To ensure the protection of national sovereignty, defense of national security, and protection of everyone’s right to life in conformity with the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia, public institutions shall provide accessible confidential information to the public after the following time frames:
1- 7 (seven) days to 1 (one) year from the date of issuance, for documents related to secret internal meetings of public institutions, secret appointments, and other secret examinations.
2- 25 (Twenty five) years from the date of issuance or the date on which a matter has been settled, for documents related to national defense and security matters, diplomatic relations, public orders, economy, technology, civil status books, notarial letters, and court cases.
3- 75 (seventy five) years from the date of issuance, for documents related to personal privacy, everyone’s medical documents and a person’s court cases. With the exception of cases related to crime of genocide, crime against humanity, or war crime, public institutions shall make the information available to the public when the court of law completely closes the case.