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Official Gazette

Friday, June 5, 2020
Tags: Law on Civil Status
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.
How to change personal names How to change personal names
According to Article 28.3 of the 2015 Civil Code, the change of a person’s name will neither change nor terminate the civil rights and obligations which have been established under his/her former name.
New payment rules aim to boost Vietnam-China border trade New payment rules aim to boost Vietnam-China border trade
From mid-October, traders and residents in Vietnam-China border areas may use Chinese yuan in certain transactions, according to a regulation issued by the State Bank of Vietnam last month.
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.
Documents issued from November 9 thru 15 Documents issued from November 9 thru 15
From November 9 thru 15, ten documents were issued.
Vietnams new regulations on marriages and families with foreigners Vietnam’s new regulations on marriages and families with foreigners
As Vietnam further integrates into the world community, the number of marriage and family relations involving foreign elements is ever-increasing. The 2014 Law on Marriage and Family contains many new provisions governing these marriage and family relations in conformity with the national legal system as well as international law and practices. This article provides an insightful analysis of these new provisions of the Law and its guiding documents.
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.
Birth registration for children of inter-country families Birth registration for children of inter-country families
a child either of whose parents is a Vietnamese citizen at the time of his/her birth and the other is a foreign national has the Vietnamese nationality if so agreed in writing by his/her parents.
Key judicial tasks set for 2012 Key judicial tasks set for 2012
The Ministry of Justice this year will help the Government further review the implementation of the 2002 Constitution and propose amendments to the Constitution and various laws on state organization.

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