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  1. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 33/2016/ND-CP dated 10th May 2016 detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance regarding compulsory social insurance for military, public security officers and persons engaged in cipher work who earn military wages. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-26 | VNM-2016-R-103521

  2. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree 134/2015/ND-CP stipulating in detail a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance for voluntary social insurance. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-29 | VNM-2015-R-103524

  3. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 115/2015/ND-CP detailing a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-11 | VNM-2015-R-100409

  4. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Social Insurance (Law No. 58/2014/QH13). (Luat Bao hiem xa hoi sua doi) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | VNM-2014-L-99775

  5. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law No. 46/2014/QH13 amending the Law on Health Insurance. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-08 | VNM-2014-L-97065

  6. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 04/2013/TT-BLDTBXH amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular No. 32/2010/TT-BLDTBXH of October 25, 2010 of the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, guiding a number of articles of the Government's Decree No. 127/2008/ND-CP of December 12, 2008, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance regarding unemployment insurance.

    Adoption: 2013-03-01 | VNM-2013-M-94438

    Amends articles 1, 2, 3(6) and (7), 4(2) and (3), 9(1), (2) and (3), 10, 11(1), 17(1), (2) and (3) and 20 (4) and (7). Also repeals Forms Nos. 11 and 12 and renumbers Forms Nos. 13 to 20 accordingly.

  7. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 100/2012/ND-CP amending and supplementing a number of articles of Government Decree No. 127/2008/ND-CP detailing and Guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Social Insurance Law concerning unemployment insurance. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-15 | VNM-2012-R-94466

    Amends articles 2(1)(d), 8(3) and adds new 8(7) and (8), article 10, article 15, article 17(2) and (3), article 34, article 37 and article 38.

  8. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 127/2008/ND-CP detailing and Guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Social Insurance Law concerning unemployment insurance.

    Adoption: 2008-12-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | VNM-2008-R-82227

    Guides the implementation of a number of articles of the Social Insurance Law concerning subjects and scope of application; rights and obligations of parties involved in unemployment insurance; unemployment insurance regimes; the unemployment insurance fund; unemployment insurance procedures; and complaints and denunciations about unemployment insurance.

  9. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Health Insurance (No. 25/2008/QH12) as promulgated by Order No. 23/2008/L-CTN of November 28, 2008. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2008-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | VNM-2008-L-82231

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - The insured, rates, liabilities and methods of payment of health insurance premiums
    Chapter III - Health insurance cards
    Chapter IV - Scope of health insurance benefits
    Chapter V - Organization of medical care for the insured
    Chapter VI - Payment of costs of health insurance- covered medical care
    Chapter VII - Health insurance fund
    Chapter VIII - Rights and Responsibilities of parties involved in health insurance
    Chapter IX - Inspection, complaint, denunciation, settlement of disputes and handling of violations in health insurance
    Chapter X - Implementation provisions

  10. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 94/2008/ND-CP defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of Vietnam Social Insurance.

    Adoption: 2008-08-25 | VNM-2008-R-80949

    Article 1 - Positions and functions
    Article 2 - Tasks and powers
    Article 3 - Management Council of Vietnam Social Insurance
    Article 4 - Working regime of the Management Council
    Article 5 - General Director
    Article 6 - Organizational system
    Article 7 - Organizational structure of Vietnam Social Insurance and the central level
    Article 8 - Provincial Social Insurance agencies
    Article 9 - District Social Insurance agencies
    Article 10 - Implementation effect
    Article 11 - Implementation responsibilities

  11. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 152/2006/ND-CP guiding a number of articles of the Law on Social Insurance regarding compulsory insurance

    Adoption: 2006-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | VNM-2006-R-75106

    Chapter I. General provisions
    Chapter II. Social insurance regimes (sickness, maternity, employment accidents and occupational diseases, retirement, survivors)
    Chapter III. Social insurance funds
    Chapter IV. Procedures for implementing social insurance
    Chapter V. Complaints and denunciations abour social insurance
    Chapter VI. Implementation provisions

  12. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 153/2006/ND-CP providing for medical examination and treatment and medical materials for cadres performing cipher works and compulsory health insurance for their families.

    Adoption: 2006-12-21 | VNM-2006-R-76169

  13. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 153/2006/QD-TTg approving the master plan on development of Vietnam's healthcare system up to 2010 with a vision to 2020.

    Adoption: 2006-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-22 | VNM-2006-R-75352

    Provides the master plan for the development of the national healthcare.

  14. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Law, Act

    Law on Social Insurance (No. 71/2006/QH11).

    Adoption: 2006-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2009-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2008-01-01 | VNM-2006-L-75105

    Chapter I. General provisions: scope, persons covered, interpretation, branches, principles, state management, rights and obligations of trade unions organizations, rights and responsibilities of employers' representatives, reporting and auditing, prohibited acts
    Chapter II. Rights and responsabilities of workers, employers, social insurance organizations
    Chapter III. Compulsory social insurance: Covers sickness, maternity, employment accidents and occupational diseases, retirement, and survivor's regimes.
    Chapter IV. Voluntary social insurance: Covers retirement, and survivor's regimes
    Chapter V. Unemployment insurance
    Chapter VI. Social insurance funds: compulsory social insurance fund, voluntary social insurance fund, unemployment insurance fund
    Chapter VII. Social insurance organization
    Chapter VIII. Social insurance implementation procedures
    Chapter IX. Complaints and denunciations about social insurance
    Chapter X. Commendation, reward, and handling of violations
    Chapter XI. Implementation provisions

    Available in English.

  15. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of Government No 01/2003/ND-CP amending and supplementing some articles of Decree No. 12/CP of 26 January 1995 to promulgate the Social Security Regulations. - Bureau for Safe Work

    Adoption: 2003-01-09 | VNM-2003-R-84468

    Amends and supplements some articles of the Rules on Social Insurance promulgated in conjunction with the Governmental Decree No. 12/CP dated 26 January 1995 based on the Law on amending and supplementing some articles of Labour Code

  16. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision amending and supplementing a number of articles of the regulation on financial management applicable to Vietnam social insurance (No. 100/2001/QD-TTg).

    Adoption: 2001-06-28 | VNM-2001-R-59856

    Amends Sections 14 and 18 of the Regulation on financial management applicable to Vietnam Social Insurance. Regulates expenses for managing the operation of Vietnam Social Insurance system as well as allocation and use of profits earned from investment activities and growth of the social insurance fund.

  17. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Joint Circular No. 26/2000/TTLT-BLDTBXH-BTC guiding the implementation of social insurance regimes for labourers working at non-public establishments of the education, health, culture, and sports sectors.

    Adoption: 2000-10-20 | VNM-2000-M-57938

    Makes provision for a social security regime for workers employed at semi-public, people-funded and private establishments in the area of culture, healthcare, education and training, set up under Government Decree No. 73/1999/ND-CP of August 19.

  18. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 18/2000/TT-BYT providing guidance on dossiers and procedures for medical evaluation for laborers' participation in social insurance.

    Adoption: 2000-10-17 | VNM-2000-M-58434

    Makes provision for dossiers and procedures for evaluation of injuries caused by labour accidents; dossiers and procedures for evaluation of working capacity for the implementation of a retirement regime; dossiers and procedures for evaluation of working capacity affected by occupational diseases; and dossiers on re-evaluation of working capacity for those who are enjoying working capacity loss allowances.

  19. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Joint Circular No. 21/2000/TTLT-BLDTBXH-BTC guiding the allowance regime for persons whose working age expires by the time they cease to enjoy monthly working-capacity loss allowance.

    Adoption: 2000-09-25 | VNM-2000-M-57651

    Determines who is entitled to allowance, allowance levels as well as method of allowance calculation. Also makes provision for procedures for consideration of allowance enjoyment and the funding of allowances.

  20. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 07/2000/ND-CP on Social Relief Policies.

    Adoption: 2000-03-09 | VNM-2000-R-56622

    Provides for a number of social relief policies to provide material support and assistance to the lonely, elderly, orphans, the seriously disabled, as well as victims of natural calamities and other force majeure.

  21. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Directive No. 03/1999/CT-BYT.

    Adoption: 1999-03-10 | VNM-1999-R-56210

    Seeks to improve the execution of the 1999 Health Plan by raising the quality of medical examination and treatment as well as of health care for mothers and children, and by consolidating grassroots health networks.

  22. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on Organization and Operation of Vietnam Health Insurance (Decision No. 627/1999/QD-BYT).

    Adoption: 1999-03-02 | VNM-1999-R-56209

    Governs the organization and operation of the Vietnam Health Insurance, which was established under Government Decree No. 58/1998/ND-CP of 13 August 1998. Chapter II sets forth the tasks and powers of the Vietnam Health Insurance and Chapter III the rights and duties of the General Director and his/her assisting staff. Chapter IV deals with health insurance of provinces and centrally-run cities, and health insurance of branches.

  23. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Interministerial Circular on Compulsory Health Insurance (No. 15-1998-TTLT-BYT-BTC-BLDTBXH).

    Adoption: 1998-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-01 | VNM-1998-M-56437

    Provides guidelines for the implementation of compulsory health insurance in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation on Health Insurance issued with Decree 58-1998-ND-CP of the Government. Regulates subjects, rates and responsibilities for health insurance contributions, methods of health insurance contributions, and issuance of health insurance cards.

  24. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree on Social Insurance (No. 93-ND-CP).

    Adoption: 1998-11-12 | Date of entry into force: 1998-11-27 | VNM-1998-R-53859

    Amends provisions of the Regulations on Social Insurance (Decree 12-CP) with regard to calculation of pension benefits and pension benefits of persons who have arduous or hazardous jobs. Adds a new s. 36(a) which provides that pre-natal and post-natal leave periods for women shall be considered as benefit periods during which employees shall not be required to make insurance contributions.

  25. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 58/1998/ND-CP promulgating the Medical Insurance Regulation.

    Adoption: 1998-08-13 | Date of entry into force: 1998-10-28 | VNM-1998-R-51010

    Provides for compulsory medical insurance for all employees in state-owned enterprises, public offices, foreign investment enterprises, export-processing zones, private enterprises with 10 or more employees, and social assistance recipients. Sets forth amount of benefit for treatment and medical examination. The Medical Insurance scheme shall not cover sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, certain mental illnesses, and occupational diseases or injuries. Regulates rights of insurance participants, management and use of funds, voluntary participation in the scheme, and related matters. Repeals Decree 299/HDBT of 15 August 1992 and Decree 47-CP of 6 June 1994.

  26. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Implementation of the Compensation Regime for Labour Accident Victims.

    Adoption: 1997-09-15 | VNM-1997-M-47990

    Provides for compensation for employees or next of kin in cases of an employment accident which results in the death of the employee or a loss of 81 per cent or more of working capacity. Compensation shall be at least equal to 30 months' wages. This text also applies to apprentices and employees under probation period.

  27. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 90-CP on the direction and policy of socialization of educational, medical and cultural activities.

    Adoption: 1997-08-21 | VNM-1997-R-47991

    Provides general guidelines on the socialization of medical, educational and cultural services so as to achieve social equity in these fields: "the whole leaves protecting the torn ones." The Resolution encourages the development of private and semi-state schools. Vocational training schools shall be transformed from state to semi-state institutions. Certain branches of vocational training may be directly attached to state companies; major companies shall be allowed to establish post-graduate schools to develop personnel. The Resolution also encourages semi and full privatization of medical services. Health insurance shall be reformed so as to, inter alia, end discrimination between payers of hospital fees and payers of health insurance.

  28. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular providing guidelines for implementation of regime for compensation of employees suffering work-related accidents (No. 19-LDTBXH-TT).

    Adoption: 1997-08-02 | VNM-1997-M-50134

    Provides that employees, trainees and apprentices in public, private, and foreign-owned enterprises, and independent workers and domestic servants shall be entitled to employment accident benefit. Provides for responsibility for payment of compensation, rates of compensation, and procedure of payment.

  29. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 11/LDTBXH-TT guiding the social insurance regimes applicable to persons engaged in occupations or work listed as extra-heavy, extra-harmful, extra-hazardous and heavy, harmful, hazardous occupations or work.

    Adoption: 1997-04-07 | Date of entry into force: 1997-04-22 | VNM-1997-M-46999

    Sets forth methods of calculating time a person has spent working in arduous or hazardous conditions for the purposes of social security benefits.

  30. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of the Prime Minister No. 655-TTg regarding the transfer to the Social Insurance of Viet Nam of all holdings belonging to the social insurance administered by the General Confederation of Workers of Viet Nam and by the sector of employment, disabled war veterans, and social affairs.

    Adoption: 1996-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 1995-10-13 | VNM-1996-M-45360

  31. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No.09/LDTBXH date 26/04/1996 providing guidelines for issuance of and record keeping in social insurance books. - Bureau for Safe Work

    Adoption: 1996-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-01 | VNM-1996-M-75889

    I - General provisions
    II - Individuals issues with social insurance books
    III - Method of record keeping in social insurance books
    IV - Implementation provisions

  32. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Director General for Social Security in Viet Nam, concerning the duties, the obligations and the rights of the regional Social Security bodies (No. 149 BHXH/TCCB of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-10-03 | VNM-1995-R-42978

  33. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on organization and operation of Vietnam Social Insurance (issued with decision 606-TTg of 26 September 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-09-26 | VNM-1995-R-49378

    Provides for the structure and administration of the Vietnam Social Insurance.

  34. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision of the Prime Minister No. 606 TTg providing the statutes of the Social Security of Viet Nam.

    Adoption: 1995-09-25 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-26 | VNM-1995-M-45358

    Sets forth povisions regarding the functions, powers and organization of the social security system, the composition and functioning of the Administrative Council, and the financing of the social security fund.

  35. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 06-LDTBXH-TT on Social Insurance. - Bureau for Safe Work

    Adoption: 1995-04-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | VNM-1995-M-44809

    Sets forth provisions governing the calculation of benefit amount for sick leave, maternity leave, employment accident benefit, pension, and survivor's benefit. Grants sick leave for women having abortions. Official English translation available.

  36. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 19/CP of 1995 establishing social security in Viet Nam.

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | VNM-1995-R-42977

    Social security will assume: the organization and collection of contributions financed by the employer (15% of total wages), the employee (5% of income), a supplementary State aid to guarantee the application of the schemes in favor of the workers, and other financing sources; the management of the scheme and the payment of benefits; the responsibility for refusing these payments in case of recognized fraud; and other responsabilities under the control and supervision of its Governing Body.

  37. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 19 - CP of 16 February 1995 to establish Vietnamese Social Insurance.

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | VNM-1995-R-43897

    Establishes Social Insurance, sets out its powers and defines its organisation and functioning under the direction of a Governing Body including representatives of the VNGFL.

  38. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 12 - CP of 26 January 1995 to promulgate the Social Security Regulations. - Bureau for Safe Work

    Adoption: 1995-01-26 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-19 | VNM-1995-R-43896

    Repeals all previous provisions that are contrary to the Regulations, and establishes the obligatory insurance scheme applicable to persons subject to it under the Labour Code. The Regulations cover benefits for sickness, maternity, occupational accidents and sickness, retirement and survivors. Defines conditions for contributions, and the duration and level of benefits. Establishes the structure for the financing of the Social Insurance Fund, rights and obligations of pariticipants and regulation of social security disputes and contraventions. Also available in Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam.

  39. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Interministerial Circular providing temporary guidance on the raising of 15 per cent social insurance fund under management of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (19/TT-LB).

    Adoption: 1994-07-03 | VNM-1994-M-48482

    Sets forth amount to be deducted from payroll in enterprises (state and private) to collect arrears for the Social Insurance Fund.

  40. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular providing guidance for the realization of systems of social security in compulsory form (No. 21 LB-TT).

    Adoption: 1994-06-18 | VNM-1994-M-48396

    Provides guidelines for the implementation of the social security systems set forth in Decree No. 43-CP of 22 June 1993. Covers government employees, staff members of political parties, workers in state-owned enterprises, private enterprises with more than 10 employees, and employees of export processing zones and special economic zones. The 5 systems are: I. Sickness allowance system. Provides for leave in case of personal illness or illness of dependent children. II. Maternity allowance system. Provides 120 days leave for birth; 150 days for women working in arduous working conditions. III. Working accident allowance system. Provides for benefit in case of occupational injury or disease. IV. Retirement allowance system. Provides for pension and one-time retirement allowance; eligibility for benefit is set at age 60 for men, 55 for women, or after 20 years of arduous labour. V. Funeral and widowhood allowance system. Also regulates matters regarding persons who received social security benefits before Decree 43-CP, and violations. Annex provides for the calculation of benefits.

  41. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 47-CP of the Government on adjustment to a number of Articles of the Regulations on Health Insurance promulgated by virtue of Decree No. 299-HDBT on 15 August 1992 of the Council of Ministers. - English translation

    Adoption: 1994-06-06 | VNM-1994-R-48397

    Amendments regarding level of premiums.

  42. Viet Nam - Social security (general standards) - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 299-HDBT of the Council of Ministers providing Regulations on Health Insurance. - English translation

    Adoption: 1992-08-15 | VNM-1992-R-49379

    Regulates administration, financing, and rights and responsibilities of health insurance members.


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