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Draft amendment to Cultural Heritage Law bans export of antiquities

National treasures which are under public or private ownership can only be transferred, exchanged, donated or inherited within the country, according to a draft amendment to Cultural Heritage Law

New laws expected to increase number of social-housing apartments

The ratification of the 2023 Housing Law with new regulations on social housing is expected to have a positive impact on businesses’ investments and home buyers.

Experts suggest no ban on buying and selling antiques in Vietnam

It would be better to put a ban on Vietnamese antique trade overseas, but allow trade in the country, experts say.

Draft decree guiding implementation of property business law raised for comments

The Ministry of Construction has made public a draft decree guiding the implementation of the Law on Real Estate Business for comments.

Revised Land Law better suited to overseas Vietnamese

The revised Land Law, which includes people of Vietnamese origin among land users and increases interests for foreign-invested economic entities, is expected to have positive impacts on the real estate market and the economy at large.

New land law creates new momentum for Vietnam to become high-income country

The amended Land Law is expected to provide a firm legal framework to enhance land management efficiency and create new momentum for Vietnam to become a high-income country by 2045.

Land law updates offer grand real estate foundation

The National Assembly has approved the revised Land Law, which will come into full effect next year.

Important contents in amended Land Law

The 15th National Assembly passed the amended Land Law on its 5th extraordinary session. The much-awaited law has great influences on the whole society.

New law requires banks under special control in 6 cases

With 91 percent of yes votes, the National Assembly on January 18 approved the amended Law on Credit Institutions with 210 articles, expected to take effect on July 1, 2024.

Ministry proposes plan to tighten weapons law

The Ministry of Public Security has just completed the draft amended law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives and Supporting Tools to prevent and fight new developments in crime.

Vietnam considering adding iris information into identification database

The Public Security Ministry yesterday informed about the draft Identification Law, to be voted by the National Assembly on November 27.

Capital Law: Decentralization must be associated with supervision, inspection

The Capital Law, after 10 years in effect, has exposed many problems. Experts believe that Hanoi, which has been growing rapidly, needs a higher legal status.

Legal framework needed for criminal cases involving electronic evidence

VN needs to establish a comprehensive legal framework to effectively handle criminal cases involving electronic evidence and virtual currency, experts said.

Amended Law on Bidding approved

The 15th National Assembly (NA) approved the revised Law on Bidding on June 23 during its ongoing fifth plenary session.

NA sets up specialised supervisory delegations for 2024

With support from the majority of legislators, the National Assembly (NA) approved resolutions on the establishment of its specialised supervisory delegations for 2024 on June 22, during the 15th NA’s ongoing fifth session in Hanoi.

Lawmakers pass revised Law on Electronic Transactions

Deputies of the 15th National Assembly (NA) passed the Law on Electronic Transactions (revised) with 468 voting in favour, equivalent to 94.74% of the total number of NA deputies, on June 22 - the 21st working day of the fifth session.

NA approves several laws on 19th working day of 5th session

The 15th National Assembly continued the 19th working day of the fifth session in Hanoi on June 20 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.

Amendment to medical examination and treatment law discussed at National Assembly meeting

Discussing the regulations related to the National Medical Council, NA deputy Nguyen Minh Tam suggested that standards and criteria for selecting the council’s members should be included in the law.

NA green-light private sector's participation in amended Petroleum Law

The National Assembly (NA) passed the amended Petroleum Law on Monday to grant the Government additional powers to better manage and utilise Vietnam's petroleum resources.

Journalists live streaming court proceedings to be fined nearly US$1,500

Journalists may face a fine from VND7 million ($320) to VND30 million (over $1,400) if they record audio, video with audio of a court hearing and broadcast it live on cyberspace.