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Official Gazette

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Tags: multi-level marketing
Information technology and telecoms-related crimes under Vietnams Penal Code Information technology and telecoms-related crimes under Vietnam’s Penal Code
In order to have legal grounds to prevent and properly punish increasingly sophisticated crimes related to information technology and telecommunications (ITT) networks, which could cause very serious consequences to socio-economic activities, national defense and security, ITT-related criminal acts need to be prescribed in the Penal Code as well as specialized laws[1]. In the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) (the Code), these acts are grouped into nine crimes in Section 2 of Chapter XXI[2].
Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2018 released on January 23 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 121-124/2018, released on January 23, 2019
Government increases fines for multi-level marketing violations Government increases fines for multi-level marketing violations
The Government has recently issued Decree 141 revising a number of articles of the decrees on sanctioning of administrative violations in multi-level marketing.
Official Gazette issues Nos 63-65/2018 issued on September 07 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 63-65/2018, issued on September 07, 2018
Official Gazette issues Nos 28-30/2018 released on June 13 2018 Official Gazette issues Nos 28-30/2018, released on June 13, 2018
MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions MoIT slashes 675 business and investment conditions
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) on September 20 decided to remove 675 out of 1,216 business and investment conditions under its management during 2017-18.
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.
Ministry proposes tougher rules on sales promotion activities Ministry proposes tougher rules on sales promotion activities
Traders would not be allowed to end their sales promotion programs before the deadlines announced or approved by competent agencies, except cases of force majeure events, according to a draft decree recently prepared by the Ministry of Industry and Trade to revise Decree 37 issued in 2006.
Multi-level marketing to be managed more tightly Multi-level marketing to be managed more tightly
With a view to ensuring social security while facilitating lawful multi-level marketing activities, the Prime Minister recently released a directive requiring responsible ministries and agencies to enhance the state management of multi-level marketing activities.
Legal documents issued from October 31 thru November 6 Legal documents issued from October 31 thru November 6
From October 31 thru November 6, eight legal documents were issued.

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