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Official Gazette

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Tags: Law on Land
Property rules for condotels needed Property rules for condotels needed
The Ministry of Construction has proposed the Government to assign the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to study amendments to the land law, especially regulations on classification and mechanism for use of mixed land areas and grant of certificates of land use rights and ownership of houses and other land-attached assets for condotels.
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.
Govt set to relax farmland ceiling Gov’t set to relax farmland ceiling
The Government is considering relaxing limits on individual farmland holdings, a move largely welcomed by experts despite misgivings about some negative social impacts.
Vietnam to renew growth model for higher productivity and competitiveness Vietnam to renew growth model for higher productivity and competitiveness
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong signed Resolution No 05-NQ/TW during the fourth plenum of the XIIth Party Central Committee, which reaffirms the country’s resolve to pursue fast and sustainable comprehensive development in economic, social and environmental aspects.
Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors
The Government Office, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) last month jointly held a seminar in Hanoi to discuss a draft law revising a dozen of laws on business and investment.
Peoples interests are the root of the law: senior lawmaker People’s interests are the root of the law: senior lawmaker
As the XIIIth National Assembly’s term is drawing to an end, Vietnam Law and Legal Forum talks with Associate Professor-Doctor Le Minh Thong, National Assembly deputy and Vice Chairman of the National Assembly’s Law Committee, about legislative work in the past five years.
The Housing Law The Housing Law
Taking effect on July 1 this year, the 183-article Housing Law (the Law) creates a transparent legal framework to meet the changing needs of the real estate market.
New tax housing charge to fund infrastructure New tax, housing charge to fund infrastructure
The Vietnam Federation of Civil Engineering Associations has recently proposed property tax and development charge to be imposed on private houses in order to accumulate capital for infrastructure improvement.
Land price under the new Land Law Land price under the new Land Law
The new Land Law (the 2013 Land Law) provides land price in Section 2 of Chapter VIII, from Articles 112 to 116. Under the Law, the State decides on land prices through the prescription of land price frames and tables, and decides on specific land prices.
Taking security over future property in Vietnam Taking security over future property in Vietnam
Taking security over future property as part of a security package granted to financial creditors is a common feature of financings in Vietnam. Mortgage is the appropriate type of security over future property because of the absence of the requirement of delivery of the possession of the secured asset to the creditor. Although, the concept of future property seems to cover only tangible assets and is not suitable for intangibles, the law addresses various aspects of this form of security and thus eases the attachment, perfection and enforcement process. A mortgage over a future building is governed also by the land legislation.

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