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Title: Law on billboard no. 50/NA, dated 21 June 2018
Type: Law
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism
Issuing Date: 2019-04-10
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This law defines the regulations, principles, and measures for the management and monitoring the implementation of billboard accordingly with national identity and uniformity in order to ensure the orderliness of society, the national security and regional and international integration, and the contribution of the national socio-economic development. 



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List Measures Related to Legal Documents
NameDescriptionStatus
Prohibit to produce, design, import and export billboard without the approvalindividual, who desire to operate business on billboard and publishing, are not allowed to produce, design, import and export billboard without the approvalActive
Prohibit to create, produce or install billboard which are low quality and substandardindividual, who desire to operate business on billboard and publishing, are not allowed to create, produce or install billboard which are low quality and substandardActive
Prohibit to design, produce, and install billboard which defame or insult the national of Lao PDR, including its stability, security, ancestors, culture, heritage, and ethnic groups Individual, who desire to operate business on billboard and publishing, are not allowed to design, produce, and install billboard which defame or insult the national of Lao PDR, including its stability, security, ancestors, culture, heritage, and ethnic groups Active
prohibit to threaten or offer bribes to the officers who monitor on billboardIndividual, who desire to operate business on billboard and publishing, are not allowed to threaten or offer bribes to the officers who monitor on billboardActive
Prohibit to obstruct, interrupt, dismiss or impede the activities related to billboardIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are not allowed to obstruct, interrupt, dismiss or impede the activities related to billboardActive
Prohibit to create, install, use or move billboard without the approvalIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are not allowed to create, install, use or move billboard without the approvalActive
Prohibit to use the marks and trade marks without approvalIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are not allowed to use the marks and trade marks without approvalActive
Prohibit to involve in offering or receiving bribes for activities related to billboardIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are not allowed to involve in offering or receiving bribes for activities related to billboardActive
Prohibit to use violence, force and threat; to calumniate; to defame or to perform any other inappropriate action to officers who responsible on billboardIndividuals, legal entities or organizations are not allowed to use violence, force and threat; to calumniate; to defame or to perform any other inappropriate action to officers who responsible on billboardActive
Ceasing to operate business on billboard shall be informed in written to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and industry and commerce sector Ceasing to operate business on billboard shall be informed in written to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and industry and commerce sector Active
Ceasing business shall not allow the entrepreneurs to be relieved from obligation and debt by individuals, legal entities, and governmentCeasing business shall not allow the entrepreneurs to be relieved from obligation and debt by individuals, legal entities, and governmentActive
Business on billboard, which are operating discord with the laws or agreement, shall be suspended 90 days.Authority shall suspend the business on billboard, which are operating discord with the laws or agreement, by informing in written to entrepreneur, to seek for solution within 90 days.Active
Any change to business operation on billboard (such as production, installation and location), shall inform to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and any other relevant sectors.Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, who desire to make change to its business operation on billboard (such as production, installation and location), shall inform to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and any other relevant sectors.Active
Business on billboard shall inform in written to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and industry and commerce sector 15 days before making any change to its business.Business on billboard shall inform in written to Information, Culture and Tourism sector and industry and commerce sector 15 days before making any change to its business.Active
Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, who desire to install all type of billboard after obtaining the approval on content by Information, Culture and Tourism sector, shall apply for installation permit from public work and transpot sector. Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, who desire to install all type of billboard after obtaining the approval on content by Information, Culture and Tourism sector, shall apply for installation permit from public work and transport sector. Active
Information, Culture and Tourism sector is responsible to check the content, type of billboard, supporting documents, and to consider the approval for releasing billboard within 8 offical days after receiving the appilication form Information, Culture and Tourism sector is responsible to check the content, type of billboard, supporting documents, and to consider the approval for releasing billboard within 8 official days after receiving the application form
Active
Must submit application to Information, Culture and Tourism sector (including: the content, type and supporting documents related to billboard) in order to obtain the approval to publish it.Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, both domestic and international, who desire to publish its billboard, shall submit application form (including content, type and supporting documents) to Information, culture and tourism sectorActive
Must submit application form for approval of content by Information, culture and tourism sector and relevant sectors in order to import-export every type of billboardIndividuals, legal entities, or organizations, who desire to import-export every type of billboard for official, business, or any other purposes, shall submit application form for approval of content by Information, culture and tourism sector and relevant sectors.Active
Business operating license on billboard shall be issued for life-time movement of enterpriseBusiness operating license on billboard shall be issued for life-time movement of enterpriseActive
Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, both domestic and international, who desire to operate business on billboard, shall ask for technical permission from Information, Culture and Tourism sector.Individuals, legal entities, or organizations, both domestic and international, who desire to operate business on billboard, shall ask for technical permission from Information, Culture and Tourism sector.Active