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  1. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Associations and NGOs (No. 0415/010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-13 | KHM-2015-L-100323

  2. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2010-12 | KHM-2010-L-93343

  3. Cambodia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prakas No. 62/08 on the Use of Court Screen and Courtroom TV-Linked Testimony from Child/Vulnerable Victims or Witnesses. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-10-06 | KHM-2008-R-93362

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Court Screen
    Chapter III - Application for courtroom TV-linked testimony from child/vulnerable victims
    Chapter IV - Roles and Responsibilities of Support Person and Court Staff during TV-Linked Testimony
    Chapter V - Protection of Child/Vulnerable Victim or Witness
    Chapter VI - Recording
    Chapter VII - Final Provisions

  4. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram NS/RKM/0208/005 on the Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation. - Legislation on-line in Khmer Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-20 | KHM-2007-L-93355

    CHAPTER I - GENERAL PROVISIONS
    The object of the Law is to suppress the acts of human trafficking and sexual exploitation in order to protect the rights and dignity of human beings, to improve the health and welfare of citizens, to preserve and enhance good national customs, and to implement the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, or other international instruments or agreements with regard to human trafficking that the Kingdom of Cambodia has ratified or signed.

    CHAPTER II - THE ACT OF SELLING/BUYING OR EXCHANGE OF HUMAN BEING
    Offenses listed in the Law in Chapter 2 include:
    - Article 9: Unlawful Removal, inter alia, of a Minor
    - Article 10: Unlawful Removal with Purpose
    - Article 11: Unlawful Removal for Cross-border Transfer
    - Article 12: Unlawful Recruitment for Exploitation
    - Article 14: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person
    - Article 15: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person with Purpose
    - Article 16: The Act of Selling, Buying or Exchanging a Person for Cross-border Transfer
    - Article 17: Transportation with Purpose
    - Article 18: Cross-border Transportation (the Act of Bringing a Person Cross-border)
    - Article 19: Receipt of a Person with Purpose
    - Article 20: Receipt of a Person for the Purpose of Assisting the Offender

    CHAPTER III - CONFINEMENT
    CHAPTER IV - PROSTITUTION AND CHILD PROSTITUTION
    CHAPTER V - PORNOGRAPHY
    CHAPTER VI - INDECENCY AGAINST MINORS UNDER FIFTEEN YEARS
    CHAPTER VII - CIVIL REMEDY
    CHAPTER VIII - SUPPLEMENTAL PROVISIONS
    CHAPTER IX - FINAL PROVISIONS

    The Law on Suppression of Kidnapping, Human Trafficking/Sale of Human Beings and Exploitation of Human Beings, which was promulgated by Royal Kram No:CS/RKM/0296/01 shall be repealed by this law. This law shall prevail if a provision of any other law is in contradiction with the provisions of this law.

  5. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Code of Criminal Procedure 2007. - Text in Khmer and English

    Adoption: 2007-06-07 | KHM-2007-L-82933

    BOOK ONE: CRIMINAL AND CIVIL ACTIONS
    Title I - General Principles
    Title II - Criminal Actions
    Title III - Civil Actions
    BOOK TWO: AUTHORITIES ENTRUSTED WITH PROSECUTION, INVESTIGATION AND INTERROGATION POWERS
    Title I - Prosecution
    Title II - Investigating Judge
    Title III - Investigation Chamber
    Title IV - Judicial Police
    BOOK THREE: POLICE INQUIRY
    Title I - General Provisions
    Title II - Inquiry of Flagrante Delicto Cases
    Title III - Preliminary Inquiry
    Title IV - Return of Items Seized During Inquiry
    BOOK FOUR: JUDICIAL INVESTIGATIONS
    Title I - Investigating Judge
    BOOK FIVE: JUDGMENTS
    Title I - Judgment of Court of First Instance
    Title II - Appeals Against Judgments
    Title III - Preliminary Inquiry
    Title IV - Return of Items Seized During Inquiry
    BOOK SIX: SUPREME COURT
    BOOK SEVEN: CITATIONS, SUMMONS AND NOTIFICATIONS
    BOOK EIGHT: ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE
    BOOK NINE: SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
    BOOK TEN: TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
    BOOK ELEVEN: FINAL PROVISION

  6. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Civil Code of Cambodia. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | Date of entry into force: 2011-12-22 | KHM-2007-L-93489

    Book I: General Rules
    Book II: Persons
    Book III: Real Rights
    Book IV: Obligations
    Book V: Particular Type of Contracts/Torts
    Book VI: Security
    Book VII: Relatives
    Book VIII: Succession
    Book IX: Final Provisions

  7. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Code of Civil Procedure of Cambodia. - Code on-line in Khmer

    Adoption: 2006-07-06 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-17 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2007-07-27 | KHM-2002-L-78324

    BOOK ONE - GENERAL RULES
    BOOK TWO - PERSONS
    Chapter I - Natural Persons
    Chapter II - Juristic Persons
    BOOK THREE - REAL RIGHTS
    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Ownership
    BOOK FOUR - OBLIGATIONS
    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Declaration of Intention and Contract
    Chapter III - Performance of Contract
    Chapter IV - Remedies for Breach of Contract
    Chapter V - Burden of Risk
    Chapter VI - Effect of Obligation Against Third Parties
    Chapter VII - Extinction of Obligations
    Chapter VIII - Extinctive Prescription Regarding Claims
    Chapter IX - Assignment Of Claims And Assumption Of Obligations
    BOOK FIVE - PARTICULAR TYPES OF CONTRACTS / TORTS
    BOOK SIX - SECURITY
    BOOK SEVEN - RELATIVES
    BOOK EIGHT - SUCCESSION

  8. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram No. NS/RPM/1005/031 on the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the Protection of Victims. - Laws and Regulations online

    Adoption: 2005-10-24 | KHM-2005-L-86091

    Provides measures for the protection of victims of domestic violence as well as prevention. Sets out what acts are considered to come under the definition of domestic violence and defines the persons capable of committing domestic violence.

  9. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram 0102/004 on Aggravating Circumstances of Crimes. - Laws and Regulations online

    Adoption: 2002-01-07 | KHM-2002-L-86092

    Sets out the aggravating circumstances with respect to certain crimes including murder, kidnapping and rape. Provides increased penalties in cases where aggravating circumstances are proved.

  10. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Amendment to the Law on Criminal Procedure, articles 36, 38, 90, and 91. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-11-14 | KHM-2001-L-89836

  11. Cambodia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anu-Kret on the Creation of a Council for Development of Social Affairs (89/ANKr-BK). - English translation

    Adoption: 2000-12-04 | KHM-2000-R-63391

    Provides for establishment of Council for Development (composed of Government representatives) to assist in an operation of the Supreme Council for State Reform regarding social affairs. Council shall be located at Ministry of Planning's Cabinet. Mission of Council is to initiate, promote, operate, facilitate and monitor implementation of social policies and programs as directed by the Supreme Council for State Reform. Available in English and French.

  12. Cambodia - General provisions - Constitution

    Amendement à la Constitution du Royaume du Cambodge du 4 mars 1999. - English translation

    Adoption: 1999-03-04 | KHM-1999-C-57026

    Insère un nouveau chapitre 8 concernant la composition, le fonctionnement et les fonctions du Sénat nouvellement créé. Nombreuses autres modifications pour tenir compte de la création du Sénat auquel sont attribuées certaines fonctions auparavant dévolues à l'Assemblée ou à son président. Aucune modification concernant les dispositions relatives aux droits et obligations des citoyens (droit de vote, droit à la sécurité sociale, droit de grève, droit à la vie, droit d'association, etc.).

  13. Cambodia - General provisions - Constitution

    The Law on the Organization and Functioning of the Constitutional Council, 1998. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-04-08 | KHM-1998-C-94126

    This Law aims at creating and determining the Organization and the Functioning of the Constitutional Council in order to ensure the respect of the Constitution, to interpret the Constitution and the laws, to examine and to rule on the litigations related to the elections of the Members of the National Assembly and to the elections of the Senators.

  14. Cambodia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décision du 13 janvier 1998 créant l'Observatoire économique et social. - Traduction en français Texte en français

    Adoption: 1998-01-13 | KHM-1998-R-63749

  15. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram CS/RKM/1197/07 on Political Parties. - English translation

    Adoption: 1997-10-28 | KHM-1997-L-63395

    Governs creation, registration and activities of political parties. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 regulates establishment of political parties, Part 3 membership, Part 4 internal organization of political parties, Part 5 registration of political parties, Part 6 financing, and Part 7 records and audits. Part 8 provides for dissolution, merging and alliance of political parties; Part 9 for penalties. Parts 10 and 11 contain transitional and final provisions. Available in English and French.

  16. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram CS/RKM/0397/01 promulgating the Labour Law. - English Translation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-01-10 | KHM-1997-L-46560

    Comprend dix neuf chapitres et 396 articles. Le Chapitre I -Dispositions générales- confirme les principes de l'égalité de chances et de traitement ainsi que la liberté syndicale (art.12). Sont interdits le travail forcé et le louage de travail pour amortissement de dettes (art.15 et 16). Le Chapitre II -De l'entreprise- réglemente le fonctionnement de l'entreprise, les livrets de travail et de paye. Le champ d'application de l'apprentissage figure au Chapitre III. Le Chapitre IV fixe les termes du contrat de travail, conclusion, durée, licenciement. Le Chapitre V traite des conventions collectives du travail. Les conditions générales du travail sont déterminées au Chapitre VI. Outre les mesures relatives au salaire, horaires de travail, repos hebdomadaire et congés, font l'objet de protection particulière les femmes et les enfants (art. 172 à 187). Les professions agricoles bénéficient également de règles spéciales au Chapitre VII. Le Chapitre VIII dispose en matière d'hygiène et sécurité des travailleurs, prévoyant notamment les services médicaux du travail. Les accidents du travail sont définis au Chapitre IX. Le Chapitre X porte sur le placement et le recrutement des travailleurs, y compris sur le contrôle de la main-d'oeuvre étrangère. La liberté syndicale et la représentation des travailleurs dans l'entreprise sont expressément détaillées au Chapitre XI. Les étrangers peuvent également prétendre à exercer des fonctions syndicales ou patronales. La liberté syndicale jouit de garantie (art.279). Le Chapitre XII légifère dans le domaine des conflits du travail et un conseil d'arbitrage est créé. L'exercice du droit de grève est autorisé au Chapitre XIII et l'embauche de travailleurs pour remplacer les grévistes prohibée (art.334). Le Chapitre XIV établit les missions de l'inspection du travail dont celles de l'inspection médicale du travail. La commission consultative du travail, visée au Chapitre XV, respecte le tripartisme et donne son avis sur les activités de l'OIT. Pénalités et tribunaux du travail sont arrêtées respectivement aux Chapitres XVI et XVII.

  17. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Management. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1996-12-24 | KHM-1996-L-93402

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - National and Regional Environmental Plans
    Chapter III - Environmental Impact Assessment
    Chapter IV - Natural Resource Management
    Chapter V - Environmental Protection
    Chapter VI - Monitoring, Record-Keeping and Inspection
    Chapter VII - Public Participation and Accessing Information
    Chapter VIII - Environment Endowment Fund
    Chapter IX - Penalties
    Chapter X - Interim Provisions
    Chapter XI - Final Provisions

  18. Cambodia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anu-Kret on Khmer National Identity Cards (No. 36). - Cambodian legislation English translation

    Adoption: 1996-07-26 | KHM-1996-R-66177

  19. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on the Media. - English translation Texte en français Laws and Regulations online

    Adoption: 1995-07-18 | KHM-1995-L-42145

    Guarantees freedom of the press and of publication in accordance with Articles 31 and 41 of the Constitution. Section 2 guarantees the right to confidentiality of press sources; section 3 prohibits pre-censorship. Section 4 ensures the right to publish official information, unless disclosure of such would threaten national security. Section 12 prohibits the publication of information which "affects national security or political stability"; section 13 prohibits publication of "falsehoods that insult or show contempt for national institutions." Section 17 provides that no person shall own or manage more than two press organs. The number of foreign-owned Khmer language press organs is limited to 20 per cent of the total (section 18). Translation to English.

  20. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on the Chamber of Commerce.

    Adoption: 1995-05-16 | KHM-1995-L-66410

    Makes provision for the organization, functions, duties and financing of the Chambers of Commerce.

  21. Cambodia - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Anu-Kret on maintenance of social order in Phnom Penh, in the provinces and municipalities, 1994. - English translation

    Adoption: 1994-08-10 | KHM-1994-R-64042

    Establishes that every Cambodian citizen shall be responsible for maintaining social order, public security, santitation and hygiene. Offences committed against social order, public order, santitation and hygiene as specified in this Anukret are considered petty offenses. Lists different offences against public order.

  22. Cambodia - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia. - Constitution (as amended in 1999) Constitution

    Adoption: 1993-09-21 | KHM-1993-C-35789

    Contient des dispositions relatives aux droits et obligations des citoyens (droit de vote, droit à la sécurité sociale, droit de grève, droit à la vie, droit d'association, droit à l'éducation, etc.) et à l'organisation de l'Etat. Disponible en anglais et en français.

  23. Cambodia - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Parliamentary Declaration of 1993-07-01

    Adoption: 1993-07-01 | KHM-1993-M-39345

    With reference to the Paris Agreement of 1991-10-23 and the result of the general election held under the auspices of the United Nations 1993-05-23 - 1995-05-28, the Parliament decided as follows: All laws and regulations of Cambodia that safeguard state properties, rights, freedom, life and legal private property of all citizens and are in conformitiy with the national interests shall remain in force until the creation of new laws and regulations to replace them.

  24. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Royal Kram on Organization of Courts. - English translation Texte en français

    Adoption: 1993-02-08 | KHM-1993-L-63404

    Divided into 8 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 deals with provincial and municipal courts, Part 3 with military court, Part 4 with appeals court, and Part 5 with supreme court. Part 6 provides for appointments to these various courts. Parts 7 and 8 contain transitional and final provisions. Available in English and French.

  25. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Provisions Relating to the Judiciary and Criminal Law And Procedure Applicable in Cambodia During the Transitional Period (UNTAC). - Unofficial English Translation Law in Khmer

    Adoption: 1992-09-10 | KHM-1992-L-72389

    Contains provisions to regulate the judiciary criminal law and procedure during the transition period after the signing of the Comprehensive Political Settlement of the Cambodian Conflict of 23 October 1991.

  26. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on forced physical imprisonment, 1992. - English translation

    Adoption: 1992-02-08 | KHM-1992-L-64043

    Makes provision for physical imprisonment as measure to force convicted person to repay forfeit penalty. Forfeit penalty may result from fine, damage/reparation or compensation. Person below age of 18 or insane person shall not be subject to imprisonment. Regulates various procedural matters.

  27. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Code du travail du Cambodge.

    Adoption: 1992 | KHM-1992-L-38230

    Compte 14 chapitres et 295 articles. Dispositions détaillées sur l'apprentissage, les conditions de travail ainsi que l'emploi des femmes et des enfants. Le chapitre 7 couvre les conditions des travailleurs employés dans les plantations, notamment les rations quotidiennes de riz pour les familles, le logement et l'éducation. Les chapitres huit et neuf s'adressent à la santé et à la sécurité au travail, incluant des vaccinations gratuites contre les maladies contagieuses qui doivent être dispensées par l'employeur. Chaque entreprise doit avoir des représentants du personnel qui sont élus par les travailleurs pour une durée de trois ans. Ces représentants font valoir les intérêts des travailleurs pour ce qui est de leurs plaintes concernant leurs conditions de travail et veillent au respect des règles de santé et de sécurité. L'emphase est mise sur le règlement des différends individuels et collectis par le biais de la négociaiton et de la conciliation.

  28. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on the Punishment of Acts of Terrorism. - Laws and Regulations online

    Adoption: 1992 | KHM-1992-L-86090

  29. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Demonstrations. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1991-12-27 | KHM-1991-L-75333

    Regulates the right of meetings and gatherings of groups and crowds for staging demonstrations.

  30. Cambodia - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law on Marriage and Family. - Laws and Regulations online

    Adoption: 1989-07-17 | KHM-1989-L-86095

    Sets out the requirement to be fulfilled for a marriage to be recognized officially. Also regulates separation, divorce and annulment of marriages and the status of children and adoption procedures.


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