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Personal data protection and privacy law in Cambodia

How is personal data protection and privacy law in Cambodia? What are the governing laws and regulations? And what can you expect as a company dealing with the privacy data? Photo by ev on Unsplash More and more companies are collecting, storing and processing personal data of people in Cambodia. So, here’s what they should know (and maybe […]

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Overtime under Cambodian labour law

How does the Cambodian labour law govern overtime? This article will answer this question. Law and regulations governing overtime in Cambodia There are three major law and regulations governing overtime work in Cambodia: the Labour Law 1997 (LL) (Article 137-140); Prakas 80/99 on Overtime Work Besides Regular Working Hours and Notification No. 041/11 of the […]

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Do you have to pay 50% of wages during work suspension?

Garment factories usually pay 50% of wages to their employees when they have to suspend their work due to an economic difficulty. What does the Cambodian labour law say about this? Image credit to Derek Blackadder The Cambodian labour law allows for work suspension due to economic reason (Art. 71(11)). But such a suspension cannot […]

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Guide to Severance pay under Cambodian law

How does Cambodian law define severance pay? Are you entitled to severance pay if you resign? What should you review to find out the exact entitlements in regard to this? Let’s get started. Image source What is severance pay? Cambodian labour law provides for two different plans for severance pay depending on the types of […]

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sexual harassment law in Cambodia

Can you be dismissed for sexual harassment in Cambodia?

Not an easy question. But read on. I hope you will find this useful. Sexual harassment is provided for in several laws and regulations such as the Constitution (Art. 38 and 35); the Law on Prevention of Domestic Violence and Protection of Victims 2005 (DV Law); the Labour Law (Art. 172) and several other important […]

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Is digital signature accepted under Cambodian law?

Is e-contract legal in Cambodia? If so, what does the Cambodian law requires to sign a valid e-contract? Legality of e-contracts in Cambodia Short answer is a yes. I’ll explain. The Civil Code (Book Four “Obligations” and Book Five Particular “Types of Contracts and Torts”) governs contractual relations in Cambodia. It states that a contract […]

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Foreign Exchange in Cambodia

Foreign exchange under Cambodian law

Cambodian laws and regulations that govern forward foreign exchange include: Law on the Organization and Conduct of the National Bank of Cambodia 1996 Law on Foreign Exchange 1997 Investment Law 2003 Prakas (government directive) on Accounting Process for Foreign Currency Transactions Prakas on Management of Foreign Exchange Dealers 1998 Prakas on Money Changer Authorization Prakas […]

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