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Law on Natural Protected Areas

This law defines the framework of management, conservation and development of protected areas. The objectives of this law are to ensure the management, conservation of biodiversity, and sustainable use of natural resources in protected areas. This Law has a scope of application in protected areas defined by the provisions of the Law on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Management.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/0208/007
Issuing agency/parties
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister of Environment
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Laws and regulations
  • Protected areas
  • Protected forests
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date February 15, 2008
Effective/Enforced Date February 15, 2008
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_Natural_Protected_Areas_KH__15.02.2008.pdf
Keywords Natural Resources,Wild life,Protected resources,Heritage
Date uploaded January 10, 2016, 00:21 (UTC)
Date modified January 22, 2024, 06:28 (UTC)