Effects, Revision and Amendments of the Constitution

Chapter XIII Effects, Revision and Amendments of the Constitution

Article 131: Supremacy of the Constitution

1. This Constitution is the Supreme Law of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

2. Laws and decisions by the State institutions have to be in strict conformity with the Constitution

Article 132: Amendment Initiative

1. The initiative to review or to amend the Constitution is the prerogative of the King, the Prime Minister, the President of the Assembly at the suggestion of 1/4 of all the assembly members.

2. Revision or amendments are enacted by a Constitutional law passed by the Assembly with a two-third majority vote.

Article 133: No Amendment During State of Emergency

Revision or amendment are prohibited when the country is in the State of emergency, as outlined in Article 86.