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Saturday, August 8, 2020
Tags: public employee
Inter-country marriage registration Inter-country marriage registration
Article 37 of the 2014 Law on Civil Status prescribes that from January 1, 2016, the registration of marriages between Vietnamese citizens and foreigners falls within the competence of district-level People’s Committees of localities where Vietnamese citizens reside.
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.
Ongoing reform of the civil service in Vietnam Ongoing reform of the civil service in Vietnam
The country’s transition of the civil service from a career-based to a working position-based model is a revolutionary reform facing numerous challenges. In this transition, improving the quality of cadres and civil servants so that they have all the qualities and capabilities required by an advanced, professional and modern civil service is an extremely important task.
Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code
This article analyzes new provisions in the 2015 Penal Code concerning position-related crimes, which are expected to give more teeth to the fight against corruption in the country.
Institutions on civil servants in Vietnam Institutions on civil servants in Vietnam
The concept of cong chuc or civil servant in Vietnam is very complicated due to continuous changes of its term and connotation through different periods.
Law on Denunciations Law on Denunciations
The Law on Denunciations (the Law) was passed last November together with the Law on Complaints. These laws will take effect in July and replace the 1998 Law on Complaints and Denunciations (amended twice in 2004 and 2005).
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
Working hour change may curb traffic congestion Working hour change may curb traffic congestion
Hanoi has completed a new plan to change school and office working hours in an effort to tackle the city’s traffic congestion which has recently grown into a major headache for the local administration and city dwellers.
Position-related crimes in French-ruled Vietnams criminal law Position-related crimes in French-ruled Vietnam's criminal law
During the French domination, Vietnamese law makers attached great importance to prescribing the position-related crimes in the then criminal laws. They devoted a whole chapter, Chapter XIII, on crimes committed by officials and public employees, of “Hoang Viet Hinh Luat” (the Penal Code of the Vietnamese Emperor).
National Assembly passes new laws National Assembly passes new laws
At its year-end session starting on October 20, the National Assembly passed new laws on public employees; environmental protection tax; protection of consumer interests; and administrative procedures. It approved amendments to the laws on inspection; minerals; insurance business; securities; and election of National Assembly deputies and People’s Council deputies.

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