17/05/2023 14:02

What is the Government? What are the tasks and powers of the Government of Vietnam?

What is the Government? What are the tasks and powers of the Government of Vietnam?

What are the tasks and powers of the Government of Vietnam? Minh Ha-Quang Ninh

Hello, Lawnet would like to answer the following:

1. What is the Government?

According to Article 1 of the Law on Government Organization 2015 has the following provisions:

The Government is the highest administrative organ of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, exercises the executive powers and is the executive branch of the National Assembly.

The Government shall be held accountable to the National Assembly and responsible to the National Assembly, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly and the President.

2. Position and functions of the Government of Vietnam

The Government is the highest administrative organ of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, exercises the executive powers and is the executive branch of the National Assembly.

The Government shall be held accountable to the National Assembly and responsible to the National Assembly, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly and the President.

3. What are the tasks and powers of the Government?

According to Article 96 of the Constitution 2013, the Government has the following tasks and powers:

- To organize the implementation of the Constitution, laws and resolutions of the National Assembly, ordinances and resolutions of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, and orders and decisions of the President;

- To propose and formulate policies to be submitted to the National Assembly or the Standing Committee of the National Assembly for decision or decide on policies according to its competence, for the performance of its tasks and the exercise of its powers set out in this Article; to submit draft laws, draft state budget estimates and other projects to the National Assembly; and to submit draft ordinances to the Standing Committee of the National Assembly;

- To perform the unified management of the economy, culture, social affairs, education, health, science, technology, environment, information, communications, external relations, national defense, national security, and social order and safety; to carry out orders on general mobilization or partial mobilization or orders to proclaim a state of emergency, and take other necessary measures to defend the Fatherland and to protect the People’s lives and property;

- To propose the National Assembly for decision the establishment or abolition of ministries or ministerial-level agencies; the establishment, dissolution, consolidation, separation, or adjustment of the administrative boundaries of, provinces, centrally run cities or special administrative-economic units; to propose the Standing Committee of the National Assembly for decision the establishment, dissolution, consolidation, separation or adjustment of the boundaries of, administrative units under the provinces and centrally run cities;

- To perform the unified management of the national administration system; to manage cadres, civil servants, public employees, and the public service in state agencies; to organize inspection and control work, the settlement of complaints and denunciations, and the fight against bureaucracy and corruption in the state apparatus; to lead the work of the ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government-attached agencies, and People’s Committees at all levels; to guide and examine the People’s Councils in their implementation of the documents of state agencies at higher levels, to create the conditions for the People’s Councils to perform their tasks and exercise their powers which are prescribed by a law;

- To protect the rights and interests of the State and society, human rights and citizens’ rights; and to ensure social order and safety;

- To negotiate and conclude treaties in the name of the State, as authorized by the President; to decide on the conclusion, accession to, ratification of, or withdrawal from, treaties in the name of the Government, except for treaties to be submitted to the National Assembly for ratification as specified in Clause 14, Article 70; to protect the interests of the State and the legitimate interests of Vietnamese organizations or citizens in foreign countries;

- To coordinate with the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front and central bodies of the socio-political organizations in the performance of the tasks and the exercise of the powers of the Government.

Bui Thi Nhu Y
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