Legal Document Updates in English (14/2022)

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NATURAL RESOURCES - ENVIRONMENT

 

NATURAL RESOURCES - ENVIRONMENT

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450/QD-TTg

Decision No. 450/QD-TTg dated April 13, 2022 of the Prime Minister approving the National Environmental Protection Strategy to 2030, with a vision toward 2050

 

After 2030, not to produce and import single-use plastic products

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EDUCATION – TRAINING – VOCATIONAL TRAINING

 

EDUCATION – TRAINING – VOCATIONAL TRAINING

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24/2022/ND-CP

Decree No. 24/2022/ND-CP dated April 06, 2022 of the Government on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the decrees prescribing conditions for investment and operation in vocational education

 

Amend conditions for establishment of a branch of a foreign-invested college

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INFORMATION - COMMUNICATIONS

 

INFORMATION - COMMUNICATIONS

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25/2022/ND-CP

Decree No. 25/2022/ND-CP dated April 12, 2022 of the Government amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 47/2011/ND-CP dated June 17, 2011, detailing a number of contents of the Law on Post

 

The maximum discount rate for postal services must not exceed 50%

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POLICY

 

POLICY

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492/QD-TTg

Decision No. 492/QD-TTg dated April 19, 2022 of the Prime Minister on approving the task of formulating the Red River Delta Master Plan in the period of 2021 - 2030, with a vision toward 2050

 

Principles of formulation of Red River Delta master plan in 2021 - 2030

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51/NQ-CP

Resolution No. 51/NQ-CP dated April 08, 2022 of the Government on the proposal for elaboration of a resolution and a draft resolution of the National Assembly on pilot implementation of a number of special mechanisms and policies for development of Khanh Hoa province

 

Approve a draft resolution on piloting special policies for Khanh Hoa’s development

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SUMMARY:

 

Ü NATURAL RESOURCES - ENVIRONMENT

AFTER 2030, NOT TO PRODUCE AND IMPORT SINGLE-USE PLASTIC PRODUCTS

On April 13, 2022, the Prime Minister issues the Decision No. 450/QD-TTg approving the National Environmental Protection Strategy to 2030, with a vision toward 2050.

Accordingly, there are 12 key programs, plans and projects, including the Program on improving the capacity of environmental monitoring through 2030; Project on treating pollution in craft villages through 2030; Program on environmental protection in agricultural production through 2030, etc.

At the same time, the Decision also provides a number of tasks such as: To formulate mechanisms and policies for developing the market of environmental services and goods, the emission and carbon trading market; To review and

 

complete taxes, fees and charges for environmental services; formulate and complete mechanisms for making environmental deposits, payment for biodiversity offsetting and ecosystem services, etc.

This Strategy is aim to the following targets: After 2025, single-use plastic products, non-biodegradable plastic packaging will not be circulated and used in commercial centers, supermarkets, hotels and tourist areas. After 2030, single-use plastic products, non-biodegradable plastic packaging and products and goods containing micro-plastics will not be produced and imported; eco-friendly products and materials for replacement will be promoted, etc.

This Decision takes effect on the signing date.

Ü EDUCATION – TRAINING – VOCATIONAL TRAINING

AMEND CONDITIONS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF A BRANCH
OF A FOREIGN-INVESTED COLLEGE

Such amendment is defined in the Decree No. 24/2022/ND-CP dated April 06, 2022 of the Government on amending and supplementing a number of articles of the decrees prescribing conditions for investment and operation in vocational education.

Accordingly, to add vocational education-continuing education centers in subjects of application of the Circular No. 15/2019/ND-CP. Besides, conditions for permitting the establishment of a branch of a foreign-invested intermediate school or college are amended and supplemented as follows:

Firstly, having a minimum land area for building physical foundations and investment capital for establishment of its branch, which are equal to 25% of the minimum land use area and investment capital required for the establishment of a foreign-invested intermediate school or college as specified.

 

Secondly, the branch is located in a different province or centrally-run city from the place where the foreign-invested intermediate school or college is headquartered.

Additionally, amending and supplementing forms of joint training with foreign partners. The joint training with foreign partners shall be implemented according to the following training programs: Training programs developed by the two parties, grant of foreign diplomas and certificates or grant of foreign and Vietnamese diplomas and certificates; Foreign training programs, grant of foreign diplomas and certificates; Training programs transferred from foreign countries, grant of foreign diplomas and certificates or grant of foreign and Vietnamese diplomas and certificates.

The Decree takes effect on June 01, 2022.

Ü INFORMATION - COMMUNICATIONS

THE MAXIMUM DISCOUNT RATE FOR POSTAL SERVICES MUST NOT EXCEED 50%

On April 12, 2022, the Government promulgates the Decree No. 25/2022/ND-CP amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 47/2011/ND-CP dated June 17, 2011, detailing a number of contents of the Law on Post.

Accordingly, postal service providers; postal service provision agents that have the right to decide and adjust postal service charges must publish postal service charges in Vietnam dong, including taxes and surcharges of the service. The published postal service charges must be consistent with the rates announced by the enterprises or organizations to the competent state agencies in charge of post.

 

Besides, they must notify on changes in postal service charges being applied to customer groups and charges of newly arising postal services that are applied to customer groups. The notification shall be performed in writing or via online information system under the guidance of the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Additionally, the maximum discount rate for postal services promoted in the form of a discount must not exceed 50% of the most recent postage rate announced in accordance with regulations.

This Decree takes effect on June 01, 2022.

Ü POLICY

PRINCIPLES OF FORMULATION OF RED RIVER DELTA MASTER PLAN IN 2021 - 2030

The Prime Minister issues the Decision No. 492/QD-TTg on approving the task of formulating the Red River Delta Master Plan in the period of 2021 - 2030, with a vision toward 2050 on April 19, 2022.

According to the Decision, the formulation of Red River Delta Master Plan in the period of 2021 - 2030, with a vision toward 2050 must comply with a number of principles. Specifically, to ensure compliance with regulations on the planning process, content and principles in accordance with the law on planning; ensure feasibility in implementation, in line with the ability to mobilize resources in the period of 2021 - 2025; 2026 - 2030 and vision toward 2050.

Besides, the formulation of the Master Plan must ensure the scientificity, application of modern technology, digitization of information and databases in the planning process; meet standards, technical regulations and conform to the

 

requirements of development, international integration and regional linkage; ensure the participation of relevant agencies and organizations; consult widely from all classes, etc.

A number of main contents of the Master Plan shall be as follows: Determine the views and goals of regional development; Formulate the development direction of the region's advantageous industry; Formulate a development plan, arrange, select and distribute development resources in the territory of the region; Formulate directions for regional infrastructure development; Develop directions for environmental protection, natural disaster prevention and control and response to climate change in the region's territory; etc.

The Decision takes effect from the date of signing.

APPROVE A DRAFT RESOLUTION ON PILOTING SPECIAL POLICIES
FOR KHANH HOA’S DEVELOPMENT

The Resolution No. 51/NQ-CP on the proposal for elaboration of a resolution and a draft resolution of the National Assembly on pilot implementation of a number of special mechanisms and policies for development of Khanh Hoa province is promulgated by the Government on April 08, 2022.

Specifically, the Government agrees to the proposal for elaboration of a resolution; and approves contents of a draft resolution and a draft report of the Government on the National Assembly’s Resolution on pilot implementation of special mechanisms and policies for development of Khanh Hoa province at the request of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

The Minister of Justice is assigned, as authorized by the Prime Minister, to sign on behalf of the Government its report to the National Assembly Standing Committee on proposed

 

addition of the National Assembly’s Resolution on pilot implementation of special mechanisms and policies for development of Khanh Hoa province to the 2022 law- and ordinance-making program; and to submit a draft resolution to the National Assembly at its third session (to be held in May 2022) according to the fast-track order and procedures for consideration and adoption at a session.

The Minister of Planning and Investment shall sign on behalf of the Government its report on the National Assembly’s draft resolution on pilot implementation of special mechanisms and policies for development of Khanh Hoa province before submitting it to the National Assembly Standing Committee and National Assembly for consideration and adoption at its third session (to be held in May, 2022).

 

 

 

 

 

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