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Monday, June 26, 2017
Tags: 2013
Law on Custody and Temporary Detention Law on Custody and Temporary Detention
With 73 articles arranged in 11 chapters, the Law on Enforcement of Custody and Temporary Detention regulates the principles, order and procedures for enforcement of custody and temporary detention.
Existing inadequacies of Vietnams legislation on agricultural land Existing inadequacies of Vietnam’s legislation on agricultural land
Current agricultural production in Vietnam is characterized by slow growth rate and low productivity. Despite the fact that Vietnam is now the second largest rice exporter in the world, its farmers’ lives have not been much improved and, as a result, many of them quit farming, leading to an increasing trend of abandoning rice fields and agricultural land in recent years.
Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview
(Continued from VLLF issue No. 272) The 2015 Law on Administrative Procedure (the Law) provides for the first time the filing of requests for issuance of decisions to compel execution of administrative judgments, replacing previous provisions on urging of the execution. Accordingly, a person in favor of whom a judgment is to be executed (judgment creditor) is entitled to request, within one year from the expiration of the time limit for voluntary execution, the court that has conducted first-instance trial of the administrative case to issue a decision to compel the execution of the judgment by the person who is obliged to execute the judgment (judgment debtor) but fails to do so within that time limit.
Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam
Over the past few years, enterprises have not only been the “victims” of corruption, power abuse and harassment caused by persons with higher positions and/or power, but also the “cause” of corruption. Many enterprises seek to give bribes to public cadres and civil servants in order to obtain certain business or profit making advantages.
Draft law aims at better management of public debts Draft law aims at better management of public debts
The Ministry of Finance recently revealed a draft law on public debt management, which is expected to change the public debt management method in a stricter and more efficient manner, and enhance borrowers’ responsibilities.
Gender equality gets a legal boost Gender equality gets a legal boost
Contents on gender equality as well as women’s and girls’ rights will be incorporated in relevant strategies, programs, plans, schemes and projects of ministries, sectors and localities.
Agriculture investors to receive more incentives from the State Agriculture investors to receive more incentives from the State
Enterprises established and registering operation under Vietnamese law and having agricultural projects eligible for investment incentives would receive more supports from the State, according to a draft decree prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Investment to replace Decree No. 210 of 2013.
New rules on security over immovable property New rules on security over immovable property
Immovable property remains the most significant secured property in Vietnam. Civil Code No. 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 (the 2015 Civil Code), which became effective on January 1, contains many changes to the legal framework applicable to security over immovable property that this article will try to point out.
Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview
In Vietnam, while execution of criminal judgments and execution of civil judgments are regulated by two separate laws, i.e. the 2010 Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments and the 2008 Law on Execution of Civil Judgments (revised in 2014). Issues related to the execution of administrative judgments are incorporated in the Law on Administrative Procedure.
Right of superficies concretizes the role of Civil Code as law of market economy Right of superficies concretizes the role of Civil Code as law of market economy
As a law of the market economy, the 2015 Civil Code contains substantially reformed provisions on property and ownership to make property truly become a commodity that can have its value maximized by different entities in different modes and on different scales.

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