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Thursday, August 6, 2020
Tags: ethical qualities
Legal aid in Vietnams criminal justice Legal aid in Vietnam’s criminal justice
Under the 2017 Law on Legal Aid, legal aid is defined as the provision of pro-bono legal services to legal aid beneficiaries in legal aid cases or matters, contributing to guaranteeing citizens’ right of access to justice and equality before law. As compared to the 2006 Law on Legal Aid, this provision no longer mentions objectives of legal aid activities such as improving legal knowledge and sense of law observance and contributing to law dissemination and popularization and violation prevention and control. This aims at shifting focus on helping beneficiaries in legal proceedings, securing justice and more effectively protecting their lawful rights and interests.
Adoption of foreign children by Vietnamese Adoption of foreign children by Vietnamese
As per the Vietnamese law on child adoption, a child’s blood aunt may adopt him/her while his/her grandparent may not (Article 13.6 of the 2010 Law on Child Adoption.
The core value of the judiciary is to deliver justice for all The core value of the judiciary is to deliver justice for all
Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh last month attended an international conference entitled “Judicial Excellence in Response to Today’s Challenges” in Bangkok, Thailand. Vietnam Law and Legal Forum would like to publish his speech delivered at this event, which highlights the recent endeavors of Vietnam’s court system to deliver court excellence as well as future policies for reform.
Draft sets more criteria on law obedience ethics for attorneys Draft sets more criteria on law obedience, ethics for attorneys
The Ministry of Justice is preparing a draft decree which sets out additional criteria on ethical qualities and law observance that lawyers must satisfy in order to practice law.
Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises Legal requirements for information disclosure and transparency in management of state-owned enterprises
SOEs are holding key industries and sectors of the economy, such as construction, transport, oil and gas, communication, telecommunications, and production of industrial and consumable goods. As of October 2016, there were in total 718 enterprises in which the State holds 100% of the charter capital. SOEs hold not only key industries and sectors but also large resources.
How to adopt a stepchild How to adopt a stepchild
According to the Vietnamese law, both the adopting person and the to-be-adopted child must satisfy the requirements on adoption.
Judicial support activities in Vietnam: reality and prospect Judicial support activities in Vietnam: reality and prospect
Vietnam’s judicial reform strategy through 2020 affirms the important role of judicial support in ensuring the effectiveness of judicial activities (investigation, prosecution, adjudication and judgment enforcement). This article analyzes some theoretical and practical issues on judicial support and proposes measures to improve the effectiveness of judicial support in the context of exercising judicial powers.
How to adopt a Vietnamese child How to adopt a Vietnamese child
According to the Vietnamese law, overseas Vietnamese being the natural aunt of a child permanently residing in Vietnam may adopt that child in accordance with the regulations on inter-country adoption of specific children.
Party Resolution on entrepreneurs Party Resolution on entrepreneurs
The Communist Party of Vietnam has recently issued Resolution No. 09-NQ/TW, on Vietnamese entrepreneurs. The Resolution affirms that Vietnamese entrepreneurs have constantly grown and actively contributed to the implementation of socio-economic development strategies, the creation of jobs for laborers, the settlement of social security matters as well as hunger elimination and poverty reduction.
RESOLUTION No. 30c/NQ-CP OF NOVEMBER 8 2011: Promulgating the Master Program on State Administration Reform in the 2011-2020 period RESOLUTION No. 30c/NQ-CP OF NOVEMBER 8, 2011: Promulgating the Master Program on State Administration Reform in the 2011-2020 period

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