Lao People's Democratic Republic

Law on Property

Year of Version:1990
Date of Entry into Force:July 27, 1990
Date of Text (Enacted):March 27, 1990
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other
The Law on Property gives broad protection to individuals who can prove ownership of a dispute item. The significant provisions are as follows:
- The property owner has the rights to take necessary steps or measures towards the violators to rehabilitate and compensate the right owner.
- If any individual causes damage or loss to the property of others, the owner of the property has the right to sue the violator and claim for relevant compensation.
See Chapter 7 'Protection of Property'
Available Texts: 

Law on Property Law on Property, Complete document (pdf) [173 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:LA004