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Monday, January 30, 2023
Tags: Money laundering crimes
Money laundering crimes on the rise: situation and solutions Money laundering crimes on the rise: situation and solutions
The number of criminal cases showing signs of money laundering in Vietnam is on a rapid increase, reaching over 11,000 cases per year on average. In some cases, the appropriated money amount mounts to trillions of Vietnam dong. Every day, the Anti-Money Laundering Department of the State Bank of Vietnam receives, analyzes and processes thousands of reports on suspicious transactions.
Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code Salient amendments to the 2015 Penal Code
At its 3rd session wrapped up last month, the National Assembly passed a law making a raft of amendments to the 2015 Penal Code with effect from early next year. More than 200 articles of the Code have been amended, one new article added and another removed. These amendments include not only corrections of technical errors but also many criminal justice policy changes. Below are the most prominent of them.
Session transforms a legislature ‘of reporting to that ‘of debate: top legislator Session transforms a legislature ‘of reporting’ to that ‘of debate’: top legislator
The Government should take note of opinions expressed by National Assembly deputies and draw lessons to roll out breakthrough and drastic solutions in management work with a view to accomplishing socio-economic tasks set for the remaining months of the year, NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said on June 21.
Revised Penal Code Revised Penal Code
According to the Justice Ministry’s report, the Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Penal Code covers reduction of death penalty; adjustment of quantitative amounts for examining penal liability for a number of crimes and adjustment of crime-constituting elements and penalties for economic, environmental, scientific and technological
Revised Penal Code Revised Penal Code
According to the Justice Ministry’s report, the Law Revising a Number of Articles of the Penal Code (the Law) covers reduction of death penalty; adjustment of quantitative amounts for examining penal liability for a number of crimes and adjustment of crime-constituting elements and penalties for economic, environmental, scientific and technological, human trafficking, terrorist, and money laundering crimes.
Draft Penal Code amendments halve death penalties Draft Penal Code amendments halve death penalties
The 1999 Penal Code was passed by the Xth National Assembly at its 6th session on December 21, 1999, and came into force on July 1, 2000. Since then, it has played an important role in the maintenance of political security and social order and safety, the protection of lawful rights and interests of citizens and the fight against crimes, contributing to national construction and protection.

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