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Official Gazette

Saturday, July 11, 2020
Law on Libraries Law on Libraries
From July 1 this year, the Law on Libraries (the Law) will supersede the 2000 Ordinance on Libraries (the Ordinance). Consisting of six chapters with 52 articles, the Law provides the establishment and operation of libraries and state management of libraries. It also defines the rights, obligations and responsibilities of agencies, organizations and individuals in library activities.
Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
The Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases has created a legal basis for control of the transmission of dangerous diseases across borders as well as mutual assistance in fighting epidemics between Vietnam and other countries in the region and the world.
The Education Law The Education Law
Passed this June and effective from July next year, the Education Law provides a legal framework for improving the national education system to be open associated with building a learning society.
Law on Public Investment Law on Public Investment
Consisting of six chapters with 101 articles, the 2019 Law on Public Investment provides the state management of public investment and the management and use of public investment funds. It also defines the rights, obligations and responsibilities of agencies, units, organizations and individuals involved in public investment activities.
Law on Architecture Law on Architecture
The Law on Architecture, which is the first of its kind in Vietnam, was passed in June. Earlier, regulations on architecture are provided in different legal documents.
Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse
Coming into force from January next year, the Law on Prevention and Control of Harms of Liquor and Beer Abuse (the Law) prescribes various measures geared toward reducing liquor and beer consumption level as well as harms of liquor and beer abuse. It also specifies measures to manage liquor and beer supply.
Anti-Corruption Law Anti-Corruption Law
The National Assembly promulgated the Anti-Corruption Law last November, extending the fight against corruption in the non-state sector. The Law supersedes its predecessor enacted in 2005 with revisions made in 2007 and 2012 (the 2005 Law).
Law on Special Amnesty Law on Special Amnesty
The Law on Special Amnesty was passed in last November to institutionalize the 2013 Constitution regarding the leniency and humanitarian policy for persons sentenced to imprisonment.
Law on Animal Husbandry Law on Animal Husbandry
Adopted in last November and effective from the beginning of next year, the Law on Animal Husbandry provides a legal framework on domestic animal breeds, animal feed, animal husbandry conditions, humane treatment of domestic animals, and product processing and markets. The Law also prescribes the rights and obligations of organizations and individuals involved in animal husbandry activities and state management of animal husbandry.
Law on Crop Production Law on Crop Production
From January 1 next year, the Law on Crop Production  will take effect, superseding the 2004 Ordinance on Plant Varieties.