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Law on the Protection of Cultural Heritage

This law aims to safeguard the national cultural heritage and other cultural properties against illegal destruction, modification, alteration, excavation, alienation, exportation or importation.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Issuing agency/parties
  • Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction
  • Minister of Culture and Fine Arts
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
  • Government
  • Laws and regulations
  • Social development
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date January 25, 1996
Effective/Enforced Date January 25, 1996
Publication reference Royal Gazette of Cambodia

Office of the Council of Ministers (OCM) General Department of Royal Gazettes

Address: OCM, Friendship Building, 41 Russian Federation Blvd, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Contact: Phone/Fax: (855) 23 212 490, E-Mail:,

Legacy reference document Law_on_Protection_of_Cultural_Heritage_KH__25.01.1996.pdf
Keywords Cultural heritage,cultural properties
Date uploaded January 10, 2016, 02:00 (UTC)
Date modified July 31, 2017, 09:43 (UTC)