NA Standing Committee debate changes to Law on Planning

VOV.VN - At their 8th session in Hanoi on March 17, deputies to the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee discussed revisions to the Law on Planning and 32 other laws that have stipulations concerning planning.

The deputies underlined the importance to revise these laws on ensure the feasibility of the Law on Planning once it comes into force on January 1st, 2019.

Earlier, they also debated amendments to the Technology Transfer Law, which pertain to State policies on transfer technology, technology assessment in investment projects and solutions to encourage technology transfer and develop technology markets.

The draft law also proposes the establishment of National Technology Innovation Fund which supports small and medium-sized enterprises to transfer technology and boost technology transfer serving agriculture, forestry and aquatic products in disadvantaged areas.

NA Chairwoman Ngan rejected the fund, saying that it only expands the National Technology Renovation Fund, which is stated in hi-technology law.

The Committee reached final conclusion that the draft law on technology transfer must be reviewed in accordance with Public Asset Management Law and avoid overlaps with laws on State budget, tax, investment, science-technology to ensure its feasibility.