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Monday, April 23, 2018
Tags: household registration books
No more household registration books: a move to reduce administrative burden No more household registration books: a move to reduce administrative burden
The household registration book or so ho khau in Vietnamese will soon become a relic of the past as the Government has resolved to simplify administrative procedures related to residence management.
Decree No. 24/2013/ND-CP: Inter-country marriage of border inhabitants free from registration fee Decree No. 24/2013/ND-CP: Inter-country marriage of border inhabitants free from registration fee
Group of military offences in ancient laws of Vietnam Group of military offences in ancient laws of Vietnam
The ancient codes of Vietnam, including Hong Duc Code of the 15th century and Gia Long Code of the 19th century, devoted many articles to the provisions on army organization and military offenses.
New regulations in effect New regulations in effect
Vietnams feudal law on residence Vietnam’s feudal law on residence
Residence and management of residence have constituted a matter of primary concern for many states. For the Vietnamese feudal state, residence management aimed at firmly grasping the population, including civil status, household registration and particularly the number of “dinh” (young men) in order to satisfy the requirements on poll taxes, military conscription, penal servitude and enhancement of defense potentials, as well as maintaining social order and safety and creating conditions for people of all strata to live and earn their living.
New decree facilitates foreigners in marriage and child adoption New decree facilitates foreigners in marriage and child adoption
The new decree, which amends and supplements Decree No. 68/2002/ND-CP of July 10, 2002, detailing the implementation of the Law on Marriage and Family concerning marriage and family relations involving foreign elements, seeks to simplify administrative formalities by offering clearer and more detailed provisions on paperwork and procedures for marriage and child adoption involving foreign elements.
Lawmakers on draft laws Lawmakers on draft laws
At its 9th session, the XIth NA discussed and commented on 13 bills. Following are some remarkable opinions of NA deputies on these bills.

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