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  1. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law amending a supplementing a number of articles of the Penal Code (No- 37/2009/QIII2). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2009-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | VNM-2009-L-84199

    Includes a number of amendments including abolishing the capital punishment in Articles 111, 139, 153, 180, 197, 221, 289 and 334. Amends the minimum quantity for penal liability examination specified in Clauses 1 of articles 137, 138, 139, 143, 278, 279, 280, 283, 289, 290 and 291. Amends and supplements Clause 5 of article 69 concerning sentences for juvenile offenders. Also amends articles 84 (Terrorism against the peoples administration), 119 (trafficking in humans), 120(2) (sentencing), 160(1) (black market trading), 161, 164a, 164b (tax evasion), 170a (infringing upon copyright and related rights), 171 (infringing upon industrial property rights) as well as a number of other articles concerning environmental violations, terrorism, and money laundering.

  2. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 08/2009/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2009-02-04 | VNM-2009-R-84205

    Details and guides the implementation of a number of provisions in the Law with respect to state policies, community counseling, and victim support services and facilities.

  3. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 11/2007/L-CTN on the promulgation of Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control.

    Adoption: 2007-12-05 | VNM-2007-R-80834

    Promulgates the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control.

  4. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control (No. 02/2007/QH12). (Luật pḥng, chống bạo lực gia đ́nh) - Unofficial English Translation Law in Vietnamese

    Adoption: 2007-11-21 | VNM-2007-L-80835

    Scope of law is to prevent domestic violence, protect and support victims, outline responsiblities of individuals, families, agencies and organizations involved and provide for the handling of violations concerning domestic violence.

  5. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. No. 136/2006/ND-CP detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on complaints and denunciations and the Laws amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Law on complaints and denunciations.

    Adoption: 2006-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2006-12-08 | VNM-2006-R-75343

    Chapter I: Complaints and settlement of complaints about administrative decisions, administrative acts;
    Chapter II: Complaints, settlement of complaints about decisions on disciplining of cadres, civil servants in state administrative agencies;
    Chapter III: Denunciations and settlement of denunciations;
    Chapter IV: Reception of citizens;
    Chapter V: Management of settlement of complaints and denunciations;
    Chapter VI: Handling of violations of the law on complaints and denunciations; and
    Chapter VII: Implementation provisions.

  6. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decree No. 60/2000/ND-CP stipulating the execution of the non-custodial reform penalty.

    Adoption: 2000-10-30 | VNM-2000-M-57936

    Makes provision for non-custodial reform penalty, which aims to create conditions for convicted persons to labour and study in a community. Obligations of convicted persons include active engagement in labour and study, fulfillment of all their citizens' obligations, and compliance with the conventions of the villages were they reside. Provides for restrictions of movement of convicted persons.

  7. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decree No. 61/2000/ND-CP stipulating the execution of suspended sentences.

    Adoption: 2000-10-30 | VNM-2000-M-57937

    Makes provision for execution of suspended sentences, the aim of which is to create conditions for sentence servers to work, live and show their repentence and rehabilitation in a normal social environment and under the supervision of various state agencies. Sentence servers shall strictly abide by the state's law, actively perform civic obligations, and observe the rules of the villages where they are located. Imposes restrictions of movement on sentence servers.

  8. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Criminal Procedure Code (No. 20/2000/QH10).

    Adoption: 2000-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | VNM-2000-L-57323

    Amends and supplements the Criminal Procedure Code with regard to, inter alia, responsiblity of agencies and persons conducting legal proceedings; arrest of persons in urgent cases; detention; detention period; institution of criminal cases at the request of the victims; time limit for investigation; limits for restoration of investigation, additional investigation and reinvestigation; execution of death penalty, and several other matters.

  9. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order amending and supplementing a number of articles of the anti-corruption ordinance (No.22/2000/PL-UBTVQH10).

    Adoption: 2000-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | VNM-2000-R-57287

    Amends the Anti-Corruption Ordinance 1998 by defining the act of corruption, and by listing a number of illicit acts concerning persons in responsible positions.

  10. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Directive No. 04/2000/CT-TTg on the organization of the enforcement of the Penal Code.

    Adoption: 2000-02-17 | VNM-2000-R-56215

    Provides guidelines for the dissemination and propagation of criminal legislation so as to make the fundamental contents of the Penal Code known.

  11. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Order No. 01/L-CTN). (Bo luat Hinh su (Lenh so 01/L-CTN)) - Penal Code (English) Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | VNM-1999-L-56207

    Penal Code of Vietnam. Sections 114 and 115 deal with sexual abuse of children, section 119 with trafficking in women, and section 128 with illegal forcing of labourers and public employees to leave their jobs. Section 129 prohibits infringement upon citizens' right to assembly and association. Chapter XVIII concerns narcotics-related crimes, and sections 254-256 deal with prostitution.

  12. Viet Nam - Criminal and penal law - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 31-CP of April 14, 1997 of the Government Issuing the Regulation on Administrative Probation.

    Adoption: 1997-04-14 | VNM-1997-R-78277

    Provides for the imposition of administrative probation on persons who commit offenses against the national security as prescribed in Chapter I of the Part on Offenses of the Penal Code.


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