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Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Prohibition exporting the plan manuscript and retaining the original text without authorizationProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on circulating or distributing books and/or other printed materials for which printing has been ordered to cease, distribution is prohibited and/or materials have been ordered to be destroyedProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on designing prints which defame or insult the nation of Lao PDR, its culture and heritageProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on distributing books and/or other printed materials without relevant authorizationProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on distributing books prohibited by the publishing management organisationProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on exporting books and/or other printed materials which have only been authorized to be printed in Lao PDRProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on importing and using equipment and company assets that are not in keeping with agreed standardsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on importing unauthorized books or printed materialsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on Publishing No. 05/NA, dated 9 December 200831-12-9999
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
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
Prohibition on Investors regarding delayed commencement of construction in excess of 2 years from receiving authorizationProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Shopping Centers and Department Stores No. 1950/MOIC.DTD, dated 22 September 201531-12-9999
Prohibition on Investors regarding leasing and/or sales services with unregistered businessesProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Shopping Centers and Department Stores No. 1950/MOIC.DTD, dated 22 September 201531-12-9999
Prohibition on Investors regarding transferring ownership without authorization of the Shopping Center and Department Store Management AuthorityAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Shopping Centers and Department Stores No. 1950/MOIC.DTD, dated 22 September 201531-12-9999
Prohibition on Service Providers regarding extending buildings and premises without authorizationAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Shopping Centers and Department Stores No. 1950/MOIC.DTD, dated 22 September 201531-12-9999
Prohibition on Service Providers regarding facilitating, recommending or enticing business operatorsProhibitionMinistry of Industry and CommerceDecision On Shopping Centers and Department Stores No. 1950/MOIC.DTD, dated 22 September 201531-12-9999
Level 0 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Requirement for change of ownership of trademark to be recordedPerformance requirements (non-mandatory)Science Technology and Environment AgencyDecree on Trademarks No. 06/PM, dated 18 January 199531-12-9999
Requirement for trademark assignees to register it in Lao PDRAdministrative RequirementsScience Technology and Environment AgencyDecree on Trademarks No. 06/PM, dated 18 January 199531-12-9999
Requirement to notify this to the authorities that owner of a trademark agreed to allow another person to use itAdministrative RequirementsScience Technology and Environment AgencyDecree on Trademarks No. 06/PM, dated 18 January 199531-12-9999
Requirement for registration of certificate service providersLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Science and TechnologyDecree and Law on Electronic Transaction No. 20/NA, dated 7 December 201231-12-9999
Requirement for threshold to be met to recognise digital certificateOther measuresMinistry of Science and TechnologyDecree and Law on Electronic Transaction No. 20/NA, dated 7 December 201231-12-9999
Requirement to use secure digital signature according to rulesOther measuresMinistry of Science and TechnologyDecree and Law on Electronic Transaction No. 20/NA, dated 7 December 201231-12-9999
Capital requirement by foreigners for investment in general business.Minimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Investment Approval ProceduresAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for branches of foreign legal entity to be registeredAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for business cooperation contract to be declared and certifiedAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for foreign investor in joint venture to contribute minimum capitalMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for foreign investors to have minimum capital to purchase land use rightsMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for investment in (specific) economic zone to be subject to maximum duration of 99 yearsNumerical restrictions (duration license)Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for investments to be within zoned areasZoning restrictionsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for investments to take 3 formsForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for investors other than zone developers to be licensedLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for license for concession businessAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for registation to invest in (specific) economic zone businessAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for registered capital amount to be maintainedMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Requirement for representative offices of foregn busininess to be registered, with prohibition on conducting business in Lao PDRForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
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