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Watch VO The government will submit 15 drafted laws to the NA by this month for debate INTRO: The government spokesman Prof Dr Chaleun Yiapaoher made the announcement after the cabinet’s approval at its two-day ordinary monthly meeting for February that the government will submit 15 drafted laws to the National Assembly (NA) by this month for debateSTORY: The government spokesman Prof Dr Chaleun Yiapaoher said after the cabinet’s approval at its two-day ordinary monthly meeting for February that ended on the day under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.The documents comprise newly-drafted laws and drafted amendments to existing laws.The amendment drafts to laws include those on Public Debt Management, Value Added Tax, the Bank of the Lao PDR, Economic Dispute Solutions, and Social Security.Another four draft amendments relating to laws on Signs, Soldiers of the Lao People’s Army, Aviation, and the Lao Front for National Development were also endorsed by the meeting held at the Prime Minister’s Office.The newly drafted law on Veterans will also be submitted.Some of these drafts were endorsed by the cabinet at its extraordinary meeting held earlier this month. It is expected that the NA will run its fifth ordinary session in April to debate the drafts and other important issues. (Show text)In its five-year plan (2016-2020), the NA is targeting to pass 105 new and amended laws in total. This means the parliament is required to pass 21 laws a year equivalent to 10 or 11 laws per biannual ordinary session. So far, more than 100 laws along with a number of regulations have been promulgated, which have become important instruments to govern and manage society.Since the beginning of this month until February 21, the government has issued 32 Decrees, three Orders, and three Decisions. These include the so-called Prime Ministerial Order to streamline procedures and coordination mechanisms to ease business operations in Laos and the Prime Ministerial Order to streamline the state organisational structure and recruit qualified new civil servants. (Show text)The government spokesman Prof Dr Chaleun Yiapaoher said, although a number of laws and regulations have been promulgated so far, observers note that many are being violated reflecting a lax enforcement of the law. Such incidences underline the critical need for law enforcers to take thorough action to observe the law to stimulate the government’s efforts to establish Laos as a state ruled by law. ໂທລະພາບແຫ່ງຊາດລາວTelevision Nationale LaoChommany street, Ban Sivilay,Muang Saythany District, Vientiane Lao PDR, P.O.Box 5635, Tel+85621 710067.E-mail: [email protected]://www.tnl.gov.lahttps://www.facebook.com/laonationaltelevision.tnl?fref=ts

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