Ten legal documents issued in January
17:59 | 12/02/2016
VGP – The Government and the PM issued ten legal documents including eight decrees and two decisions in January this year.

Decree 03/2016/ND-CP dated January 5, 2016 details and provides measures to implement a number of articles of the Law on Militia and Self-Defense Force.

The decree stipulates allowance, social insurance, healthcare insurance, expenditure for self-defense force.

It will take effect from February 20, 2016.

Decree 04/2016/ND-CP, dated January 6, 2016 amends a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 52/2009/ND-CP of June 3, 2009, detailing and guiding a number of articles of the Law on Management and Use of State Property.

The decree will come into effect from February 20, 2016.

Decree 05/2016/ND-CP, dated January 11, 2016 stipulates policies and regimes for relatives of non-commissioned officers and soldiers performing compulsory service in the People’s Public Security force.

Under the decree, beneficiaries include fathers, mothers, father and mother-in-law, spouse, offspring, adapted children of non-commissioned officers and soldiers.

The document is scheduled to take effect from March 1, 2016.

The Government on January 18 issued Decree 06/2016/ND-CP on the management, provision and use of radio and television services.

The Decree stipulates that a foreign broadcasting channel in a pay radio or television system in Viet Nam must produce programs with healthy contents in line with the Vietnamese culture and not violate the press law of Viet Nam.

The programs also need to meet the requirement to own or use the copyrighted contents being aired or televised in such system and obtain certificates of registration of service provision on pay radio and television.  

Decree 08/2016/ND-CP, dated January 25, 2016 regulates the number of Vice Chairpersons and procedures on election, reassignment, and dismissal of People’s Committee members.

Decree 09/2016/ND-CP, dated January 28, 2016 specifies the mandatory fortification of micronutrients in food.

Accordingly, four micronutrients namely iodine, iron, zinc and vitamin A must be added to certain foods. These micronutrients must meet relevant Vietnamese national technical regulations or food safety regulations.

The PM on January 19 issued Decision No. 01/2016/QD-TTg on mechanisms and procedures to support localities to overcome natural disaster consequences. 

The PM also signed Decision No. 02/2016/QD-TTg dated January 28, 2016 which specifies conditions on the announcement of the outbreak of infectious epidemic diseases.

Also in January, the Government introduced Resolution 01/NQ-CP on major tasks and solutions to guide the implementation of the 2016 socio-economic development plan and state budget estimates./.

By Huong Giang

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