Law on the Prevention of Domestic Violence and the Protection of Victims

This objective of this law is to prevent domestic violence, protect the victims and strengthen the culture of non-violence and the harmony within the households in society in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RPM/1005/031
Issuing agency/parties
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Women's Affairs
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
Topics Constitution and rights
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 2005-10-24
Effective/Enforced Date 2005-10-24
Publication reference Royal Gazette 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_the_Prevention_of_Domestic_Violence_and_the_Protection_of_Victims_KH__24.10.2005.pdf
Keywords Prevention,Protection,Victims
Date uploaded January 10, 2016, 00:32 (UTC)
Date modified January 10, 2018, 04:09 (UTC)