LEGAL EVENTS 2015

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Legal events 2015

1. Increase minimum wages
Under Decree 122/2015/ND-CP, region-based minimum wages shall apply to businesses from 01/01/2016 as follows:

–       Region I: 3.500.000 VND/month (increased by 400,000 VND compared with the Decree 103/2014 / ND-CP).

–       Region II: 3.100.000 VND/month (increased by 350,000 VND compared with the Decree 103/2014 / ND-CP).

–       Region III: 2.700.000 VND/month (increased by 300,000 VND compared with the Decree 103/2014 / ND-CP).

–       Region IV: 2.400.000 VND/month (increased by 250,000 VND compared with the Decree 103/2014 / ND-CP).

List of administrative divisions Region I, Region II, Region III and Region IV stipulated in appendix enclosed with this Decree.

2. Viet Nam signed officially TPP

TPP reached agreement on 5 October 2015 after many years of negotiations. TPP signing ceremony took place in Auckland, New Zealand on 4 February 2016, TPP proposed new regulations on the issues: intellectual property rights, foreign investment laws, environmental standards and labor, procurement policy, competition and state-owned companies, processes controversy challenge. TPP including the United States, Japan, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Peru.

3. The Civil Code recognizes the rights of transgender

Under Article 37 of the Civil Code (as amended) regulations on transgender: “The transgender shall be implemented under the Vietnamese laws. Individuals who has already implemented transgender shall have the rights and implement the obligations to register change of civil status under the provisions of the civil status law. They will have the moral rights in line with gender transformed under the provisions of Civil Code and other relevant laws. “

4. The divers must sit theory tests again if they do not change driving licenses on time.

Circular No. 58/2015/TT-BGTVT regulations on driver training, driving tests, and issuance of driving licenses with respect to road motor vehicles takes effect on January 01, 2016. Accordingly, the process of changing cardboard driving licenses into PET material driving licenses as follows:

  1. Car and A4 class driving licenses: before December 31, 2016.
  2. Driving licenses with permanent validity (A1, A2, A3 classes): before December 31, 2020.

After six months according to the changing processes as stated, any driver who holds cardboard driving licenses should sit theory tests again for re-issuance of driving license.

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