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Official Gazette

Monday, June 26, 2017
Tags: amendments
National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session National Assembly to pass 13 laws at third session
The National Assembly of the 14th tenure is expected to pass 13 draft laws at its third session that opened on May 22 in Hanoi and scheduled to last until June 21, according to the session’s agenda.
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.
Revisions to Competition Law proposed Revisions to Competition Law proposed
The Ministry of Industry and Trade is gathering public comments on a draft law on amendments to the 2004 Competition Law.
Housing project transfer upon completion of ground clearance to be allowed Housing project transfer upon completion of ground clearance to be allowed
The Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association has proposed to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc some amendments to the 2013 Land Law.
A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system A more focus on intellectual property from the new Civil Code and intellectual property law system
Vietnam has so far had three Civil Codes of 1995, 2005 and 2015 since January 4, 1995, when the Vietnamese Government filed a formal request for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). Each of these Civil Codes presents an interestingly different point of view on intellectual property (IP) in relation to the national system of IP rights protection, as briefly depicted below.
NA Standing Committee debates anonymous denunciations NA Standing Committee debates anonymous denunciations
Presenting the revised draft Law on Denunciations at the eighth session of the National Assembly Standing Committee, which began on March 14, Government Chief Inspector Phan Van Sau said the 2011 Law on Denunciations needs amendments because of its shortcomings concerning jurisdiction, settlement of denunciations, and reaching conclusions in denunciation cases.
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.
Anonymous denunciations debated Anonymous denunciations debated
The 14th National Assembly Standing Committee convened its eighth session yesterday with debates focusing on amendments to the draft Law on Denunciations.
Government backs increase of farm-size limits Government backs increase of farm-size limits
The Government on March 7 issued the resolution of its February regular meeting, requesting cabinet members to regularly review and propose revision of laws hindering business activities, especially in agriculture.
Govt. set to further improve the business environment Govt. set to further improve the business environment
Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.

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