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Official Gazette

Monday, May 10, 2021
Tags: draft
NA Judicial Committee asked to promote core role in NA operations NA Judicial Committee asked to promote core role in NA operations
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has requested that the NA Committee for Judicial Affairs continue promoting its core role in the legislature’s activities, while chairing a working session with standing members of the committee on April 19.
New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations
The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations (the revised Law), passed by the 14th National Assembly at its 10th session and set to take effect in 2022, requires careful preparations as it directly relates to the people’s life. Deputy Minister of Justice Dang Hoang Oanh has recently granted the Online Newspaper of the Government an interview on new points and urgency of the promulgation and implementation of the Law in the coming time.
Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed Domestic and overseas sellers on e-commerce platforms to be taxed
The Ministry of Finance is working on two draft legal documents on tax administration, aiming to close current loopholes in the tax systems, especially those related to collection of tax on e-commerce and digital platform-based trading activities.
Stiff fines proposed to prevent personal data leakage Stiff fines proposed to prevent personal data leakage
Personal data processors that violate regulations on personal data would be subject to a maximum fine of VND 80-100 million (USD 3,400-4,300), according to the second draft of a decree on protection of personal data formulated by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
Vietnams position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction Vietnam’s position in negotiating an instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction
Nguyen Hong Thao and Le Thi Anh Dao The establishment of a legally binding instrument on biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction and Vietnam’s need for participation The access to, use and benefit sharing of biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ) have not been comprehensively governed by existing international law, whilst marine genetic resources are becoming the subject of competition due to substantial economic benefits those resources provide. Cognizant of growing threats to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ), the General Assembly of the United Nations has issued a resolution to establish an Ad Hoc Open-ended Informal Working Group to study BBNJ issues since 2004, followed by the convening of the Intergovernmental Conference with four sessions held between 2018 and 2020 to elaborate the text of the BBNJ instrument .
Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions
The 11th sitting, the last meeting of the 14th National Assembly (NA), will devote much time to deciding on 25 leadership positions of the State, according to the agenda of the session which opened on March 24 and is expected to last until April 8.
Criteria for classification of SOEs to be specified Criteria for classification of SOEs to be specified
During 2021-25, state-invested enterprises undergoing ownership transformation, reorganization or state capital withdrawal would be classified into three categories based on operating sectors; scope and characteristics of operation; and areas of operation.
Vuong Dinh Hue elected as Chairman of NA National Election Council Vuong Dinh Hue elected as Chairman of NA, National Election Council
Vuong Dinh Hue, Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee, was elected as Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) and the National Election Council (NEC) at the 11th sitting of the 14th legislature on March 31 morning.
Three important reports delivered on first working day of NAs 11th session Three important reports delivered on first working day of NA’s 11th session
Law-makers listened to three important reports and gave comments on the draft amended Law on Drug Prevention and Control on the first working day of the 14th National Assembly’s 11th session in Hanoi on March 24.
NA Standing Committees 54th session opens NA Standing Committee’s 54th session opens
The 54th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on March 15.