Principle of protection of legitimate interests of consumers

Principle of protection of legitimate interests of consumers 1. Traders conducting commercial activities are obliged to provide consumers with sufficient and truthful information on goods and/or services they trade in or provide and take responsibility for the accuracy of such information. 2. Traders conducting commercial activities must be responsible for the quality and lawfulness of goods and/or services they trade in or provide. Article 15.- Principle of recognition of legal validity of data messages in commercial activities In commercial activities, data messages which [...]

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Application of treaties, foreign laws and international commercial practices

Application of treaties, foreign laws and international commercial practices 1. Where a treaty to which Vietnam is a contracting party stipulates the application of foreign laws or international commercial practices, or contain provisions different from those of this Law, the provisions of such treaty shall apply. 2. Parties to commercial transactions involving foreign elements may agree to apply foreign laws or international commercial practices if such foreign laws or international commercial practices are not contrary to the fundamental principles of the [...]

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Governing scope

Governing scope 1. Commercial activities conducted in the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. 2. Commercial activities conducted outside the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in cases where the involved parties agree to this Law for application, or where a foreign law or a treaty to which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a contracting party stipulates the application of this Law. 3. Activities not for profit purposes conducted by a party in its transactions with traders in the [...]

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Some Articles and Clauses of the Government’s Decree 

Some Articles and Clauses of the Government’s Decree  1. Clause 1 of Article 3 is repealed. 2. Article 7 is repealed. 3. Clauses 2, 3 and 6 of Article 11 are repealed. 4. Clauses 2, 3 and 6 of Article 12 are repealed. 5. Clauses 4 and 5 of Article 13 are repealed. 6. Clause 4 of Article 14 is repealed. 7. Clauses 3, 4 and 7 of Article 21 are repealed. 8. Clauses 3, 4 and 7 of Article 22 are repealed. 9. Clauses 5 and 6 [...]

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Conditions for production of spirits having less than 5.5% ABV

Conditions for production of spirits having less than 5.5% ABV 1. Be an enterprise, cooperative, cooperative union or household business that is established in accordance with the law. 2. Comply with regulations of the law on food safety. 3. Register its production with the Office of Economics or Office of Economics and Infrastructure affiliated to the People’s Committee of the district where the trader’s production facility is located using the Form No. 14 Section II in the Appendix hereof. In case of [...]

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Rules for spirit management

Rules for spirit management 1. Trade in spirits is included in the list of conditional business lines. Spirit traders shall comply with regulations of the Law on Prevention and Control of Harmful Effects of Alcoholic Beverages and this Decree. 2. Traders that produce spirits on industrial scale, traders that produce spirits for business purpose using traditional methods for business purpose, distributors, wholesalers and retailers of spirits having at least 5.5% alcohol by volume (ABV) are required to obtain a license; traders [...]

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Regulations on business conditions in international trade in goods, chemicals

Rregulations on business conditions in international trade in goods, chemicals “Article 1. Addition of Clause 11 to Article 9 of the Government’s Decree No. 187/2013/ND-CP dated November 20, 2013 on guidelines for implementation of the Commercial Law regarding international goods sale and purchase and goods sale, purchase, processing, agency and transit activities with foreign countries 11. 11. A mineral trader must: a) be a trader in accordance with the Commercial Law; b) trade minerals of illegal origin. Minerals of legal origin shall: – be extracted [...]

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Procedures for issuance of the certificate of food safety

Procedures for issuance of the certificate of food safety The competent authority shall receive and inspect the legitimacy of the application, carry out a site inspection and issue the certificate of food safety. Procedures for issuance of the certificate of food safety: 1. In case of issuance of a new certificate of food safety a) Receive and inspect the legitimacy of the application Within 05 working days from the receipt of the application, the competent authority shall inspect its legitimacy; if it is [...]

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Repeal of some Articles and Clauses of the Government’s Decree 

Repeal of some Articles and Clauses of the Government’s Decree 1. Points a and b Clause 1, Point d Clause 2, Point a Clause 5, Point a Clause 6, Clause 7 and Point a Clause 8 of Article 26 are repealed. 2. Point b Clause 2, Point c Clause 3 and Point a Clause 4 of Article 27 are repealed. 3. Clause 3 of Article 28 is repealed. 4. Clauses 1 and 2 of Article 30 are repealed. 5. Clause 2 of Article 32 [...]

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Obligations of the service providers to make the best effort

Obligations of the service providers to make the best effort Unless otherwise agreed, if the nature of the type of service to be provided requires a service provider to make the best effort to achieve a desired result, the service provider shall perform the obligation of service provision with the best effort and the highest capacity. Article 81.- Cooperation among service providers Where under a contractual agreement or on the basis of practical circumstances, a service is jointly performed by many service [...]

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