HIERARCHY AND DEFINITION OF CAMBODIAN MAIN LEGAL NORMS

CONSTITUTION

Supreme Norm of the Cambodian Legal Hierarchy

Adopted by the Constituant Assembly; promulgated by the King.

CONSTITUTIONNAL LAW

Revision or Amendment of the Constitution, voted by the National Assembly with a majority of two-third of all its Members

KRAM

(Law)

Designates either the promulgated Law and the Act of Promulgation of a Law by the King

Signed by the King or, in His absence, by the acting Chief of State; countersigned by the Prime minister and the interested Minister.

KRET

(Decree)

Highest Norm that may be enacted by the Executive Power, within the framework of its Regulatory Power.

Signed by the King or, in His absence, by the acting Chief of State; generally countersigned by the Prime Minister and the interested Minister.

ANUKRET

(Sub-Decree)

Regulation adopted by the Prime Minister and countersigned by the interested Minister.

PRAKAS

(Regulation)

Regulation adopted by a Minister (or the Governor of the National Bank for Banking Issues)

SARACHOR

(Circular)

Ministerial implementing measure