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Monday, September 23, 2019
Tags: ultra vires
Residential land use rights for foreigners in Vietnam Residential land use rights for foreigners in Vietnam
Under the 2013 Land Law, all land areas used by households and individuals for the residential purpose are regarded as land for stable and long-term use and subject to no given use term. Therefore, individuals or households that are named in land use rights certificates have full discretion to use and dispose of their residential land areas without any temporal limitations.
Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report Thousands of unlawful documents issued last year: Justice Ministry report
Thousands of legal documents issued last year in the country were detected to be unlawful in one aspect or another, according to a recent report of the Ministry of Justice.
Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam: law and practice Recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Vietnam: law and practice
Settlement of commercial disputes through arbitration is an international practice that is applied by many countries worldwide thanks to its flexibility and efficiency. The recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards help enforce arbitral awards and avoid double trial of the same case.
Justice sector seeks to improve legislation Justice sector seeks to improve legislation
At the arrival of New Year 2018, Deputy Minister of Justice Phan Chi Hieu grants an interview to Vietnam Law and Legal Forum on the Government’s legislative work and the Ministry’s key tasks in 2018.
Government okays compensation for land users without red book Government okays compensation for land users without “red book”
From March 3, land users who have paid land use levy for land allocated ultra vires before October 15, 1993, may receive full compensation when the State recovers such land.
The idea of judicial integrity in Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le The idea of judicial integrity in Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le
Quoc Trieu Kham Tung Dieu Le, promulgated by King Le Hien Tong in 1777, is an original legislative achievement of the late Le dynasty. Its originality, as assessed by researchers, consists in its appearance as a separate procedural code in the then circumstances of Dai Viet (Great Vietnam) and the feudal Orient. The Code’s uniqueness also lies in its judicial ideology, including judicial integrity - a category which should have been guaranteed only in a law-ruled system.
Notarization of house purchase contracts in Vietnam Notarization of house purchase contracts in Vietnam
A person wishing to have his house purchase contract notarized must submit a notarization request dossier to a notarial practice organization, which can be either a notary bureau established under a decision of the provincial-level People’s Committee or a notary office established by notaries and operating as a private business.
Glossary of Marriage and Family Terms Glossary of Marriage and Family Terms
Ministry reports delays in issuing implementing regulations Ministry reports delays in issuing implementing regulations
Delays in the issuance of implementing regulations remain a challenge for lawmakers this year as no signs of documents to implement new laws effective early this year can be seen.
Land use levy exemption reduction for households in difficulty-hit localities Land use levy exemption, reduction for households in difficulty-hit localities
Under Decision No. 11/2015/QD-TTg, eligible for exemption or reduction are land areas leased or allocated by the State to agencies, organizations and units for management or use.

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