Law and judiciary

Law making process

Central bank expects more investment in securities market

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao enterprises will find it easier to use the securities market as a platform to mobilise investment after the National Assembly approves the amended Law on Securities, according to the top official of the Bank of the Lao PDR.The central bank ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

Lao NA approves amendment of court fee law

The National Assembly yesterday approved the amendment of the Law on Court Fees to reflect the reality of the nation while ensuring transparency and accountability in fee collection and related expenses.The new amended law determines the principles and measures concerning the collection and payment of ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Law amendment aims to boost Lao national revenue

The government has highlighted the need to modernise the tax collection system and enhance transparency in the financial sector to boost national revenue, a senior official has said. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Somdy Duangdy presented a draft amended law relating to tax management ...

Somsack Pongkhao

Lao cabinet discusses four draft laws

The government cabinet yesterday debated the drafts of two new laws and amendments to two existing laws, at an extraordinary meeting convened for February.Chaired by Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, the one-day meeting heard and discussed amendments to the law on vocational education and the law ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

NA defers approval of amended Land Law

The National Assembly (NA) has yet to approve a draft amendment to the Land Law, pointing out the need for further refinement to address all its deficiencies.More ...

Somxay Sengdara

Electronic signature law will boost E-commerce, govt tells NA

The government has told the National Assembly (NA)that Laos needs to have an electronic signature law in place to boostE-commerce and facilitate E-governance.Presenting the drafted electronic signature law to the NA’s ongoing 6th ordinary session yesterday for debate, Minister of Post and Telecommunications Thansamay Kommasith ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

NA debate amendment to Law on Social Security

Amendment of the Law on Social Security has resulted in numerous changes to the policy which the government hopes will strengthen development of the nation’s social security system.More ...

Vientiane Times

Nation’s aviation sector requires greater transparency, Assembly hears

National Assembly (NA) members have proposed for the circumstances around the business of the national civil aviation to be opened for the Assembly through the enforcement of the Law on Civil Aviation. National Committee on civil aviation security, drone management were also among the top ...

Somxay Sengdara

NA Approves Amendment To Law On Resolution Of Economic Disputes

(KPL) Members of the National Assembly on Jun 22 approved amendment to the Law on Resolution of Economic Disputes to promote creating favourable conditions for investment.More ...


Vaccination law safeguards, accountability sought by legislators 

Potential side effects from vaccinations and responsibility for same was a topic of attention by National Assembly members at a debate on the newly drafted Law on Vaccination yesterday. Vaccination is compulsory public health good and involves campaigns in which both public and private sectors ...

Vientiane Times

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