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Official Gazette

Monday, May 20, 2019
Tags: Planning Law
Official Gazette issues Nos 136-140/2018 coming out on March 20 2019 Official Gazette issues Nos 136-140/2018, coming out on March 20, 2019
Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation Prime Minister chairs government meeting on legislation
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 8 chaired a government meeting which focused on building laws.
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.
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
Government makes strides in reducing business conditions Government makes strides in reducing business conditions
The first half of 2018 saw great efforts of the Vietnamese Government in realizing its commitments to building market economy institutions in the country, especially removing legal hurdles for businesses. There have emerged some positive, significant “institutional reform” trends which are highlighted below.
National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session National Assembly passes seven laws during fifth session
After three weeks of sitting, the 14th National Assembly completed its working agenda of the fifth session, voting to pass seven laws to continue the institutionalization of the 2013 Constitution, improve the legal system on economic development, human rights, and basic rights and obligations of citizens, and ensure national defense and security.
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.
Planning Law Planning Law
The Planning Law, which was passed in last November, marks an institutional transformation aimed at synchronizing and unifying the current planning regulations.
National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session National Assembly to pass eight laws at fifth session
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on May 21, with eight laws expected to be passed during the event that will last for 20 working days to mid-June.

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