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Is the problem that they have no record or that they will not give a report?
Are you able to still speak and write Cambodian?
If police certificates are unavailable
If you cannot get a police certificate, provide detailed information of your attempts to get one. If we are satisfied that police certificates are not available or it would be unduly difficult for you to get them (for example where the authorities of any such country will not generally provide such certificates), we may instead ask you to make and provide a separate statutory declaration in both English and your own language.
If a statutory declaration is required, it must detail your attempts to obtain a police certificate and state whether or not you, or any accompanying family members, have been found guilty or convicted of, or charged with offences against the law in that country. The statutory declaration should also be corroborated by other information attesting to your character.
There is a contact for thee Justice Ministry in Cambodia, but if you explain your difficulties I a statutory declaration that may be sufficient.
Specific procedure for Cambodia (Kampuchea)
You should apply to Ministry of Justice in Phnom Penh for a police clearance.
Ministry of JusticeNo. 14 Sothearos (St. 3)12301 Phnom PenhCambodia
Telephone: 023 212 693 / 023 211 038 / 023 360 327Fax: 023 364 119 / 023 215 349
Where you have tried to contact the Ministry, you need to set all of the attempts and records in a statement and make this a statutory declaration. That is the alternative to getting the record. It may be helpful to ask you lawyer or the local community law centre to help draft this. iMmigration will then asses the document and see if that is enough.
You should write in English if you cannot us Cambodian.
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