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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Tags: administrative violations
Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister Decree to address violations in the field of belief and religion necessary: deputy minister
Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Vu Chien Thang spoke to Vietnam News Agency about the draft of a separate decree on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of belief and religion, which aims to encourage organizations and individuals to respect the law and the limits when performing religious and belief activities.
Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead Personal data protection in Vietnam - Road ahead
It can be said that Vietnam’s legal provisions on protection of personal data are rooted in the right to privacy - a fundamental human right. There is a general principle enshrined in all provisions on personal data protection in Vietnam’s legal documents: personal data is protected and other subjects may use personal data only if data subjects so agree, unless otherwise provided by law; violators are subject to administrative and criminal penalties, and data subjects suffering from personal data intrusion are entitled to damages.
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.
Revised Law on intellectual property discussed at National Assembly Revised Law on intellectual property discussed at National Assembly
The National Assembly on May 31 confirmed the necessity of completing legal provisions on the dissemination and use of the National Flag, the National Emblem and the National Anthem to meet the requirements and ensure the sanctity of the national symbols.
New environment law highlights the responsibilities of stakeholders New environment law highlights the responsibilities of stakeholders
The Law on Environmental Protection 2020 came into effect early this year. In order for the new policies to be effective, lawmakers and management agencies have carefully prepared related issues, especially building a proper system of legal documents. Nguyen Hung Thinh, Deputy Director of the General Department of Environment under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment talks to Tai Nguyen & Moi Truong (Natural Resources and Environment) newspaper about this issue.
Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy Exercise of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy
The Fourth Industrial Revolution has led to emergence of new business lines based on digital platforms following the model of sharing economy (Grab, peer-to-peer lending, ride and accomodation sharing, etc.). However, enterprises engaged in such business lines are encountering numerous difficulties due to incompleteness of the existing legal framework concerning this issue. This article brings an insight into the realization of the right to freedom of enterprise in the sharing economy in Vietnam and gives recommendations for promoting the development of this model in the country.
New rules set for stricter control of prize-winning video games for foreigners New rules set for stricter control of prize-winning video games for foreigners
The Government has recently released new rules to better manage prize-winning electronic games for non-nationals in Vietnam. The rules are provided in two decrees issued in late December 2021, namely Decree 121 and Decree 137.
Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam Improving the execution of life imprisonment sentences in the context of judicial reform in Vietnam
The Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments was passed in 2019 by the National Assembly[1], significantly contributing to the institutionalization of the Party’s guidelines and the State’s humanitarian policy toward convicts and inmates. Since then, the execution of criminal judgments has recorded notable progresses; security and safety of detention and custody facilities have been better guaranteed; and the correctional education of prisoners has become more effective, thus facilitating the exercise of their human rights.
Six laws come into force from January 1 Six laws come into force from January 1
From January 1, six laws will come into force, including the Law on Environmental Law on Vietnamese Guest Workers, Law Revising the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations, Law on Vietnam Border Defense, Law on Drug Prevention and Control, and Law Revising the 2015 Statistics Law and the List of National Statistical Indicators.
Decree stipulates rights obligations of expellees Decree stipulates rights, obligations of expellees
Foreigners who commit administrative violations within Vietnam’s territory, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and continental shelf will be expelled from the country under a decree recently issued by the Government.

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