I. The Function of the Legislation

II. The Lawmaking Process

III. The National Assembly and the Senate
1. National Assembly
2. Senate

IV. The Role of the Lawmaker

V. The Rule of Law

VI. Law Drafting
1. Introduction
2. Basic Contents of a Law
3. Frequent Problems
a) Goals and Definitions
b) Rights and Duties
c) Executive Agency and Administrative Process
d) Final Regulations
4. General Requirements for a Law

VII. Methods of Checking and Commenting a Draft Law

VIII. Lobbying

IX. Final Test

X. Answers to the Study Questions and the Final Test

XI. Annexs \


CAT Convention against Torture
CC Cambodian Constitution
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CERD International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
CESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ILO International Labor Organization
LEMNA Law on the Election of Members of the National Assembly
NA National Assembly
NA Internal Rules Internal Rules of the National Assembly
NEC National Election Committee
Senate Internal Rule Internal Rules of the Senate
UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Article 1 I 1 Article 1 paragraph 1 sentence 1


Victim and Witness Protections Standards for the ECCC and Beyond 2007-2009

Citizen Advisor Training and Outreach
Police Training

Survey and Outreach

2004 Survey on the Establishment of the ECCC English | Khmer
2005-2007 Outreach- “About the ECCC” and “Participation at the ECCC”

Teaching Materials from Previous Projects

Fair Trial Principle
Human Rights
Legislation, Legal Drafting, Commenting on Draft Laws, and Lobbying
The Cambodian Judicial Procedure; the Role of Legal Actors; Writing Judgments; and Court Observations
Interviewing, Presentation, and Communication Skills

Related Links

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The Khmer Institute of Democracy website