On December 22, the National Assembly (NA)
Standing Committee opened its 33rd session in Hanoi.
The two-day session aims at reviewing the
outcomes of the 13th NA's 8th session and debating four
draft laws and two draft ordinances, including the revised Civil Code.
NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung presides over the 33rd meeting__Photo: Nhan Sang/VNA
Opening the session, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh
Hung said the 8th session was successful, helping strengthen voters'
confidence in the Party and the State.
He also emphasized the importance of the 33rd
meeting, as it would gather opinions on the working agenda for the NA's 9th
sitting in early 2015.
On the same day, the Standing Committee debated
the Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents regarding its name, contents and
scope of regulation.
Specifically, while some prefer to keep the
old name as it matches the draft law’s contents submitted by the Government to
the National Assembly, others proposed reviewing the entire contents and redefining
its scope of regulation before naming, then submitting it to the Standing
According to NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu,
adjusting the Law would take time.
Regarding the Law on the Vietnam Fatherland
Front, most agreed that the Law must be proposed to the NA Standing Committee
for consultation on a number of its major issues.-