Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Coss

For Those Considering Marrying A Lao, Yes, This Is Sanuk!

Recommended Posts

Finally, today, I've found English versions of the relevant documents.

 

You'll note that in article 3 of the Law, 'it is forbidden to force or hinder another individual’s marriage'. And article 47 gives the foreigner the same rights as a Lao.

 

 

 

But then there's the Prime Ministerial Decree.

 

Article 5 is the one I'm stuck on presently as my Lao girl is employed in a sensitive part of the Establishment.

 

 

 

I hope that these present some clarity for those who want to marry a Lao.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very interesting documents. I'd be interested to see similar English translations for the relevant parts of Thai law.

 

I can see your dilemma and likely much will depend on the very nature of her work and how sensitive it is considered. Perhaps more than that since Art.5. states the freedom to marry authority rests with the 'related authority' it could be her, and your, relationship with her superiors that might have a large bearing in the matter.

 

As with all relationships where choices have to be made it may be that consideration needs to be given to her work changing in order to make things more acceptable to all. I'm sure that once married, no matter her area of operation now it would be perhaps highly unlikely that she would progress much further in a sensitive occupation.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We've recently discovered two cousins that are high up in the food chain that can help, in the area of influence. But this all rests on her wanting to keep her job, or not. Options present themselves...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well this is true…..

 

And as much as I drink, the Beer Lao factory just keeps on making the stuff...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you, I can say, barring unforeseen calamities, it's working out well. Only the technical details take time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If I was willing to do it all again - and I mean going back to my thirties - I'd opt for a Filipina. That said, I'm happy to hear that it's working out despite the bureaucrats up there, coss.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×