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Law on Agriculture, 1998 [Lao PDR]

The Law on Agriculture has the function of determining principles, rules, and measures regarding the organisation and activities of agricultural production which is the basis of the country's economy, including management and preservation of agricultural activities and production [with the following aims:] to encourage, promote, and expand agricultural production to guarantee the food supply and [to guarantee] commodity production[;] to create favourable conditions for building and expanding agro-industrial processing[;] to contribute to national economic growth[;] to make people wealthy[;] to strengthen the nation[;] and to avoid damaging and endangering the environment.

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Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Document reference # 01-98/NA
Issuing agency/parties
  • National Assembly
  • English
Formal type of document Law
Topics Agriculture and fishing
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright Yes
Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Version date (of draft) October 10, 1998
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date November 6, 1998
Effective/Enforced Date November 6, 1998
Publication reference Pursuant to Chapter 5, Article 53, point 1 of the Constitution of the Lao People"s Democratic Republic which provides for the promulgation of the Constitution and of laws which are adopted by the National Assembly; Pursuant to the Resolution No. 01-98/NA, dated 10 October 1998, of the National Assembly regarding the adoption of the Law on Agriculture; Pursuant to Proposal No. 13/NASC, dated 15 October 1998, of the National Assembly Standing Committee.
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Date modified December 12, 2019, 08:02 (UTC)