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Two newly-adopted laws announced

The Presidential Office on February 19 announced the President’s order announcing two laws that were approved by the 15th National Assembly, namely the Land Law (revised) and the Law on Credit Institutions (revised).

Draft law on gender transition open for discussion

National Assembly (NA) delegate Nguyễn Anh Trí, head of the drafting committee and former director of the Central Haematology and Blood Transfusion Institute, has sought public opinion on the drafted Gender Transition Law.

Decree issued to prevent domestic violence against foreign residents in VN

This decree specifically addresses measures to prevent domestic violence against foreign residents in Vietnam. This decree will take effect from December 25, 2023.

Revision of telecoms law opens door for further investment

The revised Telecommunications Law is expected to encourage foreign investment in digital services, offering a more open and competitive market.

Proposed extradition law to allow urgent apprehension of fleeing criminals

Vietnam is a party to 21 bilateral international extradition treaties, many of which include provisions for the urgent apprehension of subject individuals to extradition requests before the formal request is received.

New policies take effect from October 2023

From October 2023, many new policies will take effect in Vietnam.

Outstanding policies take effect in Vietnam from July

A series of fresh policies on VTA cuts, increases in social insurance subsidy, and car license plate auction came into effect from July, 2023.

Gender identity law might be included in parliament’s 2024 agenda

In Vietnam, there are currently no specific legal documents regulating gender identity and gender transition.

Revised Law on Medical Examination and Treatment promulgated

The Presidential Office on February 3 announced the Acting President’s order to promulgate the Law on Medical Examination and Treatment that was adopted by the 15th National Assembly at its second extraordinary session.

More super-businesses register on national portal, raising questions about financial capabilities

Some businesses with a huge amount of charter capital have been included on the national portal on business registration.

Policies take effect from July

A string of fresh policies on residence, social support for social protection beneficiaries, prevention and control of HIV/AIDS come into effect from July.

Fresh policies take effect from December

A string of new policies on heavier administrative fines in journalistic and publishing activities, penalties for administrative customs offences, 

Thirty-four legal documents promulgated in Sep-Oct

The Government and the Prime Minister promulgated 34 legal documents including 28 decrees and six decisions in September and October.

Vietnam ensures right to freedom of movement during COVID-19

Despite difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnamese Party and State have done their best to ensure the right to freedom of travel for Vietnamese and foreign citizens in line with Vietnamese and international law.

Overlaps and contradictions in legal documents impacts system of laws: minister

The current legal system remains cumbersome and complicated with a large number of sub-legal documents. Some are overlapping and contradictory, affecting the feasibility and stability of the legal system, Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long has said.

Government meeting focuses on law building

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries to review the legal system relating to road traffic safety and order to avoid overlapping traffic laws at a Government meeting held on Wednesday.

10 legal documents issued in Vietnam in March

The Vietnamese Government and the PM issued 10 legal documents in March, including seven Decrees and three Decisions, according to the press conference of the Ministry of Justice.


NA deputies want citizens to put down the bottle

The draft law on alcohol harm prevention was discussed at the ongoing 33rd session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee yesterday.


National Assembly mulls whether legal adult age should be 16 or 18

National Assembly deputies yesterday were divided when discussing changing the age of responsibility of children as part of the draft revised Law on Child Protection, Care and Education.

Pig-tailed macaque handed over to Quang Binh Park

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park in the central Quang Binh Province has received a northern pig-tailed macaque.