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Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng Chairs a Meeting to Pass the New Draft Law on Road Traffic


Phnom Penh: Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, and Chairman of the National Committee for Road Safety (NCRC) on Friday morning, November 25, 2022, presided over the meeting. Meeting to pass the new draft law on road traffic.

The meeting was attended by HE Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of Public Works and Transport and Permanent Vice President of the NCC, as well as HE Lok Chumteav, Vice Chairman, Members of the National Road Safety Committee. Well.

On that occasion, Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Committee, thanked all members of the National Road Safety Committee for attending the meeting.

Samdech Krala Hom also confirmed that the current meeting to review and consult to collect input to pass the new draft law on road traffic. At the same time, Samdech Krala Hom also reminded that the Law on Road Traffic has already been amended once, which amended some content, but the implementation is still a challenge and because now Cambodia has The infrastructure of expressways and highways is under construction and under construction, so the National Road Safety Committee has to amend this law again to be practical, but according to the discussion, 47 amendments have to be made. Article 90, considering that the article to be amended almost completely of the article on the law on road traffic, the National Committee for Road Safety decided to draft a new law on road traffic.

His Excellency Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister, Minister of Public Works and Transport and Permanent Vice Chairman of the National Committee for Road Safety, made a brief report in honor of Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the NEC Committee. The meeting was informed that on behalf of the Permanent Vice-Chairman of the National Road Traffic Safety Committee, he led and encouraged the working group to study and prepare the new draft law on road traffic carefully, which was prepared Twenty-two meetings were held and drafts of sub-decrees, instructions, as well as inter-ministerial declarations and relevant legal documents for compliance with the new road traffic law were promulgated when it was officially promulgated. .

Meanwhile, HE Touch Chankosal, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport and Chairman of the Working Group on Study and Amendment of the Road Traffic Law, gave a brief report on the progress of the study process for drafting the law to the meeting. Prepare the new draft law on road traffic according to the high recommendation of Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the National Committee for Road Safety to respond in a timely manner to dangerous situations. The current increase in traffic has resulted in a large number of deaths and injuries caused by the main factors such as: speeding, disrespecting the right of way at intersections, not driving right. Overtaking driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under the influence of drugs.

His Excellency stated that according to the above necessity, it is necessary to prepare a new draft law on road traffic with full content, including adding and defining the types of road traffic offenses clearly and enforcing the law. Better and in line with the announcement of the National Road Safety Committee, which has set 2020 as the year to tighten the implementation of the law on road traffic.

Once again, Samdech Krala Hom Sar Kheng, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior and Chairman of the National Committee for Road Safety, praised the members and the working group for the study and preparation of the new draft law on road traffic. Diligently studied and advised all relevant working groups to cooperate in studying, preparing and editing more relevant documents for the new draft law on road traffic when promulgated.

Officially, it is more comprehensive in line with current social innovations.


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