Legal Document Updates in English (15/2021)

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TAX – FEE – CHARGE

 

TAX – FEE – CHARGE

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24/2021/TT-BTC

 

Circular No. 24/2021/TT-BTC dated March 31, 2021 of the Ministry of Finance on prescribing the rates, collection, remittance, management and use of charges in animal husbandry

 

Charge for recognition of a new domestic animal strain is VND 750,000/time

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LAND – HOUSING

 

LAND – HOUSING

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532/QD-TTg

Decision No. 532/QD-TTg dated April 01, 2021 of the Prime Minister on the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies’ concessional loan interest rate for purchase and rent-purchase of social houses and house building, renovation or repair under Article 16 of the Government’s Decree No. 100/2015/ND-CP of October 20, 2015, on social housing development and management

 

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies’ loan interest rate for purchasing social houses is 4.8%/year

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INVESTMENT

 

INVESTMENT

3

 

15/2021/ND-CP

 

Decree No. 15/2021/ND-CP dated March 03, 2021 of the Government detailing a number of contents on management of construction investment projects

 

Conditions for the grant of construction practice certificates

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38/2020/QD-TTg

Decision No. 38/2020/QD-TTg dated December 30, 2020 of the Prime Minister promulgating the List of high technologies prioritized for development investment and List of hi-tech products eligible for development promotion

 

To announce 99 high technologies prioritized for development investment

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CONSTRUCTION

 

CONSTRUCTION

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06/2021/ND-CP

Decree No. 06/2021/ND-CP dated January 26, 2021 of the Government detailing a number of provisions on quality management, construction and maintenance of construction works

 

The seven-story house design dossiers must be verified before application for grant of construction permits

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SUMMARY:

 

Ü TAX – FEE – CHARGE

CHARGE FOR RECOGNITION OF
A NEW DOMESTIC ANIMAL STRAIN IS VND 750,000/TIME

The Circular No. 24/2021/TT-BTC on prescribing the rates, collection, remittance, management and use of charges in animal husbandry is promulgated by the Ministry of Finance on March 31, 2021.

The charge rates are specified in the Tariff together with this Circular as follows: Charge for appraisal of grant of a license for import of animal feed about which information has not been yet publicized on the portal of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is VND 350,000/product/purpose/time; charge for appraisal of grant of a license for first-time import of breeding males, sperms and embryos of cattle breed is VND 250,000/breed/time;

 

charge for recognition of new domestic animal strains and breeds is VND 750,000/strain or breed/time, etc.

Individuals in poor households, the elderly, the persons with disabilities, people with meritorious services to the revolution; organizations and individuals in communes with extremely difficult socio-economic conditions who request competent state agencies to carry out the charge collection contents specified in the Tariff of charge rates in animal husbandry together with this Circular shall be exempted from the charge collection.

This Circular takes effect on May 17, 2021.

Ü LAND – HOUSING

THE VIETNAM BANK FOR SOCIAL POLICIES’ LOAN INTEREST RATE
 FOR PURCHASING SOCIAL HOUSES IS 4.8%/YEAR

On April 01, 2021, the Prime Minister issues the Decision No. 532/QD-TTg on the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies’ concessional loan interest rate for purchase and rent-purchase of social houses and house building, renovation or repair under Article 16 of the Government’s Decree No. 100/2015/ND-CP of October 20, 2015, on social housing development and management.

 

Accordingly, the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies’ concessional loan interest rate for purchase and rent-purchase of social houses and house building, renovation or repair under Article 16 of the Government’s Decree No. 100/2015/ND-CP is 4.8 percent per year.

This Decision takes effect from the date of its signing through January 01, 2023.

Ü INVESTMENT

CONDITIONS FOR THE GRANT OF CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE CERTIFICATES

The Decree No. 15/2021/ND-CP on detailing a number of contents on management of construction investment projects is issued by the Government on March 03, 2021.

An individual shall be granted a construction practice certificate if he/she meets the following conditions: Having full civil act capacity as prescribed by the law; Possessing a residence or work permit in Vietnam, for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese; Possessing trained qualifications and working time and experience relevant to the practice certificate; Passing the test in the field applied for the grant of a practice certificate.

Individuals shall send 01 set of dossier applying for the issuance of the practice certificate to the practice certificate-granting agency online or by post or in person. 

 

Within 20 days from the date on which a valid dossier is received, the competent agency shall be responsible for granting the construction practice certificates.

In addition, a foreign contractor shall have its construction operation license revoked in one of the following cases: The dossier of application for grant of the construction operation license contains counterfeit documents; Contents of the construction operation license are corrected, erased or falsified; The construction operation license is misstated at the fault of the agency granting the license; The construction operation license is granted beyond competence.

This Decree takes effect from the signing date.


TO ANNOUNCE 99 HIGH TECHNOLOGIES PRIORITIZED
FOR DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT

On December 30, 2020, the Prime Minister issues the Decision No. 38/2020/QD-TTg promulgating the List of high technologies prioritized for development investment and List of hi-tech products eligible for development promotion.

There are 99 high technologies in the List of high technologies prioritized for development investment, such as: Artificial intelligence (AI) technology; Internet of things (IoT); Quantum technology; Bioinformatics technology; Technology for designing and manufacturing high-definition monitors; Advanced 3D-printing technology; etc.

The List of hi-tech products eligible for development promotion includes 107 technologies such as:

 

Smartcards and smartcard readers; Services of counseling, designing and leasing information technology systems; etc.

For high technologies and hi-tech products that are not on the lists mentioned in this Article but satisfy the conditions specified in the Law on High Technologies and are urgently needed for national socio-economic development, the Ministry of Science and Technology shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with related ministries and agencies in, summing up and reporting them to the Prime Minister.

This Decision takes effect on February 15, 2021.

Ü CONSTRUCTION

THE SEVEN-STORY HOUSE DESIGN DOSSIERS MUST BE VERIFIED
BEFORE APPLICATION FOR GRANT OF CONSTRUCTION PERMITS

The Government issues the Decree No. 06/2021/ND-CP dated January 26, 2021 on detailing a number of provisions on quality management, construction and maintenance of construction works.

In accordance with this Decree, with regard to households’ or individuals’ separate houses without basement which have a total construction floor area of under 250 m2, or with fewer than three stories, or a height of under 12 meters, the separate house construction owners may organize to design by themselves.

With regard to households’ or individuals’ separate houses with fewer than seven stories or with 01 basement, except for the above cases, the design must be conducted by a fully capable organization or individual in accordance with law provisions.

 

Attentionally, with regard to households’ or individuals’ separate houses with seven stories or more, or with 02 basements or more, the design dossiers must be verified for construction design in terms of work safety before applying for grant of construction permits. The design and design verification must be conducted by a fully capable organization or individual in accordance with law provisions.

In addition, the construction supervisor shall conduct acceptance test of construction jobs within 24 hours after receiving from the construction contractor a request of acceptance test of construction jobs.

The Decree takes effect from the signing date.

 


 

 

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