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Official Gazette

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Tags: draft law
National Assembly Standing Committee opens 32nd session National Assembly Standing Committee opens 32nd session
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened its 32nd session in Hanoi on March 11, under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 8 chaired a government meeting which focused on building laws.
Ministry proposes revising the Investment and Enterprise Laws Ministry proposes revising the Investment and Enterprise Laws
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is working on a draft law revising the Law on Investment and Law on Enterprises, in a bid to further improve business and investment environment and raise the efficiency and effectiveness of state management activities.
Draft law proposes embedding chips in passports Draft law proposes embedding chips in passports
Vietnamese passports of all types would be embedded with electronic chips containing biometric information of holders, according to a draft Law on Immigration designed by the Ministry of Public Security.
Draft Securities Law proposes expanding foreign holding cap Draft Securities Law proposes expanding foreign holding cap
The Ministry of Finance has recently held a series of conferences to collect opinions from legal experts and stakeholders on the draft Securities Law, focusing on such issues as conditions for acquiring public company status and foreign holding cap in public companies, public offering and private placement of stocks and bonds, powers of the State Securities Commission, and organizational and operational model of Stock Exchanges.
Tax rates for petrol oil to rise from next year Tax rates for petrol, oil to rise from next year
Environmental protection tax rates for petrol and oil will increase from the beginning of 2019, according to a resolution on environmental protection tariff adopted at the 27th meeting of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that concluded on September 20 after nine working days.
Draft law grants more rights to taxpayers Draft law grants more rights to taxpayers
Taxpayers would be compensated for damage caused by tax administration agencies or their staff.
Lawmakers still anxious about taxing unexplained assets of officials Lawmakers still anxious about taxing unexplained assets of officials
Measures to handle the assets of potentially corrupt officials remained the focus of debates about the revised draft Law against Corruption at the 25th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee which took place in Hanoi from July 11-13.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks for greater focus on building institutions PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks for greater focus on building institutions
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries, sectors and relevant agencies to pay more attention to building institutions while chairing the Government’s regular meeting in Hanoi on July 3.
Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law Public criticisms are welcomed but must comply with law
The Binh Thuan province’s Public Security Department on June 18 decided to initiate criminal cases against acts of causing public disorder, destroying property and resisting on-duty persons occurring in Phan Ri Cua township of Tuy Phong district, Phan Ri Thanh commune of Bac Binh district, and Phan Thiet city.

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