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Official Gazette

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags: 10th session
CIVIL CODE (Vietnamese - English) CIVIL CODE (Vietnamese - English)
The Civil Code was passed on November 24, 2015, by the XIIIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at 10th session. This Civil Code has 6 parts with 689 articles, prescribes the legal status, legal standards for the conduct of individuals and legal persons in relations established on the basis of equality, freedom of will, independence of property, and selfresponsibility. It came into force on January 1, 2017, and replace the Civil Code in 2005. To meet the need of readers to learn the Civil Code in 2015, National Political Publishing House collaborates with Editorial Board of the Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine under Vietnam News Agency (the sole agency euthorized to translate “Cong Bao” into English) to publish the Vietnamese – English bilingual Civil Code. The English translation is reference only.
National Assembly passes 16 laws during 10th session National Assembly passes 16 laws during 10th session
The 10th session of the XIIIth National Assembly has been completed with many important decisions made, said National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung on November 27 in Hanoi.
Sovereignty waste in public investment raised at question-and-answer session Sovereignty, waste in public investment raised at question-and-answer session
Vietnam is determined to firmly protect its independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity, and national interests in line with its policies and international law, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said on November 18 during the question-and-answer session of the ongoing 10th session of the National Assembly.
Draft revised press law to offer greater freedom of press Draft revised press law to offer greater freedom of press
The revision of the Press Law is needed to guarantee the citizens’ right to freedom of press and freedom of speech in light of the 2013 Constitution, said Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son on November 4 when lawmakers discussed the draft revised press law at the ongoing 10th session of the National Assembly (NA).
National Assembly opens 10th session National Assembly opens 10th session
The XIIIth National Assembly on October 20 opened its 10th session, the last in 2015, expecting to pass 18 codes and laws and 14 resolutions.
Govt holds public consultation on the draft revised Penal Code Govt’ holds public consultation on the draft revised Penal Code
A public consultation will be held to collect opinions from people at home and abroad on the draft revised Penal Code before it is submitted to the XIIIth National Assembly at its 10th session scheduled for October this year.
NA Chairman asks for higher quality of bills to be tabled at upcoming session NA Chairman asks for higher quality of bills to be tabled at upcoming session
The 10th session of the National Assembly (NA), scheduled to take place in late October, will be important as it is expected to debate and pass a number of laws and review socio-economic situation, national defense and security and external affairs over the past year, NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung said at the 39th session of the NA Standing Committee held on July 14 in Hanoi.
National Assembly Standing Committee closes 10th session National Assembly Standing Committee closes 10th session
The 10th session of the XIIIth National Assembly Standing Committee ended on August 22 after eight working days in Hanoi under the chair of NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
New role of procuracies in settling civil cases New role of procuracies in settling civil cases
The Law Amending a Number of Articles of the 2004 Civil Procedure Code (the Law) was passed on March 29, 2011, by the XIIth National Assembly at its 10th session and will take effect on January 1, 2012.
Committee to submit seven draft laws for passage Committee to submit seven draft laws for passage
During its week-long 10th session from July 23-29, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, commented on seven draft laws for submission to the National Assembly for passage.

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