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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Tags: forest products
Corporate penal liability in Vietnam Corporate penal liability in Vietnam
The 2015 Penal Code marks a great progress in the country’s criminal justice by holding commercial legal entities liable for their criminal acts. Its novel provisions create a legal basis for the fight against criminal acts committed by commercial legal entities in recent years as well as for international cooperation on combating crime, especially transnational organized crime.
Forest related customary laws of the Ta Oi Forest related customary laws of the Ta Oi
The Ta Oi, a Mon-Khmer language ethnic group with a population of nearly 35,000 living mainly in the mountainous areas of the central provinces of Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Tri, has adopted many customary laws related to forests.
Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy Forestry Law to boost sustainable forest economy
Composed of 108 articles arranged in 12 chapters, the Law on Forestry (the Law), which was passed in November last year, regulates the management, protection, development and exploitation of forests, along with the processing and trade of forest products.
National Assembly adopts key national policies National Assembly adopts key national policies
The National Assembly passed six laws that would influence national development in different fields, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the closing meeting of the NA’s fourth session that concluded on November 24 after 26 working days.
Barriers for import export goods to be removed Barriers for import, export goods to be removed
Reducing the ratio of import goods subject to specialized inspection at the customs clearance stage and amending overlapping legal documents are among solutions to be proposed by the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Government to renew specialized inspection activities.
Premier okays target program on sustainable forest development Premier okays target program on sustainable forest development
By 2020, the nationwide forest coverage will increase to 42 percent, equivalent to 14.4 million hectares, according to the target program on sustainable forest development during 2016-20.
Customary law of the Thai Customary law of the Thai
Having evolved along with historical developments of the Thai, customary law has become an effective tool to regulate the society of this ethnic group.
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.
The San Chay The San Chay
The San Chay live in midland areas in the provinces of Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh, Cao Bang, Lang Son, Phu Tho and Vinh Phuc, ranking 14th in population among 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Circular No. 21/2016/TT-BNNPTNT Circular No. 21/2016/TT-BNNPTNT
Providing the harvest, extraction and salvage of forest products