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Law on Biosafety

The objectives of this law are to implement the precautionary approach on biosafety; prevent adverse impacts on the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources in Cambodia; ensure effective conservation of biodiversity and sustainable use of biological resources; provide a transparent process for making and reviewing decisions on living modified organisms and related activities and operations; and develop biotechnology education while preventing environmental and health hazards associated with the use and release of living modified organisms.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # NS/RKM/0208/006
Issuing agency/parties
  • Ministry of Environment
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Environment
  • Minister of Environment
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
  • Biodiversity
  • Energy
  • Energy policy and administration
  • Environment and natural resources policy and administration
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Laws and regulations
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 18, 2008
Effective/Enforced Date March 9, 2008
Publication reference National Assembly of Cambodia
Links to source

National Assembly of Cambodia.

Address: Rathasaphea Street, Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamcar Morn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Tel: (855-23) 213 535, 220 628 Fax: (855-23) 220 629 Email:,

Legacy reference document Law_on_Biosafety_KH__25.02.2008.pdf
Keywords Modern Biotechnology,Living organisms,Biological diversity
Date uploaded January 10, 2016, 00:20 (UTC)
Date modified July 28, 2017, 04:30 (UTC)