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Monday, June 26, 2017
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Traditional villages of Viet peasants Traditional villages of Viet peasants
Lang (village) is a Viet ethnic group’s word referring to a traditional unit of settlement of Viet peasants in rural areas, with its own territory, infrastructure facilities, organizational structure, customs and practices, psychology, perceptions, characters and even dialect or accent which are relatively stable over the course of history.
Law on Custody and Temporary Detention Law on Custody and Temporary Detention
With 73 articles arranged in 11 chapters, the Law on Enforcement of Custody and Temporary Detention regulates the principles, order and procedures for enforcement of custody and temporary detention.
Existing inadequacies of Vietnams legislation on agricultural land Existing inadequacies of Vietnam’s legislation on agricultural land
Current agricultural production in Vietnam is characterized by slow growth rate and low productivity. Despite the fact that Vietnam is now the second largest rice exporter in the world, its farmers’ lives have not been much improved and, as a result, many of them quit farming, leading to an increasing trend of abandoning rice fields and agricultural land in recent years.
VN Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership VN, Japan issue joint statement on deepening partnership
Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Japan Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Shinzo Abe have reaffirmed their determination to foster the Vietnam - Japan relationship in a comprehensive and extensive manner in a joint statement on deepening the two countries’ extensive strategic partnership.
Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview Execution of administrative judgments in Vietnam: an overview
(Continued from VLLF issue No. 272) The 2015 Law on Administrative Procedure (the Law) provides for the first time the filing of requests for issuance of decisions to compel execution of administrative judgments, replacing previous provisions on urging of the execution. Accordingly, a person in favor of whom a judgment is to be executed (judgment creditor) is entitled to request, within one year from the expiration of the time limit for voluntary execution, the court that has conducted first-instance trial of the administrative case to issue a decision to compel the execution of the judgment by the person who is obliged to execute the judgment (judgment debtor) but fails to do so within that time limit.
Usufruct helps protect the disadvantaged in civil relations Usufruct helps protect the disadvantaged in civil relations
Usufruct is a right newly added to the 2015 Civil Code. Along with easement (servitude) and the right of superficies, usufruct is placed in the group of other rights over property. The connotation of usufruct defined in the Code is basically similar to that provided in other civil codes in the world. By legal nature, usufruct is a type of real rights over others’ property for a specified period.
Joint statement for enhancing Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership Joint statement for enhancing Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership
Vietnam and the US have issued a joint statement for enhancing the comprehensive partnership between the two countries, on the occasion of the official visit to the US by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc from May 29-31.
Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam Legal framework on anti-corruption responsibility of businesses in Vietnam
Over the past few years, enterprises have not only been the “victims” of corruption, power abuse and harassment caused by persons with higher positions and/or power, but also the “cause” of corruption. Many enterprises seek to give bribes to public cadres and civil servants in order to obtain certain business or profit making advantages.
Gender analysis a must for each law and policy proposal: foreign expert Gender analysis a must for each law and policy proposal: foreign expert
Vietnam Law and Legal Forum has an interview with Mr. Jacob Gammaelgaard, Director of the NLD Project, about the implementation of the revised Law on Promulgation of Legal Normative Documents, which created an important basis for improving the country’s lawmaking process.
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.

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