Law on Adoption brought into line with int’l practices
According to the latest version of the draft law on adoption, only children under 16 years can be offered for adoption. The National Assembly Standing Committee said, the provision would be congruent with the country's legal system and international laws.
Stricter rules to guarantee contractor performance
Contractual matters in construction projects with 30 per cent or more of their budgets coming from State capital will be governed by new regulations set forth in Government Decree No 48/2010/ND-CP issued on May 7 and effective on July 1.
HCM City admin reform continues
HCM CITY— HCM City on Thursday started to streamline unnecessary administrative procedures under the municipal People's Committee jurisdiction in the final stage of a four-year national project to reduce redtape.
Legislators discuss efficiency labelling
Most lawmakers, who met yesterday at the 12th National Assembly's seventh plenary meeting to put the final touches to the law on efficient and effective energy usage, agreed that labelling products would help improve energy conservation.
Laws in spotlight
HA NOI - The National Assembly (NA) would approve 10 draft laws and provide feedback on another six, said Tran Dinh Dan, chairman of the NA Office.
EU supports legal reforms in Vietnam
The European Union (EU) as well as its partners, Denmark and Sweden, in the Justice Partnership Programme (JPP) place special importance on helping up its judicial reforms, said the EU mission chief in Vietnam.
New law to empower administrative procedures
VietNamNet Bridge – The Law of Administrative Procedures, which will be submitted to the National Assembly for the first time later this month, is expected to hold a powerful jurisdiction over administrative limitations and proceedings.
State President hails role of lawyers and jurists
Lawyers and jurists play an increasingly important role in the country’s judicial and administrative reforms as well as its integration process, as Vietnam is an official member of the World Trade Organisation, stressed State President Nguyen Minh Triet.
State President pushes for judicial reform
The Central Steering Board for Judicial Reform convened its 15th session in Hanoi on August 28 to discuss the establishment of a national lawyers’ organisation and regional courts of first instance, the reduction of death penalties, and review the implementation of a Politburo resolution on judicial reform