Decree No. 51/2019/ND-CP penalties for administrative violations in technology transfer
Enterprises cheating to receive the State’s supports shall be fined up to VND 40 million
This Decree keeps the former fine as previous provisions that the maximum fine level in scientific and technological activities and technology transfer is VND 50 million for individuals and VND 100 million for organizations.
However, the fine level shall increase with specific violation. The enterprises cheating or deceiving to receive the State's supports and incentives shall be fined up to VND 40 million instead of VND 30 million as before.
A fine up to VND 50 million shall be imposed for acts of transferring technologies on the list of transfer-prohibited technologies from Vietnam to foreign countries or from foreign countries into Vietnam.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence – Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, June 13, 2018
On sanctioning administrative violations
in scientific and technological activities and technology transfer
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015;
Pursuant to the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations dated June 20, 2012;
Pursuant to the Law on Science and Technology dated June 18, 2013;
Pursuant to the Law on Technology Transfer dated June 19, 2017;
At the request of the Minister of Science and Technology;
The Government issued a Decree on sanctioning administrative
violations in scientific and technological activities and technology transfer.
Article 1. Scope of regulation
1. This Decree stipulates acts of violation, their sanctions, sanctioning forms, remedial measures and sanctioning jurisdiction of administrative sanctions in scientific and technological activities as well as technology transfer.
2. Acts of administrative violation in the fields of state management related to scientific and technological activities and technology transfer, which are not prescribed in this Decree, shall comply with the provisions of other decrees on sanctioning of administrative violations in such fields.
Article 2. Subjects of application
1. This Decree shall be applied to individuals and organizations in the field of science - technology and technology transfer; competent persons to make records; competent persons to sanction administrative violations in scientific and technological activities and technology transfer.
2. Organizations prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article include:
a) Scientific and technological organizations under the provisions of the Law on Science and Technology;
b) Economic organizations under the provisions of the Law on Enterprises;
c) Economic organizations under the provisions of the Law on Cooperatives;
d) State agencies committing acts of violation apart from their assigned state management tasks;
d) Socio-political organizations, political socio-professional organizations, social organizations, socio-professional organizations;