News on general issues
National Assembly discuss draft Law on Legal aid (amended)

​Dicussing the draft amended Law on Legal aid on Jun 1st, a large number of National Assembly (NA) deputies agreed to the provision on legal aid beneficiaries aiming to ensure the feasibility and be approriate tothe existing resources. However, there still remained some concerns as according to the draft law,several beneficiaries are eligible for legal aid only if theyhavefinancial difficulty.

Ministry of Justice should continue to "stand out" in providing legal support for enterprises

On 11 May, Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long chaired a meeting on the organization and implementation of the interdisciplinary legal aid Program for enterprises (Program 585). Attending the meeting were Deputy Minister Phan Chi Hieu, members of the Program Management Board who are leaders of units under the Ministry and officers participating part-time in the Program

Discussion to share experience in legal development between the Ministries of Justice of Viet Nam and Lao

On 19th April, H.E. Le Thanh Long, Minister of Justice of Viet Nam, held a courtesy meeting with H.E. Phayvy Sybualypha, Deputy Minister of Justice of Laos to discuss and share legislative experience and practice of law implementation in Viet Nam in general and of the Law on Civil Judgment Execution in particular, supporting revision of Laos’ law on civil judgment execution and other relating matters.

The Ministry of Justice wish to learn from experiences of international partners

On 16th February, on the occasion of the New Year of the Rooster 2017, the Ministry of Justice held a meeting with Ambassadors, Head of international organizations and foreign sponsors in Viet Nam.

Deputy Minister Tran Tien Dung attends the 4th Asian Legislattive Experts Symposium (ALES)

The 4th ALES took place in Seoul, South Korea on November 1st 2016 under the theme of “Legal reform strategies for enhancing efficiency of the ASEAN transport systems” with the attendance of over 130 delegates from Vietnam , Laos, Philippines, Indonexia, Myanmar and South Korea. Korea’s Minister of Government Legislation, Mr. Je Jeong Boo, delivered opening speech and hosted the Symposium.

Ministry of Justice organized the workshop on offenses of money laundering, human trafficking and corruption

On 18 June 2014,  Ministry of Justice in coordination with Australia’s Attorney-General's Department organized the workshop on "Exchanging experiences to complete the criminal law on the crime of money laundering, human trafficking and corruption".

Ministry of Justice had a meeting with Congressional Delegation

On the occasion of 7th session of the National Assembly XIII, Ministry of Justice on May 23 held a cordial meeting between the leaders of the Justice Ministry with the National Assembly Delegation of Ninh Binh, Ca Mau, who has been working in the justice sector. National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu attended at this event.

The process of policy development, assessment and approval in the bill of new law on legal normative documents

Implementation of Plan in building Project Draft Law on legal normative documents and operational framework of the project "Development of national legislation in Vietnam" funded by the Government of Canada, Ministry of Justice on May12 organized seminar with themed " process of policy development, assessment and approval in the bill of new law on legal normative documents".