Translation Endorsed by the Law Committee of the National Assembly of the Lao PDR

LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
PEACE INDEPENDENCE DEMOCRACY UNITY PROSPERITY
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President’s Office

No.04/PO
9 January 1990
DECREE
of the
PRESIDENT
of the
LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
On the Promulgation of the Penal Law

Pursuant to the resolution dated 2 December 1975 of the people’s
representatives of the country on the appointment of the President;
Pursuant to the Law No. 4/SPA dated 19 April 1988 on the Supreme People’s
Assembly of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic; [and]
Pursuant to [the letter] No. 29/SPA, dated 23 December 1989, of the fourth
session of second Supreme People’s Assembly on the adoption of the Penal Law.

The President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Decrees That:
Article 1.

The Penal Law is hereby promulgated.

Article 2.

This decree shall enter into force on the date it is signed.

Vientiane, 9 January 1990
The President of the Lao People’s
Democratic Republic
[Seal and Signature]
Phoumy VONGVICHIT

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