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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tags: stateless persons
Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam Permanent residence of stateless persons in Vietnam
I’m a stateless person currently renting a house in Vietnam for temporary residence. Am I entitled to register for permanent residence in the and if I am, what are conditions and procedures for my permanent residence registration?
More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims More assistance proposed for human trafficking victims
Human trafficking victims who stay in social relief establishments would receive emergency protection as well as essential needs, medical support, psychological counseling and travel expenses.
Anti-money laundering regulations to be revised Anti-money laundering regulations to be revised
Payment intermediary service providers would have to apply measures to prevent and combat money laundering as financial institutions do. Such is provided in a draft decree prepared by the State Bank of Vietnam to revise several articles of Decree 116 of 2013.
Territorial effect of the new Penal Code: from the perspective of international law Territorial effect of the new Penal Code: from the perspective of international law
Vietnam’s provisions on territorial effect of the Penal Code have evolved to more align with the international law in general and international criminal law in particular. However, the Code still has no provision that a treaty to which Vietnam is a contracting party prevails if its provisions are different from those of a domestic law on the same field.
The 2015 Civil Code: A more humane and feasible legal foundation for civil relations The 2015 Civil Code: A more humane and feasible legal foundation for civil relations
The 2015 Civil Code lays a stable and consistent legal foundation to regulate civil relations, minimizing the administrationalization and criminalization of, as well as intervention by public authorities into, civil relations.
Ten laws come into force from January 1 2016 Ten laws come into force from January 1, 2016
These include the Law on Social Insurance, the Law on Citizen Identification, the Law on Civil Status, and the Law on Military Service, etc.
New Law on Civil Status New Law on Civil Status
Taking effect January 1 next year, the new Law on Civil Status (the Law) will guarantee harmony among the legal frameworks on civil status, family records and citizen identity.
NA Standing Committee discusses unilateral visa exemption for foreigners NA Standing Committee discusses unilateral visa exemption for foreigners
Intersection of some crimes against national security Intersection of some crimes against national security
After nearly 15 years of implementation, provisions of the Penal Code (the Code) on crimes infringing upon national security have revealed some limitations, including overlapping between the elements of these crimes and lack of detailed guidance, leading to inconsistent and inadequate views and perceptions and causing great difficulties to the investigation into and combat of these crimes. Below is our look into the intersection between components of these crimes together with some proposals to eliminate this overlapping in the criminal law.
Human rights and civic rights: proposals for constitutional revision Human rights and civic rights: proposals for constitutional revision
The 1992 Constitution marks a new development in the content and form of provisions on citizens’ fundamental rights and obligations in light of the renewal line of the Party and State. Like the 1980 Constitution, these rights and obligations are enshrined in Chapter V of the 1992 Constitution, following the chapters on the political regime and economic system.

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