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Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Prohibition on importing unauthorized books or printed materialsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Establishment requirements for wholesale and retail businessesLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Foreign investment restrictions in the wholesale and retail sectorMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Import rights of wholesale businessesAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Limitations on wholesale and retail business operationsProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Permitted distribution outletsLimitations on distribution channelsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Permitted forms of wholesale and retail businessForm of establishmentMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
Requirements for distribution outletsAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Wholesale and Retail Business No. 1005/MOIC.ITD, dated 22 May 201531-12-9999
The fines shall be collected to National Treasury, managed by the financial sector, in according to the law and related regulations.FeeMinistry of HealthDecree on Fines and Other Measures for the Violation of the Laws and Regulations on Tobacco Control no. 52/GO, dated 21 February 201910-10-9999
70 percent of fines shall be contribute to governmental budget and 30 percents to tobacco funding FeeMinistry of HealthDecree on Fines and Other Measures for the Violation of the Laws and Regulations on Tobacco Control no. 52/GO, dated 21 February 201910-10-9999
Cigarette products which are produced, imported, distributed or sold as a pack contained less than 20 cigarettes, as a pack or can contained cigarettes, and all type of illicit cigarette products shall be retained or destroyed ProhibitionMinistry of HealthDecree on Fines and Other Measures for the Violation of the Laws and Regulations on Tobacco Control no. 52/GO, dated 21 February 201910-10-9999
Forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committee are prohibited.ProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201925-11-9999
Importers and exporter are prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201925-11-9999
Defaming importer of like products, forging, distorting, or providing false information to the investigating authorities and committee are prohbitedProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201925-11-9999
Domestic industry is prohibited from Bribing officials and relevant people involved in anti-dumping and countervailing activitiesProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201925-11-9999
Acting as an intermediary to give or accept a bribe for their own interest or those of their associates, relatives, organization, or any persons are prohibitedProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201925-11-9999
Providing assistance or protecting violators of the law and regulations on dumping and subsidy prohibitedProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201927-11-9999
Obstructing the performance of the investigating authorities and committee are prohibitedProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201927-11-9999
Concealing or destroying information, evidence on anti-dumping and countervailing activities are prohibitedProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceLaw on Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Measures No. 65/NA, dated 14 June 201927-11-9999
Level 0 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
all type of billboard use in Lao PDR must be written in LaoAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on billboard no. 50/NA, dated 21 June 201802-10-9999
Billboard written in lao and foreign language shall be adjusted by placing lao letters above foreign letters /or lao letter to the right and foreign letters to the left, the size of foreign letters must not over 2/3 of lao lettersAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on billboard no. 50/NA, dated 21 June 201802-10-9999
Prohibit the enterprise applicants to Intentionally falsifying documents or informationProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision on Enterprise Registration no. 0023/MOIC.ERM, dated 09 January 201912-05-9999
All business activities in the Lao PDR must be registered of enterprisesAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision on Enterprise Registration no. 0023/MOIC.ERM, dated 09 January 201914-05-9999
In case of any change in the content of enterprise registration, if there is a need to change the content of an investment license or a business license, the enterprise must submit the proposal to the relevant sector Administrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision on Enterprise Registration no. 0023/MOIC.ERM, dated 09 January 201914-05-9999
if the enterprise does not have any of the activities listed in the enterprise registration certificate, it must be carried out to obtain an investment or business license in any activities from relevant sectors within 90 daysAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision on Enterprise Registration no. 0023/MOIC.ERM, dated 09 January 201914-05-9999
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