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Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Tags: 2008 Law on Vietnamese Nationality
Conditions for naturalization in Vietnam Conditions for naturalization in Vietnam
This Article provides conditions for foreigners who are children of Vietnamese citizens to be naturalized in Vietnam, as well as procedures for filing and processing of dossiers of application for Vietnamese citizenship.
Legislation on house ownership by foreigners: inadequacies and recommendations for improvement Legislation on house ownership by foreigners: inadequacies and recommendations for improvement
The 2014 Housing Law has new provisions for foreigners to own homes in Vietnam, making a breakthrough in attracting foreigners to work and live in the country. However, the applied term of house ownership for foreigners produces some negative effects that the law fails to anticipate. This article points out inadequacies in the regime of Vietnam-based house ownership by foreigners and gives recommendations for improvement.
Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements
This article analyzes new provisions on the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to hear civil cases and matters involving foreign elements under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code regarding general jurisdiction, exclusive jurisdiction and cases in which the jurisdiction remains unchanged.
Birth registration for children of inter-country families Birth registration for children of inter-country families
a child either of whose parents is a Vietnamese citizen at the time of his/her birth and the other is a foreign national has the Vietnamese nationality if so agreed in writing by his/her parents.
Decree No. 97/2014/ND-CP of October 17 2014 Decree No. 97/2014/ND-CP of October 17, 2014
Revising a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 78/2009/ND-CP of September 22, 2009, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Vietnamese Nationality

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