Law on Inter-Country Adoption

This law is intended to define the principles, conditions, procedures, forms, and effects of inter-country adoption. It's also to ensure the best interests and protections of children's basic rights, which are the subject of inter-country adoption.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/1209/024
Issuing agency/parties
  • Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation
  • Office of the Prime Minister
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Social Affairs Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
  • Child rights
  • Constitution and rights
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 12/03/2009
Effective/Enforced Date 12/03/2009
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_Intercountry_Adoption__03.12.2009.pdf
Date uploaded 2017-08-10T06:38:32.786432
Date modified 2017-08-10T06:52:38.119343
Keywords Child adoption,Child protection,Adoption