The Constitutional Council of Cambodia (CCC) unanimously decided that the proposed amendment to the Law on Political Parties is constitutional. The vote was eight ayes and one absentee (due to illness).
The amendment will bring former oppositional party members (CNRP banned from engaging in politics one step closer to re-entering the political arena.
The review followed the request of Heng Samrin, President of the National Assembly. The Senate already declared the amendment constitutional on Monday, Dec. 24.