Law Amending Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools, Law No. 50/2019/QH14

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ATTRIBUTE Law Amending Law on Management and Use of Weapons

Law on Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Law No. 14/2017/QH14 on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools No. 50/2019/QH14 dated November 25, 2019 of the National Assembly
Issuing body: National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of VietnamEffective date:
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Official number:50/2019/QH14Signer:Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan
Type:LawExpiry date:Updating
Issuing date:25/11/2019Effect status:
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SUMMARY

Weapons manufactured manually and not up to technical standards shall be considered as military-use weapons

On November 25, 2019, the National Assembly promulgates the Law No. 50/2019/QH14 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Law No. 14/2017/QH14 on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools.

According to regulation in the Law No. 14/2017/QH14 on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools, military-use weapons are weapons manufactured and produced up to technical standards and according to designs of lawful manufacturers, which are equipped for the people’s armed forces and other forces in accordance with this Law for the performance of their official duties.

However, the new regulation states that weapons manufactured or produced manually or industrially, not up to technical standards and not according to designs of lawful manufacturers and are capable of causing casualties, harming human life and health and destroying physical structures like the weapons specified at Point a of this Clause, which are not equipped for the people’s armed forces and other forces specified in Article 18 of this Law for the performance of their official duties also considered as military-use weapons.

In addition, this Law also amends that on weapons with functions and utilities similar to those of hunting rifles, rudimentary weapons or sports weapons means weapons manufactured or produced manually or industrially not up to technical standards and not according to designs of lawful manufacturers and are capable of causing casualties, harming human life and health and destroying physical structures like hunting rifles, rudimentary weapons or sports weapons.

This Law takes effect on January 10, 2020.
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TTXVN

THE PRESIDENT
 

No. 15/2019/L-CTN

THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness

Hanoi, December 3, 2019

 

Order

On the promulgation of law

 

THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM

Pursuant to Articles 88 and 91 of the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

Pursuant to Article 80 of the Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents,

 

PROMULGATES:

The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools,

which was passed on November 25, 2019, by the XIVth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its 8th session.

President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
NGUYEN PHU TRONG

 

 

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

 

THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness

No. 50/2019/QH14

 

 

 

LAW

Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the
Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools[1]

 

Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;

The National Assembly promulgates the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Law No. 14/2017/QH14 on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools.

Article 1. To amend and supplement a number of articles of the Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosive Materials and Support Tools

1. To amend and supplement a number of clauses of Article 3 as follows:

a/ To amend and supplement Clause 2 as follows:

“2. Military-use weapons include:

a/ Weapons manufactured and produced up to technical standards and according to designs of lawful manufacturers, which are equipped for the people’s armed forces and other forces in accordance with this Law for the performance of their official duties, including:

Handguns: pistols, rifles, submachine guns, machine guns, anti-tank guns and grenade launchers;

Light weapons: heavy machine guns, mortars, recoilless rifles, anti-aircraft guns and man-portable anti-tank missiles;

 

[1] Công Báo Nos 997-998 (27/12/2019)

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