Changing food norms of people held in custody or temporary detention

Changing food norms of people held in custody or temporary detention
Bảo Ngọc

On December 14, 2021, the Government issued Decree 113/2021/ND-CP amending and supplementing a number of articles of Decree 120/2017/ND-CP detailing a number of articles of the Law on Provisional Implementation. detention, detention.

Accordingly, amending and supplementing Article 4 of Decree No. 120/2017/ND-CP on food norms for people held in custody and temporary detention as follows:

The norm of food for a month of temporary detention includes: 17 kg of plain rice; 15 kg of green vegetables; 1 kg of pork (previously 0.7 kg of meat in general) ; 1 kg of fish (formerly 0.8 kg of fish) ; 0.5 kg of sugar; 0.75 liters of fish sauce; 0.2 liters of cooking oil; 0.1 kg of MSG; 0.5 kg of salt (formerly 1 kg of salt) ; other spices equivalent to 0.5 kg of plain rice; fuel equivalent to 17 kg of firewood or 15 kg of coal.

In addition, women held in custody or temporary detention who are pregnant or nursing a child under 36 months of age are entitled to a meal allowance equal to twice the daily standard of food and may be exchanged as prescribed by a physician or doctor. (Previously, they were entitled to the same food allowance as those held in custody or other temporary detention and were allowed to eat 30% more meat and fish).

Decree 113/2021/ND-CP takes effect from December 14, 2021.



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