Law on Water Resource​​ Management of the Kingdom of Cambodia

The general purpose of this Law is to foster the effective and sustainable management of the water resources of the Kingdom of Cambodia to attain socio-economic development and the welfare of the people.This Law determines: the rights and obligations of water users, the fundamental principles of water resources management, and the participation of users and their associations in the sustainable development of water resources.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/0607/016
Issuing agency/parties
  • Ministry of Water Resources and Meterology
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Implementing agencies
  • Council of Ministers
  • Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
Topics Water resources
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date June 29, 2007
Effective/Enforced Date June 29, 2007
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_Water_Resource​​_Management_of_the_Kingdom_of_Cambodia__29.06.2007.pdf
Keywords water
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Date modified November 7, 2018, 08:42 (UTC)