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Official Gazette

Monday, September 16, 2019
Tags: constitutional history
National Assembly leader unveils tasks in 2018 National Assembly leader unveils tasks in 2018
January 6, 1946 marked an important event in the history of the country when the Vietnamese people cast for the first time their votes to directly select and elect talented and virtuous people to the National Assembly to shoulder the responsibility for national affairs.
Vietnamese National Assembly - 70 years of constitutional history Vietnamese National Assembly - 70 years of constitutional history
Throughout 70 years of its history, the National Assembly has passed five constitutions, each of which has marked the road of building and growth of the Vietnamese revolutionary state, institutionalizing the line of the Communist Party of Vietnam in each period of national development, serving as the foundation for completing the legal system and building a law-ruled socialist state of Vietnam of the people, by the people and for the people.
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.
New points of the 2015 Law on Organization of the Government New points of the 2015 Law on Organization of the Government
The newly passed Law on Organization of the Government is designed to promote democracy, rule of law, initiative, flexibility and creativeness in, and raise the effectiveness and efficiency of, the operation of the Government in administration work to serve the people.
2013 Constitution upholds nations duty to observe treaties 2013 Constitution upholds nation’s duty to observe treaties
Advancing seaward quickly, strongly and sustainably is the aspiration, goal and determination of every Vietnamese in the 21st century.
2013 Constitution advances childrens rights 2013 Constitution advances children’s rights
While adults have the right as well as obligation to work, minors, especially children, just have the right to work, and this right needs to be protected.
Development of fundamental rights and freedoms of citizens in the constitutional history of Vietnam Development of fundamental rights and freedoms of citizens in the constitutional history of Vietnam
The constitution is the supreme legal-political document of a country and concurrently the profound crystallization of humane, progressive and civilized values of a society, expressing the noble will and aspirations of the people which have been formed from the sacrifice and age-old desire of the nation.
Salient provisions of the new Constitution Salient provisions of the new Constitution
On November 28, 2013, the Vietnamese National Assembly passed the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (the Constitution), marking an important milestone in the country’s constitutional history. With 11 chapters and 120 articles (one chapter and 27 articles fewer than the 1992 Constitution), the new Constitution creates solid political and legal foundations for advancing the comprehen
Draft Constitution Revision: Adversary arguments throughout the trial process guaranteed Draft Constitution Revision: Adversary arguments throughout the trial process guaranteed
The National Assembly debated this month the draft revised 1992 Constitution, which is the outcome of the careful consideration and assimilation of over 26 million comments contributed by individuals and organizations at home and abroad. Vietnam Law & Legal Forum would like to introduce the new provisions concerning the court system in comparison with the draft revision first made public five months ago.
Constitutional ideology of Ho Chi Minh Constitutional ideology of Ho Chi Minh
With the failure of the patriotic movements launched by feudal scholars along the path of western democracy in the early 20th century, Vietnam then needed a new line in the struggle for national liberation from the French colonialists’ yoke, which had appeared to be in a dead-end tunnel.

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