This page includes resources regarding policing, law enforcement and frequently used documents.

Southeast Asian Legal Research Guide: The Constitution, Legislation and Caselaw
The University of Melbourne

Cambodia

Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia 1993
Criminal Code, Kingdom of Cambodia 2009
Code of Criminal Procedure of the Kingdom of Cambodia 2008
Ministry of Interior. Recruitment Requirements of National Police Officers. 2016. (Khmer)

Brunei

Laws of Brunei, Royal Brunei Police Force, Chapter 50 1984

Indonesia

Labor Law 2003

Lao PDR

Law on Criminal Procedure 2012
History of the Laos Police (Laotian)

Law on Public Security

Malaysia

Employment Act 1955

Myanmar

Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar 2008

Philippines

Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998 (R.A. 8551)
Magna Carta of Women 2010 (R.A. 9710)
Magna Carta of Women Implementing Rules and Regulations 2010
National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security 2012
Human Resource Doctrine and Development Manual 2014 

Singapore

Criminal Procedure Code 2012
Employment Act 2009
Information booklet on Police Procedures 2016

Thailand

Criminal Procedure Code 2008 B.E. 2477
National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights 2019
National Police Strategy 2018-2037 (Thai)

Vietnam

Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam 2013
Circular 28 Regulation on Criminal Investigations_2014_TT-BCA_238962 (Vietnamese)

 

Gender and policing/law enforcement

Tool 2: Policing and gender.
Author: Denney, Lisa.
DCAF. Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance.
This Tool is part of the DCAF, OSCE/ODIHR, UN Women Gender and Security Toolkit, which comprises nine Tools and a series of Policy Briefs.

Tool 6: Border management and gender.
Author: McKay, Angela.
DCAF. Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance.
This tool focuses on border management reform and the different ways in which border transactions impact the lives of women, men, boys and girls.

Independent review into sex discrimination and sexual harassment, including predatory behaviour in Victoria Police
Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
State of Victoria 2015

 

Additional

ACWC Progress Report on Women’s Human Rights & Gender Equality in ASEAN 2010-2015

Asia-Pacific Declaration on Advancing Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Beijing+25 Review. ESCAP. 2019.