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Monday, August 8, 2022
Tags: Constitution
Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vu Chien Thang spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the draft of a separate decree on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of belief and religion, which aims to encourage organizations and individuals to respect the law and the limits when performing religious and belief activities.
Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead
It can be said that Vietnam’s legal provisions on protection of personal data are rooted in the right to privacy - a fundamental human right. There is a general principle enshrined in all provisions on personal data protection in Vietnam’s legal documents: personal data is protected and other subjects may use personal data only if data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law; violators are subject to administrative and criminal penalties, and data subjects suffering from personal data intrusion are entitled to damages.
Realizing freedom of association under Vietnams legislation Realizing freedom of association under Vietnam’s legislation
The 2019 Labor Code, effective as of January 1, 2021, lays a foundation for development and implementation of the country’s industrial relations system, which is more consistent with the principles of the market economy and serves the country’s integration and strong development. The Code touches upon key principles for freedom of association and independent workers’ representative organizations, but there is an increasing concern that would not suffice, especially, in the context of Vietnam. This article examines key challenges to freedom of association in the country and explore future perspectives of the right to association.
UNCLOS significant to intl peace security: experts UNCLOS significant to int’l peace, security: experts
Experts in a recent TV talk show underscored the significance of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and Vietnam’s engagement in this deal.
Lawmakers adopt several laws resolutions on June 14 Lawmakers adopt several laws, resolutions on June 14
With 454 votes in favor, or 91.16 percent, legislators on June 14 adopted the Mobile Police Law as part of their ongoing third session.
Legislature to cast votes on mobile police law Legislature to cast votes on mobile police law
The National Assembly plans to vote on the Law on Mobile Police and the Resolution on the establishment of the NA's specialized oversight delegation in 2023 at its ongoing third session on June 14.
Revision of Petroleum Law aims to create smoother legal corridor: Minister Revision of Petroleum Law aims to create smoother legal corridor: Minister
The revision of the Petroleum Law is crucial to creating a smooth legal corridor for investors and increasing the attractiveness of the investment environment in the field of oil and gas, said Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien while delivering a proposal on the draft amended Petroleum Law at the 15th National Assembly’s ongoing third session on June 3.
Revised Law on intellectual property discussed at National Assembly Revised Law on intellectual property discussed at National Assembly
The National Assembly on May 31 confirmed the necessity of completing legal provisions on the dissemination and use of the National Flag, the National Emblem and the National Anthem to meet the requirements and ensure the sanctity of the national symbols.
Penal liability of legal persons for polluting acts under Vietnams penal code Penal liability of legal persons for polluting acts under Vietnam’s penal code
Environmental pollution has not only caused damage to property and human health and life but also exerted great adverse impacts on the national economy. Criminal laws of Vietnam contain provisions on handling on legal persons’ acts of polluting the environment, covering the examination of their penal liability.
UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes UNCLOS provides an effective mechanism for peaceful resolution of maritime disputes
On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Prof. Carl Thayer, University of New South Wales, Australia, in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, gave some opinions about the significance of the Convention and the way forward.

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