of 2008 on Categories of Occupation and Light Work Permitted for Children Aged from 12 to 15 (MoSALVY).
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0208/005 on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation.

04.01) Hazardous child labour
     Prakas No. 106 of 2004 on the Prohibition of Hazardous Child Labour (MoSALVY).

05.01) Non-discrimination
     Royal Decree (Preah Reach Kret) NS/RKT/0201/036 on the Creation of a National Council for Women.

05.03) HIV/AIDS
     The Fifth National Strategic Plan for a Comprehensive, Multi-Sectoral Response to HIV/AIDS (2019-2023).
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0702/015 on the Prevention and of HIV/AIDS.

07) Labour administration
     Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Prakas No. 037/14 K.B/Kr.K on the Establishment of a Single Labour Inspector Team.
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0105/003 on the Establishment of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.
     Anu-Kret No. 87/ANKr.BK. of 1999 on Organization and Functioning of Ministry of Social Affairs, Labour, Vocational Training and Youth Rehabilitation.

08.01) Disabled workers
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0709/010 on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

09) Education, vocational guidance and training
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/1207/032 on Education.

12.02) Wages
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0718/015 promulgating the Law on Minimum Wages.
     Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Prakas No. 317 K.B/Br.K on Determination of Minimum Wage for Workers/Employees in the Textile, Garment and Footwear Industries.

15) Social security (general standards)
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0902/018 on social security schemes for persons defined by the provisions of the Labour Law.

15.03) Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
     Prakas on Notification for Occupational Accidents, Formula for Compensation and Ratio of Loss of Working Activity (MOSALVY No. 243).

15.06) Administration and financing
     Anu-Kret concerning the Establishment of National Social Security Fund (Sub-Decree No. 16 OrNKr. BK).

17) Migrant workers
     Anu-Kret on export of Khmer labour to work overseas (No. 57).
     Royal Kram on Immigration.
     Prakas on the management of foreigners work permit, 1995 (No. 555).
     Anu-Kret on Procedure for Recognition as a Refugee or Providing Asylum Rights to Foreigners in the Kingdom of Cambodia (No. 224).

19) Fishers
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0506/011 on Promulgation of the Fisheries Law.

22.02) Mining and quarrying workers
     Royal Kram NS/RKM/0701/09 on Mineral Resource Management and Exploitation.

22.10) Public and civil servants
     Royal Kram 06/NS/94 on Common Statute of Civil Servants.

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Last updated: Monday - 29th November 2021