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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Tags: foreign children
Adoption of foreign children by Vietnamese Adoption of foreign children by Vietnamese
As per the Vietnamese law on child adoption, a child’s blood aunt may adopt him/her while his/her grandparent may not (Article 13.6 of the 2010 Law on Child Adoption.
Top ten regulations of 2016 Top ten regulations of 2016
These include the Law on Children, the Law on Access to Information, the Law on Belief and Religion, National Assembly Resolution No. 35/2016/QH14, Government Decree No. 07/2016/ND-CP, among others.
New law enhances childrens participation in their affairs New law enhances children’s participation in their affairs
With seven chapters and 106 articles, the Law on Children, which was passed in April, contains many new provisions, focusing on children’s rights and duties, children’s participation in their own matters, measures for child protection, alternative care and prohibited acts.
Government issues long-awaited decree on foreign-invested schools Government issues long-awaited decree on foreign-invested schools
On September 26, the Government issued Decree No. 73/2012/ND-CP (the Decree) bringing in long-awaited regulations on foreign cooperation and investment in the education sector.
Circular No. 21/2011/TT-BTP: Operations of foreign child adoption agencies detailed Circular No. 21/2011/TT-BTP: Operations of foreign child adoption agencies detailed
Foreign investment in education Foreign investment in education
A draft decree on cooperation and investment with foreign countries in the educational sector has been newly unveiled for public opinion.
Tackling the issue of dual citizenship Tackling the issue of dual citizenship
Over the past 10 years, the Law on Citizenship has served as a legal basis for establishing and certifying the bond between individuals and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, ensuring the exercise of rights and fulfillment of responsibilities of Vietnamese citizens, asserting the State’s duties towards citizens, and enhancing the attachment between the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and its citizens, both at home and abroad.
Marriage and family relations involving foreign elements in Vietnams current law Marriage and family relations involving foreign elements in Vietnam’s current law
For the first time in Vietnam, the 1986 Law on Marriage and Family contained institutions on marriage and family relations between Vietnamese citizens and foreigners.

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