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Official Gazette

Monday, February 27, 2017
Revised Law on Press Revised Law on Press
Coming into force from January 1 next year, the Law on Press, which was passed last April, provides a legal basis to facilitate press development in a healthy, active and effective manner in response to the country’s renewal and international integration process.
Revised Law on State Budget Revised Law on State Budget
From January 1 next year, Vietnam’s revised Law on State Budget will take effect, providing more complete and comprehensive legal grounds for the state budget management. The Law has been devised in tune with the Constitution, the Law on Organization of the Government, the Law on Organization of Local Administrations and other relevant laws as well as international practices.
New Law on Access to Information New Law on Access to Information
The Law on Access to Information was passed in April this year with a view to laying legal grounds for the exercise of one of fundamental rights of citizens enshrined in the Constitution.
Ordinance on Market Management Ordinance on Market Management
Consisting of eight chapter and 46 articles, the Ordinance on Market Management prescribes the position, functions, organization and examination and inspection activities of the market management force; the coordination and responsibilities of related entities, and entitlements and policies applicable to market management officers.
Law on Pharmacy Law on Pharmacy
Taking effect on January 1 next year, the new Law on Pharmacy (the Law) regulates state policies on pharmacy and pharmaceutical industry development, pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical business.
New law enhances childrens participation in their affairs New law enhances children’s participation in their affairs
With seven chapters and 106 articles, the Law on Children, which was passed in April, contains many new provisions, focusing on children’s rights and duties, children’s participation in their own matters, measures for child protection, alternative care and prohibited acts.
Law on Hydro-meteorology Law on Hydro-meteorology
From July 1, the new Law on Hydro-meteorology will take effect, superseding the 1994 Ordinance on Operation and Protection of Hydro-meteorological Works.
Law on Oversight Activities of the National Assembly and Peoples Councils Law on Oversight Activities of the National Assembly and People’s Councils
With effect from July 1, the Law on Oversight Activities of the National Assembly and People’s Councils aims to renovate oversight activities of the National Assembly, People’s Councils and other members within the political system in line with the recent renewal of the organization of these entities.
New Law on Referendum New Law on Referendum
The Law on Referendum, the first of its kind in Vietnam, was passed last November and will enter into force on July 1 this year. The Law aims to promote democracy and the role of the people as masters and diversify forms of practicing direct democracy.
Revised Law on Administrative Procedures Revised Law on Administrative Procedures
The revised Law on Administrative Procedures will enter into force on July 1 this year and replace the 2010 version.

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