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Friday, August 17, 2018
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Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code
Three Criminal Procedure Codes were promulgated in Vietnam in 1988, 2003 and 2015. The latest Criminal Procedure Code was designed to meet the judicial reform requirements set forth in the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Resolution No. 49-NQ/TW dated June 2, 2005. Compared to the 2003 version, the Code contains 176 new articles and 317 amended articles, retains 17 articles and abolishes 26 articles. Significantly, it introduces many new contents of a modern criminal justice which Vietnam is striving to build.
Consular legalization in Vietnam Consular legalization in Vietnam
According to the Vietnamese law, consular legalization is necessary and compulsory for documents issued by foreign agencies to be lawfully used in Vietnam.
Law on Notarization Law on Notarization
Effective on January 1 next year, the Notarization Law provides notaries, notarial practice organizations, notarial practice, notarization procedures and state management of notarization.
Inheritance in Vietnams international private law Inheritance in Vietnam’s international private law
The institutions of international private law on inheritance dwell on inheritance relations involving foreign elements, which embrace foreigners’ right to inherit estates left in Vietnam by persons residing in the Vietnamese territory and Vietnamese citizens’ right to inherit property left in foreign countries by their relatives.
Marriage and family relations under private international law in Vietnam Marriage and family relations under private international law in Vietnam
In the process of Vietnam’s international integration and multilateralization and diversification of international relations, marriage and family relations involving foreign elements have constantly increased and become more diverse and complicated. These relations are regulated by private international law.
DECREE No. 79/2012/ND-CP OF OCTOBER 5 2012: On art performances fashion shows; beauty and model contests; and circulation and trading of audio and visual recordings of song dance musical and theatrical performances DECREE No. 79/2012/ND-CP OF OCTOBER 5, 2012: On art performances, fashion shows; beauty and model contests; and circulation and trading of audio and visual recordings of song, dance, musical and theatrical performances
Government issues lethal injection procedures Government issues lethal injection procedures
From November 1, lethal injection will replace firing squads, following a new government decree issued last month.
Law details execution of prison sentences Law details execution of prison sentences
The Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments was passed on June 17, 2010, by the National Assembly, marking a significant development step of legislation on the execution of criminal judgments and judicial and administrative reforms.
DECREE No. 33/2010/ND-CP OF MARCH 31 2010: On the management of fishing activities in sea areas by Vietnamese organizations and individuals DECREE No. 33/2010/ND-CP OF MARCH 31, 2010: On the management of fishing activities in sea areas by Vietnamese organizations and individuals
Carrying out justice: Bill details process for execution of criminal judgments Carrying out justice: Bill details process for execution of criminal judgments
The draft Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments is slated for passage by the National Assembly during its seventh session to be held this month.

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