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Saturday, November 23, 2019
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Official Gazette issues Nos 112-115/2018 published on January 11 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 112-115/2018, published on January 11, 2019
Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code Personal liability and corporate liability under new Penal Code
On June 20, 2017, the National Assembly passed the revised Penal Code. It became effective on January 1, 2018. Several significant changes have occurred. Several acts, previously criminal, are no longer punishable. On the other hand, several previously innocent acts have been criminalized. One very large change is that an enterprise-not just an individual-may now be guilty of a crime1.
Cho Ro veneration of Goddess of Rice Cho Ro veneration of Goddess of Rice
Sa Yang Va is the name of the ceremony dedicated to the Goddess of Rice, the biggest festival of the Cho Ro ethnic group living mostly in Dong Nai southern province with a population of nearly 27,000.
Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups Spring festivals of ethnic minority groups
Spring is considered the season of festivals for ethnic minority people. Each ethnic group has its own festivals characterizing its customs, beliefs and farming practice. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum introduces some typical spring festivals across the country.
Government cracks down on wildlife smuggling rings Government cracks down on wildlife smuggling rings
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has recently requested the Ministry of Public Security to strengthen the fight against the international illegal transportation of wild animals and wildlife products.
Government steps up fight against wild animal trading Government steps up fight against wild animal trading
The Prime Minister has recently issued a directive on urgent measures to prevent and combat infringements of wildlife protection.
Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code Ten progressive developments in the new Criminal Procedure Code
Three Criminal Procedure Codes were promulgated in Vietnam in 1988, 2003 and 2015. The latest Criminal Procedure Code was designed to meet the judicial reform requirements set forth in the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee’s Resolution No. 49-NQ/TW dated June 2, 2005. Compared to the 2003 version, the Code contains 176 new articles and 317 amended articles, retains 17 articles and abolishes 26 articles. Significantly, it introduces many new contents of a modern criminal justice which Vietnam is striving to build.
Farming ceremonies of the Tho Farming ceremonies of the Tho
Living on rice cultivation in mountainous areas of Thanh Hoa and Nghe An central provinces, the Tho have various ceremonies dedicated to rice - the plant playing a special role in the spiritual life of the group.
Penal liability of legal entities under revised Penal Code: an initial analysis Penal liability of legal entities under revised Penal Code: an initial analysis
The revised Penal Code (the 2015 Code) was just passed by the National Assembly at its year-end session and will take effect on July 1 next year. New provisions on the penal liability of legal entities make up the most important change in the Code since its initial promulgation in 1985.
Customs of the Brau Customs of the Brau
The Brau is one of the smallest ethnic groups living in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum with a population of some 400.

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