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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session
After three weeks of sitting, the 14th National Assembly completed its working agenda of the fifth session, voting to pass seven laws to continue the institutionalization of the 2013 Constitution, improve the legal system on economic development, human rights, and basic rights and obligations of citizens, and ensure national defense and security.
National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight laws expected to be passed during the event that will last for 20 working days to mid-June.
Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight draft laws and one draft resolution expected to be passed during the event which will last for 20 working days.
Lawmakers prepare for NAs fifth meeting Lawmakers prepare for NA’s fifth meeting
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open on May 21 and last 19 working days, making it the shortest session in the last decade, said NA General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc at the 23rd meeting of the NA’s Standing Committee that took place in Hanoi from April 10-17.
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.
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.
Lawmakers cast votes of confidence for key positions Lawmakers cast votes of confidence for key positions
During the National Assembly (NA)’s fifth session, lawmakers cast votes of confidence for 47 positions elected or approved by the NA or People’s Councils.
Revising the Bidding Law Revising the Bidding Law
The Bidding Law was enacted in 2005 and once amended under the 2009 Law Amending a Number of Articles of Laws Concerning Capital Construction Investment. The Law, together with its 2009 amendments and sub-law provisions, have laid a relatively complete legal foundation for management of bidding and public procurement activities nationwide. However, over the past years, several difficulties have been encountered in the implementation of the Bidding Law.
National Assembly debates Constitution revision National Assembly debates Constitution revision
The XIIIth National Assembly (NA) opened its fifth session on May 20 in Hanoi with an agenda focusing on series of important tasks such as revision of the Constitution, cast of votes of confidence for positions elected or approved by the NA or People’s Councils, and seeking of solutions to overcome economic difficulties.
Standing Committee prepares for NAs May session Standing Committee prepares for NA’s May session
The 17th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened on April 9 in Hanoi to prepare for the XIIIth NA’s fifth session.

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