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Saturday, April 17, 2021
Tags: fines
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.
Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture Karaoke parties: When leisure becomes torture
In January, local media reported that P.Q.T., a 25-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Chanh district, was stabbed with a knife and iron tubes by a group of four while singing karaoke with his friends at home.
Stiff fines proposed to prevent personal data leakage Stiff fines proposed to prevent personal data leakage
Personal data processors that violate regulations on personal data would be subject to a maximum fine of VND 80-100 million (USD 3,400-4,300), according to the second draft of a decree on protection of personal data formulated by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS).
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.
Press publishing violators to pay heavier fines Press, publishing violators to pay heavier fines
From December 1, people that publish or broadcast information in contravention of the country’s and people’s interests will face a fine of up to VND 200 million, according to Decree 119 dated October 7, on sanctioning of administrative violations in the fields of press and publishing.
Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes Penal liability of corporate legal persons for wildlife-related crimes
The 2015 Penal Code prescribes heavy fines for corporate legal persons’ crimes violating regulations on management and protection of endangered, precious and rare wild animals, ranging from VND 300 million to VND 15 billion. This shows that Vietnam is always aware of the nature and danger of these crimes to the ecological environment.
Securities violators to face heftier fines Securities violators to face heftier fines
The Ministry of Finance has proposed a maximum fine of VND 3 billion (USD 130,000) and VND 1.5 billion (USD 65,000) for organizations and individuals, respectively, committing securities-related violations.
Protection of endangered precious and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code Protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife under the 2015 Penal Code
Compared to the 1999 version, the 2015 Penal Code’s provisions on protection of wildlife have been significantly revised toward expanding the scope of application of the monetary penalty, increasing penalties and adding some aggravating circumstances. This article analyzes these regulations and proposes a number of recommendations for more effective protection of endangered, precious, and rare wildlife.
NA ratifies Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labor NA ratifies Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labor
The National Assembly on Monday ratified Convention 105 on Abolition of Forced Labor with 94.82 percent of NA deputies in agreement.
Over 90 taxation procedures made available on national public service portal Over 90 taxation procedures made available on national public service portal
The General Department of Taxation said on May 7 that it has completed the work to offer 93 taxation procedures on the national public service portal.

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