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Monday, August 15, 2022
Tags: contractual damage
Compensation for environmental damage under the Law on Environmental Protection Compensation for environmental damage under the Law on Environmental Protection
Effective on January 1 this year, the 2020 Law on Environmental Protection (the Law) has new provisions on compensation for environmental damage as compared to the 2014 version. Such provisions are introduced in Section 2, Chapter X of the Law, from Articles 130 thru 135.
Applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements under Vietnams law Applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements under Vietnam’s law
The number of service contracts involving foreign elements has kept increasing in Vietnam. However, it remains hard to determine the law applicable to this kind of contract. This article focuses on issues related to the determination of the applicable law for service contracts involving foreign elements and proposes solutions for improving relevant regulations.
Litigants procedural rights under the Civil Procedure Code Litigants’ procedural rights under the Civil Procedure Code
Nguyen Thi Thuy Hang , LL.D. Hue University of Law Litigants’ procedural rights under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code (the Code) In order to enable civil litigants to best defend their lawful rights and interests before the court, the Code prescribes their general and specific procedural rights in different procedural stages.
A new approach to applying limitation periods under the 2015 Civil Code A new approach to applying limitation periods under the 2015 Civil Code
This article highlights the new approach adopted by the 2015 Civil Code to the application of limitation periods for requesting settlement of civil cases and matters. It also explores some specific limitation periods for declaring civil transactions null and void, requesting protection of personal rights, initiating contract-related lawsuits, and claiming compensation.
Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage
In both legal theory and civil transaction practice, regulations on liability to compensate for contractual damage always play an important role. Theoretically, it is the concretization of the principles of equality, free will, good will, binding of contract, and theories of fault and damage in civil liability.
Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements Jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to settle civil cases involving foreign elements
This article analyzes new provisions on the jurisdiction of Vietnamese courts to hear civil cases and matters involving foreign elements under the 2015 Civil Procedure Code regarding general jurisdiction, exclusive jurisdiction and cases in which the jurisdiction remains unchanged.
New Civil Code with a wider governing scope New Civil Code with a wider governing scope
The new Civil Code, which was passed on June 14, 2005, by the XIth National Assembly at its 7th session and will come into force on January 1 of next year, regulates a wider range of social relations, including civil relations of individuals, legal persons and other subjects. It contains many amended and new provisions as compared with the 1995 Civil Code, which are presented below:

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