NA adopts law-building programme for 2019, adjustments for 2018 plan

The 14th National Assembly (NA) on June 8 passed a resolution on the programme of building laws and ordinances in 2019 and adjustments to the programme for 2018 during the ongoing fifth session in Hanoi.

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The NA decided to add 17 bills into the law-building programme in 2018, including the Law on Food Safety, Law on Children, Investment Law, Law on Public Investment, Law on revision and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Public Investment, Law on Chemicals, Law on Economical and Efficient Use of Energy, Law on Construction and Law on Urban Planning and a resolution of the NA Standing Committee on the environmental protection tax rates.

Besides, the NA will change the time for the submission of some bills, including the Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments, which will be discussed in the NA sixth session instead of fifth session, and the law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection, which will be debated in the eighth session instead of the fifth session.

Meanwhile, the draft Law on Populations, Law on Urban Development Management, and Law on Communal Police are scrapped from the 2018 law-building programme.

Under the programme for 2019, at the seventh session, the NA will discuss and adopt the Law on Public Administration; Law on Architecture; Law on Prevention and Combat of Harmful Effects of Alcohol; Law on Tax Management (revised); Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Execution of Criminal Judgments; Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Public Investment; and a resolution on the law and ordinance building programme for 2020.

Bills to be submitted to the NA for discussion in the 7th session will comprise the Labour Code (revised); Law on Medical Examination and Treatment (revised); Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Land Law; Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Investment Law and Law on Enterprises; Securities Law (revised); Law on Library; Law on Reserve Forces; Law on Civil Defence (revised); and Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens.

The eighth session is scheduled to pass the Labour Code (revised); Law on Medical Examination and Treatment (revised); Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Land Law; Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Investment Law and Law on Enterprises; Securities Law (revised); Law on Reserve Forces; Law on Library; Law on Civil Defence (revised); and Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens.

During the eighth session, legislators will also debate the draft law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Environmental Protection Tax; Law on amendments and supplementations to a number of articles of the Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents, and Youth Law (revised).

The resolution stressed that authorised ministries and agencies and individuals should ensure the quality of the bills they submit to the NA along with the on-schedule submission of bills while creating favourable conditions for NA deputies to access the bills early so that they will have time to study and give ideas on them.
VNA

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