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Saturday, August 24, 2019
Tags: Law on National Defense
Law amending 37 planning-related laws Law amending 37 planning-related laws
The Law amending 37 laws related to the Planning Law (the Law) was passed at the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly in November last year.
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.
Law on National Defense Law on National Defense
The Law on National Defense was passed in June this year to institutionalize new guidelines and viewpoints of the Party and the 2013 Constitution on national defense and building of armed forces of Vietnam.
Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Asia-Pacific moving towards ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The new Treaty on Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons opened for signature on September 20, 2017, and will enter into force in 90 days after getting 50 instruments of ratification. After one year, 19 ratification instruments were deposited, near one third of them from Asia-Pacific countries (including Thailand, Palau, Vietnam, New Zealand, Cook Island and Samoa). This fact shows that Asia-Pacific is in the forward position to totally eliminate nuclear weapons in the world for the peace, security and human being. How to move forward the process of ratification of the TPNW? It’s is a big question before the International Committee of the Red Cross, other organizations and civil society to build a strategy to assist governments in achieving the final goal.
Presidents order on promulgation of seven laws President’s order on promulgation of seven laws
The Office of the President held a press conference on June 28 to announce President Tran Dai Quang’s order on the promulgation of seven new laws, including the new cybersecurity law and six other revised laws on national defense, denunciation, competition, planning, mapping, and physical education and sports.
Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi Fifth session of 14th National Assembly opens in Hanoi
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight draft laws and one draft resolution expected to be passed during the event which will last for 20 working days.
National Assembly Standing Committees 20th session opens National Assembly Standing Committee’s 20th session opens
The National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 20th session in Hanoi on January 10, which is scheduled to deal with a range of matters within one and a half days.
NA to pass Planning Law at year-end session NA to pass Planning Law at year-end session
At the National Assembly’s fourth session, slated to last 26 days from October 23 to November 24, legislators are expected to pass six draft laws and a dozen of draft resolutions and debate nine draft laws.
Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader
The National Assembly Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs should reach agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the sole focal point in public debt management, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 13th session of the NA Standing Committee that closed on August 18.
Numerous issues discussed at 13th session of NA Standing Committee Numerous issues discussed at 13th session of NA Standing Committee
Numerous issues will be discussed at the 13th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee that opened in Hanoi on August 10.

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