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   Communication Services 02

Level 2
   Audio-visual services 02D

Level 3
  9611,9612 Motion picture and video tape services 02Da

Measures Applicable at this Level
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be a Lao NationalNationality and Residency Requirements (for senior personnel)Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be at least 23 years oldAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Head and Deputy Head of the Mass Media Organisation to be permanent resident of Lao PDRNationality and Residency Requirements (for senior personnel)Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Requirement to obtain approval before distributing a movie over televisionAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain ID card for staff employed in the film industryAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain the authorization for film productionAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Requirement to obtain the authorization for foreigner's to record filmAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Authorization for producing films relating Lao PDRAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from bribing media personnel or media organisationsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from interfering with the lawful contents of news, texts and programsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from obstructing the production and dissemination of all types of lawful media productsProhibitionMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Prohibition on Individuals and Organisations from producing importing and/or disseminating media products without authorizationAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Information, Culture and TourismLaw on the Media No. 01/NA, dated 25 July 200831-12-9999
Film import-export authorizationImport permitsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Films submission requirementAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Inspection of films prior to public displayAdministrative RequirementsMinistry of Information, Culture and TourismDECREE ON FILM No. 246/GOV, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Level 0, Level 1 and Level 2 Measures Also Applicable
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NameTypeAgencyLawValidity
    
Approved lease or concession of state owned land is zonedZoning restrictionsLand inspection AuthorityInstruction As regards the implementation of decree on state-owned land approval for lease or concession No. 20/PMO.NLMA, dated 9 April 201031-12-9999
Capital requirement by foreigners for investment in general business.Minimum capital requirementsMinistry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Duration for Business Establishment or Project OperationNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityPrime Minister’s Decree on the Leasing of State Land No. 135/PM, dated 25 May 200931-12-9999
Minimum registered capitalMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Posts and TelecommunicationsDecision on Approval for Postal Service Business Operation No. 2555/MPTC, dated 29 August 201631-12-9999
Establishment of Branches or Representative Offices by a Foreign Owned Investment EnterpriseForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree of the Prime Minister Regarding the Implementation of the Law on the Promotion and Management of Foreign Investment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic No. 46/PM, dated 23 March 200131-12-9999
Minimum registered capitalMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Posts and TelecommunicationsDecision on Approval for Postal Service Business Operation No. 2555/MPTC, dated 29 August 201631-12-9999
Filing of Notification for Enterprise RegistrationAdministrative RequirementsEnterprise Management and Inspection AuthorityLaw on Enterprises No. 46/NA, dated 23 December 201331-12-9999
Prohibition on harming Tax Authority Staff or Tax PayersProhibitionMinistry of FinanceLaw on Value-Added Tax (Revised Version) No. 52/NA, dated 23 July 201431-12-9999
Minimum registered capitalMinimum capital requirementsMinistry of Posts and TelecommunicationsDecision on Approval for Postal Service Business Operation No. 2555/MPTC, dated 29 August 201631-12-9999
Forms of EstablishmentForm of establishmentEnterprise Management and Inspection AuthorityLaw on Enterprises No. 46/NA, dated 23 December 201331-12-9999
Prohibition on humiliating, threating and using violence against customs authoritiesProhibitionMinistry of FinanceMinisterial Instruction On Tax Revenue Collection Management No. 3281/MOF, dated 6 October 201431-12-9999
Forms of Establishment of Enterprises for a Foreign InvestorForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree of the Prime Minister Regarding the Implementation of the Law on the Promotion and Management of Foreign Investment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic No. 46/PM, dated 23 March 200131-12-9999
Forms of Investments for Foreign InvestorsForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree of the Prime Minister Regarding the Implementation of the Law on the Promotion and Management of Foreign Investment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic No. 46/PM, dated 23 March 200131-12-9999
Investment Approval ProceduresAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Planning and InvestmentLaw on Investment Promotion No. 02/NA, dated 8 July 200931-12-9999
Licensing Requirements for Foreign Investment and Joint VenturesLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Industry and CommerceInstruction of the Minister of Industry and Commerce regarding the Declaration for Enterprise Registration in accordance with the Enterprise Law No. 0995/MOIC, dated 19 June 200831-12-9999
Limitation on Entities and branches to be established by Foreign InvestorsForm of establishmentMinistry of Planning and InvestmentDecree of the Prime Minister Regarding the Implementation of the Law on the Promotion and Management of Foreign Investment in the Lao People's Democratic Republic No. 46/PM, dated 23 March 200131-12-9999
Licensing Requirement to provide telecommunications servicesLicensing (based on experience, track record, technical requirements, and/or other)Ministry of Posts and TelecommunicationsLaw on Telecommunication (Amended) No. 09/NA, dated 21 December 201131-12-9999
Limitation placed on duration of land lease for foreignersNumerical restrictions (duration license)Land inspection AuthorityAmended Land Law No. 04/NA, dated 21 October 200331-12-9999
Mobile services network installation requirements.Performance requirements (mandatory)Ministry of Posts and TelecommunicationsDecision on The Installation of the mobile Network Base Station No. 209/MPT, dated 05 February 201631-12-9999
Network maintenance notification requirementsAuthorization / permit requirements Ministry of Posts and TelecommunicationsDecision On Approval to Operate Internet Data Center No. 590/MPT, dated 18 March 201631-12-9999
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