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Title: Regulation on the Management of Foreign Trucks entering Lao PDR on a Temporary Basis No. 09539/MTWT, dated 14 June 2012
Type: Regulation
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Issuing Date: 2012-06-14
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Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Peace Independence Democracy Unity Prosperity

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Ministry of Public Works and Transport

Permanent Office                                                                                                                                                        No.: 09539/MPWT.PO

Vientiane Capital, dated: 14 June 2012

 

To: The Head of the Division of Public Works and Transport, Vientiane Capital

- Owners of companies, factories, lumber mills, goods, and warehouses, and operators of all kinds of goods-transport businesses.           

 

Subject: Management of Foreign Transport Vehicles Temporary Entry in the Lao PDR

 

  • Pursuant to the Decision of the Minister of Public Works and Transport No.: 14375/MPWT, dated 14 November 2008 on the Organization and Operation of the Permanent Office of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport.
  • Pursuant to the Agreement and Protocol on Cross-Border Land Transport between the Government of the Lao PDR and its neighboring countries.

 

                  In order to duly, strictly, mutually, and equally implement the Agreement on Cross-Border Land Transport signed between the Lao PDR and its neighboring countries,

 

The Permanent Office of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport

hereby issues this Notification:

 

  1. All types of foreign transport vehicles of any countries entering the Lao PDR shall strictly comply with the requirements of the Agreement on Cross-Border Land Transport signed between the Government of the Lao PDR and the government of such country especially transport vehicles for goods transit in the Lao PDR are not allowed to carry out domestic goods transport (between two points within the territory) within the Lao PDR.
  2. Owners of goods, mining companies, factories, lumber mills, and warehouses, and all kinds of goods-transport business operators are not allowed to register goods and execute contracts with foreign transport for goods transit in the Lao PDR to domestically transport goods between two points within the territory of the Lao PDR.
  3. The Division of Public Works and Transport in provinces, Vientiane Capital are assigned to issue a notification and provide guidance to relevant business units, mining companies, factories, lumber mills, and warehouses within their provinces for their acknowledgement and implementation, and to monitor the operation of foreign vehicles within their locality. In case of violations, the violators will be strictly warned and fined in accordance with laws and regulations of the Lao PDR.
  4. This Notification is effective from the date of signature. When implementing this Notification, any unresolved matters shall be promptly reported to the Department of Transport, Ministry of Public Works and Transport for timely resolution.

 

                  Thus, this Notification is for your acknowledgement and appropriate implementation.

 

Head of Permanent Office

 

 

[Signature and seal]

 

Dr. Santisouk SIMMALAVONG



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