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Official Gazette

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Tags: mapping
Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019 available on July 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 33-36/2019, available on July 23, 2019
Vietnams legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure Vietnam’s legal framework for building national geospatial data infrastructure
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in June last year, contains six articles (Articles 43 thru 48) defining national geospatial data infrastructure. Under the Law, the Government is assigned to prescribe in detail the building of NSDI. In implementation of this, the Government issued Decree 27 on March 13, devoting five articles to detail the aforesaid contents.
Official Gazette issues Nos 25-29/2019 coming out on June 26 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 25-29/2019, coming out on June 26, 2019
Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities Provisions of the Survey and Mapping Law applicable to foreign entities
The 2018 Survey and Mapping Law and Decree 27 issued on March 13, 2019, detailing a number of articles of the Law, contain specific provisions concerning foreign entities’ survey and mapping activities in Vietnam and use of survey and mapping information, data and products available in the country.
New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment New regulations open up the survey and mapping sector to foreign investment
The Law on Survey and Mapping, adopted in 2018 and effective from the beginning of this year, contains many important provisions relating to foreign entities that participate in survey and mapping activities in the territory of Vietnam.
Official Gazette issues Nos 01-02/2019 available on April 01 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 01-02/2019, available on April 01, 2019
New laws going into effect in January 2019 New laws going into effect in January 2019
These include the Law on Forestry, the Planning Law, the Law on Cyber Security, the Law on Fisheries, the Law on National Defense, among others.
National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts National spatial data infrastructure crucial to e-government building: experts
The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) of Vietnam plays an important role in building an e-government and reforming the administrative system toward better serving the people, transparency and democracy, experts agreed at a seminar held by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment’s Department of Survey, Mapping and Geographic Information on December 6 in Hanoi.
Official Gazette issues Nos 78-81/2018 coming out on October 8 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 78-81/2018, coming out on October 8, 2018
New Law on Topography and Cartography New Law on Topography and Cartography
The Law on Topography and Cartography, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, can be seen as a legal framework for the development of the topography and cartography sector in the country.

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