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Official Gazette

Friday, January 27, 2023
Tags: Law on Cinematography
Four laws come into force from January 1 Four laws come into force from January 1
The Law on the Mobile Police Force, Law on Cinematography, Law on Insurance Business and Law Amending a Number of Articles of the Law on Intellectual Property are four laws that take effect from January 1.
Law on Cinematography Law on Cinematography
Adopted in June this year, the Law on Cinematography provides a legal mechanism to protect lawful interests as well as defines obligations of organizations and individuals engaged in cinematographic activities. It also creates a legal corridor for developing the film industry and the cinema market, promoting the proactivity of the participants in cinematographic activities, and raising the healthy competition in film business activities.
Crucial socio-economic development issues high on the agenda of NAs third session Crucial socio-economic development issues high on the agenda of NA’s third session
After 19 sitting days, the third session of the 15th National Assembly has finished a great workload with high consensus, and decided on many important issues not only for 2022 but the whole 2021-25 period and subsequent years.
Legislators discuss environmental protection as part of Petroleum Law revisions Legislators discuss environmental protection as part of Petroleum Law revisions
National Assembly deputies proposed specific regulations to improve environmental protection in oil and gas activities while discussing the revised Petroleum Law on June 15.
Full-time legislators convene meeting to talk draft laws Full-time legislators convene meeting to talk draft laws
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened a meeting of full-time deputies on March 28 to discuss four draft laws to be submitted to the coming third session of the parliament.
Revising the Law on Cinematography: A new film censorship and classification system in the making Revising the Law on Cinematography: A new film censorship and classification system in the making
According to the criteria for age-based film classification set by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, C18 films must not contain full nude scenes, unless these scenes “conform to the content of the film and are neither too long nor overly repeated.” However, “how long is too long” remains unclear under current regulations.
Second session of 15th National Assembly opens Second session of 15th National Assembly opens
The second session of the 15th National Assembly opens in Hanoi on October 20 morning.
Draft law to facilitate film industry development Draft law to facilitate film industry development
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has proposed some revisions to the third amended draft law on cinematography concerning film dissemination, classification, licensing and production, aiming to facilitate the development of the film industry.
Vietnam adopts strategy to foster cultural industries Vietnam adopts strategy to foster cultural industries
Cultural industries will be developed on the basis of creativity and innovation, science and technology and intellectual copyrights and making the most of economic factors of cultural values. This is one of the viewpoints articulated in a newly issued strategy on development of Vietnamese cultural industries until 2020, with a vision toward 2030.
Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors Proposed changes to investment law mostly concern foreign investors
The Government Office, the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) last month jointly held a seminar in Hanoi to discuss a draft law revising a dozen of laws on business and investment.

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