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Monday, May 20, 2019
Tags: the Law of Laws
MOJ proposes two options for amending the Law of Laws MOJ proposes two options for amending the Law of Laws
The Ministry of Justice has recently put forward two options on revision of the 2015 Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents, focusing on enhancing the responsibility of drafting agencies for the quality of their law-making work.
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.
Drawbacks in lawmaking work under scrutiny Drawbacks in lawmaking work under scrutiny
The quality of draft laws, ordinances and resolutions is basically ensured, according to a Ministry of Justice’s report sent to lawmakers at the 22nd session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee that took place on March 19-20.
Cabinets year-end meeting focuses on institution building Cabinet’s year-end meeting focuses on institution building
Cabinet members focused discussions on the building of institutions during a regular meeting in Hanoi on December 29, also the last sitting of the Government in 2017.
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.
Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives Corruption in land-related projects and ways to address it from socially structured perspectives
Much analysis of anti-corruption reforms emphasizes the importance of improving transparency, public participation and accountability. What is often absent from this analysis is an acknowledgment that corruption is socially constructed; state and non-state actors frequently have different understandings about what constitutes corrupt behavior.
The 2015 Civil Code: A more humane and feasible legal foundation for civil relations The 2015 Civil Code: A more humane and feasible legal foundation for civil relations
The 2015 Civil Code lays a stable and consistent legal foundation to regulate civil relations, minimizing the administrationalization and criminalization of, as well as intervention by public authorities into, civil relations.
Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors
The Government Office, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) last month jointly held a seminar in Hanoi to discuss a draft law revising a dozen of laws on business and investment.
First session of 14th National Assembly concludes First session of 14th National Assembly concludes
Newly elected deputies have shown their activeness in reviewing and making decisions on important issues of the country, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on July 29 in her closing remarks of the first session of the 14th Legislature.
New decree clarifies the policy making process New decree clarifies the policy making process
The Government on May 14 issued a massive decree detailing the 2015 Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents, which will go into effect July 1. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum talks with Nguyen Hong Tuyen, Director of the Ministry of Justice’s Department of General Affairs on Legislative Development, about the decree's notable contents.

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