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Sub-Decree No.72 on the Environmental Impact Assessment Process

The main objectives of this sub-decree are:

  • To determine an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) upon every private and public project or activity, and it must be reviewed by the Ministry of Environment (MoE), prior to the submission for a decision from the Royal Government.

  • To determine the type and size of the proposed project(s) and activities, including existing and ongoing activities in both private and public prior to undertaking the process of EIA.

  • Encourage public participation in the implementation of EIA process and take into account of their conceptual input and suggestion for re-consideration prior to the implementation of any project.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # 72 ANK.BK
Issuing agency/parties
  • Royal Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Sub-decree
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Environmental impact assessments
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Status Signed and in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date August 11, 1999
Effective/Enforced Date August 11, 1999
Publication reference Ministry of Environment Cambodia
Links to source

Ministry of Environment Cambodia

Address: Morodok Techo Building, Land plot No.503, Asphalt Quay, Sangkat Tonle Basak, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh. Contact: Phone: (+855) 23 213 908, (+855) 23 220 369, Fax (+855) 023 212 540, E-Mail:


Royal Gazette No.30, Year 7th Issue date: 15 August 1999 Page: 1491

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