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Official Gazette

Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Govt sets financial regimes for credit institutions Gov’t sets financial regimes for credit institutions
Credit institutions and foreign bank branches have autonomy in finance and must take responsibility for their business activities and fulfill their obligations and commitments as prescribed by law.
Twenty categories of goods services placed under state monopoly Twenty categories of goods, services placed under state monopoly
The State will hold monopoly over 20 categories of goods and services such as gold bar production, lottery ticket and postage stamp issuance.
Official Gazette issues Nos 1-2 May 2017 coming out on August 1 2017 Official Gazette issues Nos 1-2 May 2017, coming out on August 1, 2017
PM urges drastic measures for achievement of growth target PM urges drastic measures for achievement of growth target
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked ministers and heads of sectors to take measures to ensure their ministries and agencies reach this year's growth target.
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in the equitization of SOEs
According to a government report, during 2011-15, 508 SOEs were equitized. The speed of equitizing big SOEs has been recognized to increase significantly over the past five years. As of October 2016, there remained 718 companies in which the State held 100% of charter capital. For the period from 2016 to 2020, the Government has identified enterprises where the State holds 100% of capital and dominant shares, including those operating in key industries, important geographical areas, and security and defense fields, applying high technologies, requiring large-scale investment and creating socio-economic impetus that lack investment from other sources.
Decree No. 66/2017/ND-CP Decree No. 66/2017/ND-CP
Prescribing the conditions for doing business in camouflaged sound recording, video recording and positioning devices and software
Court precedents in Vietnam: a view from the building of the 2015 Civil Code Court precedents in Vietnam: a view from the building of the 2015 Civil Code
Vietnam’s legislative work has entered a new development period with a focus on recognizing, respecting, protecting and guaranteeing human rights and citizens’ rights and implementing the judicial reform strategy, especially upholding the role of people’s courts in safeguarding justice and exercising the judicial power.
Abandoning a newborn is illegal Abandoning a newborn is illegal
According to Vietnam’s Law on Child Protection, Care and Education, children, whether female or male, in or out of wedlock, biological or adopted, born to one party or both parties to a marriage, are all protected, cared for and educated, and enjoy rights provided by law.
Twenty-eight decrees to be issued revised in the coming time Twenty-eight decrees to be issued, revised in the coming time
A mass of legal documents on land, construction, housing, and investment and business will be issued or revised in the last months of this year or first quarter of next year as announced in the list attached to Prime Minister Decision 1078/QD-TTg of July 25.

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