National Assembly passes three bills
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National Assembly passes three bills

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News
At the National Assembly’s session (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly deputies passed the
revised Law on Technology Transfer, Law on Irrigation, and the revised Law on
Tourism during a session in Hanoi on June 19.

With 93.28 percent of approval, the revised on Technology
Transfer comprises six chapters and 63 articles, stipulating technological
transfer from abroad to Vietnam and vice versa, as well as within the country,
rights and responsibilities of individuals and entities concerned, project
appraisal and State management, among others.

Earlier, deputies heard a report on acquiring feedback on
the revised Law on Technology Transfer delivered by member of the NA Standing
Committee and head of the NA’s Committee on Science, Technology and Environment
Phan Xuan Dung.

Meanwhile, the Law on Irrigation won 93.08 percent of
approval with 10 chapters and 60 articles. It covers irrigation strategy and
planning; management, exploitation and operation of irrigational works and
water reservoirs; rights and responsibilities of relevant individuals and

According to the report on acquiring feedback on the draft
Law, the NA Standing Committee agreed to add regulations on diversifying
investment in managing and tapping irrigational works.

Adopted with 89.21 percent of yes votes, the amended Law on
Tourism, which comprises 9 chapters and 78 articles, stipulates tourism natural
resources, products and activities, rights and responsibilities of concerned
individuals and entities at home and abroad.

The report on acquiring feedback on the draft revised Law on
Tourism said the law covers regulations on ranking lodging facilities on
voluntary basis, tourism planning and management.

In the afternoon, the legislature adopted a resolution approving
a Treaty supplementing the Treaty on national border demarcation between
Vietnam and Laos, and a resolution approving a Protocol on borderline and
national borderline between Vietnam and Laos.

Later, the NA deputies passed a draft resolution approving the State budget
balance for 2015 with 92.46 percent of yes vote.

With 82.08 percent of approval, they also adopted a resolution on splitting land
reclamation, recovery, assistance, resettlement of the Long Thanh International
Airport project into a component project. It comes into effect as from the day the
NA approved.-VNA


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