Nine laws come into effect as from November 2018 07/11/2018

There are a range of legal documents of the Vietnamese Government, the Prime Minister and ministries coming into effect as from November 2018, as follows:

Nine laws come into effect as from July 2018 03/07/2018

There are nine laws coming into effect as from July 2018, including Law on public debt management; Law on guard force; Law on management and use of weapons, explosives and supporting tools; Law on state compensation liability; Law on technology transfer; Law on irrigation; Law on railway; Law on amendments and supplementations to some articles of the Law on Overseas Representative Missions of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and Law on access to information.

Amendments to some articles concerning planning of 11 Laws 29/06/2018

On June 15, 2018, the National Assembly promulgates the Law on amendments to some articles concerning planning of 11 Laws including: the Law on Food Safety No. 55/2010/QH12, Law on Notarization No. 53/2014/QH13, Law on Pharmacy No. 105/2016/QH13, Law on Investment No. 67/2014/QH13, Law on Public Investment No. 49/2014/QH13, Law on Electricity No. 28/2004/QH11 whose articles are amended by the Law No. 24/2012/QH13, Law on Chemicals No. 06/2007/QH12, Law on Science and Technology No. 29/2013/QH13, Law on Tobacco Control No. 09/2012/QH13, Law on Economical and Efficient Use Of Energy No. 50/2010/QH12 and Law on Children No. 102/2016/QH13.

Guiding the Law on infectious disease prevention and control regarding the border health quarantine 28/06/2018

On June 25, 2018, the Government promulgates Decree 89/2018/NĐ-CP providing guidelines for implementation of the Law on infectious disease prevention and control regarding the border health quarantine.

Stipulation on government guarantee issuance and management 28/06/2018

On June 26, 2018, the Government promulgates Decree No. 91/2018/ND-CP regarding government guarantee issuance and management. This Decree deals with the issuance and management of government guarantees, including: appraisal, approval and issuance of government guarantees; Management of government guarantees; and responsibility of authorities, organizations and individuals involved in issuing and managing government guarantees.

Criteria for determination of complex and typical legal aid cases 25/06/2018

On June 21, 2018, the Minister of Justice promulgates Circular No. 09/2018/TT-BTP on criteria for determination of complex and typical legal aid cases

Amending and supplementing the stipulation on purchase of corporate bonds by credit institutions and branches of foreign banks 21/06/2018

On June 18, 2018, the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular No. 15/2018/TT-NHNN amending the Circular No. 22/2016/TT-NHNN dated June 30, 2016 by the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam on purchase of corporate bonds by credit institutions and branches of foreign banks.

The new Competition Law comes into force as of July 1, 2019 20/06/2018

On June 12, 2018, the National Assembly promulgates the Competition Law. This Law sets forth anti-competitive practices, economic concentration that causes or may cause anti-competitive effects on the market of Vietnam; unfair competition practices; competition legal proceedings; sanctions against violations of competition law; state management of competition.

Promulgating the Law on Denunciation 18/06/2018

On June 12, 2018, the National Assembly promulgates the Law on Denunciation. This Law provides for denunciation and settlement of denunciations of violations against the law during performance of duties and other violations against the law related to state management of fields; protection of denouncers and responsibilities of organizations for management of denunciation settlement.

Passing the Law on cybersecurity 18/06/2018

On June 12, 2018, Law No. 24/2018/QH14 on cybersecurity is passed by the 14th National Assembly of Socialist Republic of Vietnam during its fifth session.

Regulation on provision of information for citizens by the Ministry of Justice 13/06/2018

On June 07, 2018, Justice Minister signed Decision No.1301/QD-BTP promulgating regulation on provision of information for citizens by the Ministry of Justice. This Decision comes into force from July 01, 2018.

Stipulation on foreign cooperation and investment in education 11/06/2018

The Government has just issued Decree No. 86/2018/ND-CP dated June 06, 2018 stipulating regulations on foreign cooperation and investment in education including: joint education and training with foreign partners, foreign-invested educational institutions; representative offices of foreign education institutions in Vietnam.

New legal documents come into effect as from June 2018 04/06/2018

There are a range of legal documents of the Vietnamese Government, the Prime Minister and ministries coming into effect as from June 2018, as follows:

New legal documents come into effect as from May 2018 09/05/2018

There are a range of legal documents of the Vietnamese Government, the Prime Minister and ministries coming into effect as from May 2018, as follows:

Regulations on region-based minimum wages applied to employees who work under labour contracts as prescribed by the Labour Code 08/12/2017

The Government promulgates a Decree providing for region-based minimum wages applied to employees working under labour contracts.

14 types of beneficiaries benefit from the legal aid policy 04/12/2017

With 93,28 per cent of approval votes, the 16th National Assembly passed a Legal aid Law in the 9th session’s June 20 sitting. Under the Law, which will take effect on January 1, 2018, the number of legal aid beneficiary groups has increased from 6 groups to 14.

Decree deals with the financial management and performance assessment of lottery enterprises, stock exchanges and Vietnam Securities Depository 20/11/2017

The Government promulgates a Decree to provide for certain contents about financial management and performance assessment of lottery enterprises, stock exchanges and Vietnam Securities Depository.

Guidelines for some contents of the Government’s Decree No. 39/2017/ND-CP 08/11/2017

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development provides guidelines for the Government’s Decree No. 39/2017/ND-CP dated April 04, 2017 on management of feeds.

Basic package of health services applied to grassroots health facilities 03/11/2017

Minister of Health promulgates a Circular stipulating basic package of health services applied to grassroots health facilities.