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Official Gazette

Monday, December 5, 2022
Tags: anti-corruption law
NA Chairman receives First Vice President of Thai Senate NA Chairman receives First Vice President of Thai Senate
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception for visiting First Vice President of the Thai Senate General Singsuk Singpai and a delegation of the Senate Standing Committee on the Independent Organs under the Constitution of Thailand in Hanoi on September 28.
Official Gazette issues Nos 53-56/2022 available on August 23 2022 Official Gazette issues Nos 53-56/2022, available on August 23, 2022
Official Gazette issues Nos 05-08/2022 released on April 22 2022 Official Gazette issues Nos 05-08/2022, released on April 22, 2022
National database to serve asset and income management to be developed National database to serve asset and income management to be developed
Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai has recently approved a project to build a national database on asset and income, aiming to promote digitalization and modernization in the management of assets and incomes.
Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnams law and the UNCAC Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnam’s law and the UNCAC
International cooperation has been recognized as a key in the fight against corruption in general and corruption relating to wildlife crime in particular. In order to create a legal basis for international anti-corruption efforts, the United Nations adopted the Convention against Corruption on October 31, 2003. Vietnam became an official State Party to the Convention on August 19, 2009. This article analyzes the Convention’s provisions and Vietnam’s regulations on international cooperation in the fight against corruption, especially those concerning the wildlife, and puts forward some recommendations for making them more compatible with the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Impacts of the law on asset and income surveillance on prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade Impacts of the law on asset and income surveillance on prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade
In Vietnam, surveillance of assets and income of office-holders is a measure taken by the State to monitor the quantity, origin of and changes to assets and income, thus detecting and preventing office-holders from taking advantages of their positions and powers to commit corrupt acts. However, the current law does not contain specific provisions on monitoring assets and income of officials and civil servants working in professions directly related to wildlife trade. This situation poses an urgent requirement for improvement of institutions on monitoring assets and income of officials and civil servants in general, and officials and civil servants performing the task of preventing and fighting illegal wildlife trade in particular.
Publicity and transparency in organization and operation of agencies organizations and units in preventing and combating corruption Publicity and transparency in organization and operation of agencies, organizations and units in preventing and combating corruption
Publicity and transparency in organization and operation of agencies, organizations and units constitute one of the most important anti-corruption measures to help citizens as well as the whole society participate in monitoring the exercise of public power.
New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations
The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations (the revised Law), passed by the 14th National Assembly at its 10th session and set to take effect in 2022, requires careful preparations as it directly relates to the people’s life. Deputy Minister of Justice Dang Hoang Oanh has recently granted the Online Newspaper of the Government an interview on new points and urgency of the promulgation and implementation of the Law in the coming time.
Prevention and combat of corruption in management and protection of precious and rare wildlife Prevention and combat of corruption in management and protection of precious and rare wildlife
Vietnam is amongst countries with high biodiversity in the world where the livelihoods of many people depend on the nature. Unfortunately, the existence of many wildlife species in the country is in danger. There are numerous reasons behind this sad situation and corruption is believed to be one of main causes as it promotes illegal wildlife trade and, therefore, threatens the survival and sustainability of wildlife species.
Private firms confused about anti-corruption law Private firms confused about anti-corruption law
Private businesses have said they were unsure about how to implement the 2018 Law on Anti-Corruption that came into effect on July 1.

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