26 February, 2018

The Law on Amendments and Supplements to Several Articles of the Penal Code and five other laws were made public by the Presidential Office a at a press conference on July 12. The six laws were passed during the third session of the 14th National Assembly which took place in Hanoi from May 22 to […]

26 February, 2018

More people will receive legal aid following changes to the Law on Legal Assistance. Nguyễn Thị Minh, head of the Legal Assistance Department under the Ministry of Justice, said yesterday at a discussion on promoting justice access for poor and disadvantaged groups that the change reflects the Party and Government’s concern for disadvantaged people. According […]

26 February, 2018

The National Assembly is expected to adopt a law on foreign trade management next March, Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh said at a legislature session in Hà Nội yesterday. Anh, who was authorised by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, was presenting a report on the construction of the law. “Foreign trade activities […]

26 February, 2018

HÀ NỘI — A law on foreign trade management is needed to better manage foreign trade activities as Việt Nam integrates deeper into the global economy, said lawmakers while discussing the draft law at the ongoing third session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on Thursday. NA deputies said the law would serve as a tool […]

26 February, 2018

HCM CITY — After six years of implementation, the Law on Tourism needs to be reviewed and amended to be more practical, according to officials. The Viet Nam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has been collecting ideas and contributions from relevant bodies to uncover the flaws of the bill and make it more effective, particularly […]

26 February, 2018

The Law on Support for Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (the Law), which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, will enter into force on January 1 next year. The Law establishes various support measures for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It also creates a legal framework to mobilize the private sector as well as […]

26 February, 2018

National Assembly deputies yesterday voted with overwhelming majorities to pass two laws and one resolution at the 14th parliament’s fourth session. Passed with 90.84 per cent approval, the law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Overseas Representative Missions of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam will take effect from July 1, […]

26 February, 2018

Decree No. 09/2018/ND-CP (“Decree 09”) was issued and came into effect on 15 January 2018 to provide guidance on the Law on Commerce and the Law on Foreign Trade Management regarding goods trading activities of foreign investors and foreign invested enterprises. Decree 09 replaces Decree 23/2007/ND-CP.