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NATIONAL POLICY AND REGULATIONS

ASEAN/ Sub-regional

  • ASEAN Declaration Against Trafficking in Persons Particularly Women and Children November 29, 2004 (PDF 14.7KB)
  • ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers January 13, 2007 (PDF 26KB)
  • Sub-Regional Action Plan: Areas for Cooperation and Activities as Agreed at Senior Officials Meeting II October 28, 2004 (PDF 31.8KB )

Memorandum of Understanding (MOUs)

  • Memorandum of Understanding for Joint Action to Reduce HIV Vulnerability Related to Population Movement between the Kingdom of Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, the Union of Myanmar, the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam September 5, 2001(PDF 24.2KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between the Royal Thai Government and the Government of Lao PDR on Employment Cooperation October 18, 2002 (PDF 20.7KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Bilateral Cooperation for Eliminating Trafficking in Children and Women and Assisting Victims of Trafficking May 31, 2003 (PDF 130KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on Cooperation in the Employment of Workers May 31, 2003 (PDF 27KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Union of Myanmar on Cooperation in the Employment of Workers June 21, 2003 (PDF 25.5KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation against Trafficking in Persons in the Greater Mekong Sub-Region October 29, 2004 (PDF 27KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic and the Government of the Kingdom of Thailand on Cooperation to Combat Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children July 13, 2005 (PDF 359KB)
  • Agreement Between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on Bilateral Cooperation for Eliminating Trafficking in Women and Children and Assisting Victims of Trafficking October 10, 2005 (PDF 339KB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Malaysia and the Government of Kingdom of Cambodia on the Recruitment and Employment of Workers, December 2015 (PDF11.5MB)
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the Union of Myanmar, 2016 (PDF29.0KB)

Brunei Darussalam

Cambodia

  • Cambodia, Sub-Decree #46, May 2002 (PDF181KB)
  • Cambodia, Law on Suppression of Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation, 2008 (PDF500KB)
  • Cambodia, Sub-Decree #190 on The Management of the Sending of Cambodian Workers Abroad through Private Recruitment Agencies, August 2011 (PDF49.2KB)
  • Cambodia, Sub-Decree 47/13, February 2013 PDF28.7KB
  • Cambodia, Labour Migration Policy for Cambodia 2015-2018, December 2014 (PDF1.42MB)
  • Cambodia, Prakas 252, September 2013 (PDF25.9KB)
  • Cambodia, Prakas 249, September 2013 (PDF25KB)

Indonesia

  • Act of the Republic of Indonesia Number 13 Year 2003 on Manpower (Indonesian Labour Law), 2003 (PDF)
  • Law No. 21/2007 on the Eradication of the Criminal Act of Trafficking in Persons, 2007 (Unofficial Translation) (PDF)
  • Law No. 35/2015 on Human Rights System and Certification in Fisheries Business, 2015 (Unofficial Translation) (PDF)
  • Law No. 42/2016 on Fishers’ Work Agreement for Fishers, 2016 (Unofficial Translation) (PDF)
  • Law No. 2/2017 on Requirements and Mechanism of Human Rights Certification in Fisheries, 2017 (Unofficial Translation) (PDF)
  • See others on the ASEAN repository 

Lao PDR

Malaysia

  • Malaysia Employment Act, 1955(PDF)
  • Recruitment Terms and Conditions of Foreign Workers, 2018(PDF)
  • See others on the ASEAN repository

Myanmar/Burma

  • Myanmar, The Social Security Act, 1954 PDF1.08MB
  • Myanmar/Burma, Law Relating to Overseas Employment, July 1999 (PDF103KB (2))
  • MOEAF, “Code of Conduct for the Members of Myanmar Overseas Employment Agencies Federation”, August 2016 (PDF5.39MB)

Philippines

Singapore

Thailand

  • Thailand, Immigration Act, B.E. 2522 (PDF 88KB) (Source: //www.tillekeandgibbins.com/index.html)
  • Thai translation of International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers (PDF 329KB)
  • Thailand, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act B.E 2551 (2008) January 30, 2008 Thai (PDF193KB) , English (PDF58KB) (Source: //www.no-trafficking.org/)
  • Thailand, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act (No.2) B.E. 2558 (2015) November 3, 2015 Thai (PDF76KB)
  • Thailand, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act (No.3) B.E. 2560 (2017) January 26, 2017 Thai (PDF74KB)
  • Thailand, Royal Ordinance, Additional amendments to Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act B.E. 2551 (2008), B.E. 2562 (2019) Thai version ( PDF148KB)
  • Thailand, Alien Work Act B.E 2551 (2008) Feburary 13, 2008 Thai (PDF706KB) , English (PDF553KB) (Source: //www.no-trafficking.org/)
  • Thailand, Announcement of the National Council for Peace and Order No. 70/2557 : Interim Measures in solving the problem of migrant workers and human trafficking June 25, 2014 (PDF 28KB)
  • Thailand, The Social Security Act (No. 4) 2015 (B.E. 2558) (PDF444K)
  • Thailand, Royal Ordinance on Bringing Migrant Workers to Work with Employers in Thailand B.E.2559 (2016) (SummaryPDF1.22MB)
  • Thailand, Royal Decree on Managing the Work of Aliens B.E. 2560 (2017)Thai version:(PDF264KB) English version: (PDF103KB)
  • Thailand, Royal Ordinance on Migrant Working Management (No 2) B.E. 2561 (2018)Thai version (PDF201KB)
  • Thailand, Emergency Decree on Fisheiries B.E. 2558 (2015) English version (PDF524KB)
  • Thailand, Royal Ordinance on Fisheries (No.2) B.E. 2560 (2017) English version (PDF765KB)

Viet Nam

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