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The Civil Code

This code sets forth the general principles governing legal relations in civil matters. Except where otherwise provided by special law, the provisions of this code shall apply to property related matters and family relations.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RK/1207/030
Issuing agency/parties
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Ministry of Justice
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Justice
  • 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 December 8, 2007
Effective/Enforced Date December 21, 2011
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 Civil_Code_KH__21.12.2011.pdf
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Date modified August 4, 2017, 01:41 (UTC)