Law to allow e-invoices for trading goods, services 27/05/2010

The Government issued Decree N0 51/2010/ND-CP on May 14, replacing Decree No 89/2002/ND-CP on the management and use of invoices.

Law on Adoption brought into line with int’l practices 27/05/2010

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 26/05/2010

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.

NA focuses on economy, social affairs, and budget 26/05/2010

The National Assembly (NA) will spend the whole day of May 27 discussing socio-economic issues and the NA budget, which will be broadcast live on VOV.

HCM City admin reform continues 26/05/2010

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.

Private bailiff offices opened in Government pilot scheme 26/05/2010

Five pilot bailiff offices were opened in HCM City last Friday following a decision by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last September.

Legislators discuss efficiency labelling 26/05/2010

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 19/05/2010

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 14/05/2010

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 14/05/2010

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.

The Decree providing details and guiding the implementation of some articles of the Law on Vietnam nationality 27/10/2009

The Government has just promulgated the Decree No.78/2009/ND-CP dated 22/09/2009 which provides specific rules on and guides the implementation of certain Articles of the Law on Vietnamese Nationality

State President hails role of lawyers and jurists 03/06/2008

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.

A roadmap needed for judicial reform until late 2008: President Triet 30/05/2008

State President Nguyen Minh Triet on August 29 asked the Central Steering Board for Judicial Reform to work out a specific roadmap to improve judicial work from now to the end of 2008.

VNGOP - What should be done to repatriate to Vietnam and to regain Vietnamese citizenship is a question recently raised by Vietnamese people residing overseas. 11/09/2007

In this regard according to the Ministry of Justice overseas Vietnamese who wish to return and settle in Vietnam can directly contact the Vietnamese diplomatic agencies or consulates abroad for detailed information and instructions.

State President pushes for judicial reform 27/07/2007

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