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Law on Land (1992)

All the land in Cambodia belongs to the State and shall be governed and protected in agreement by the State. The State does not recognize the land property right existing before 1979. The property right and any other rights related to the land shall be governed by this law.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
Document reference # Kret chhbab 100
Issuing agency/parties
  • Office of the Prime Minister
Implementing agencies
  • Minister of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction
  • English
  • Khmer
Formal type of document Law
  • Land
  • Land policy and administration
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 10, 1992
Effective/Enforced Date
Short notes of change

The 1992 Land Law was amended in 2001.

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:,

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