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Constitutional council to hear NGO argument

The Counstutional Council will next week hear arguments from the government and opposition about the controversial NGO law before deciding on Wednesday whether to send the legislation to King Norodom Sihamoni for final approval.

Constitutional Council spokesman Prum Nhean Vicheth yesterday announced the government team will present on Tuesday and a Cambodia National Rescue Party on Wednesday morning before a decision in the afternoon.

The CNRP rejects the bill as an attempt to curtial civil society; the government argues it needs to regulate the sector to stop rogue operators.

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