Methods of allocating clean water supply infrastructure assets in rural and urban areas in Vietnam

Methods of allocating clean water supply infrastructure assets in rural and urban areas in Vietnam
Như Mai

On June 24, 2022, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree 43/2022/ND-CP on the management, use and exploitation of clean water supply infrastructure assets.

Article 5 of Decree 43/2022/ND-CP stipulating the methods of allocating clean water supply infrastructure assets in rural and urban areas in Vietnam as follows:

- Allocating clean water infrastructure assets in the form of increasing assets to:

+ Public non-commercial units as defined in Point a, Clause 1, Point a, Clause 2, and Article 5 of Decree 43/2022/ND-CP,

+ Commune-level People's Committees of Vietnam specified at Point b, Clause 1, Article 5 of Decree 43/2022/ND-CP.

- Allocating clean water supply infrastructure assets in the form of increasing state capital to:

Enterprises with foreign capital specified in Point c, Clause 1, Point b, Clause 2, Article 5 of Decree 43/2022/ND-CP to carry out clean water production and trading in accordance with regulations.

- Allocating clean water supply infrastructure assets to a specialized agency in charge of clean water supply for the preparation of exploitation plans by the following methods:

+ Auctioning assets to organizations to manage, use, and exploit the property for the purpose of producing and trading clean water if cannot allocate the assest to entities specified in Points a and b, Clause 3, Article 5 of Decree 43/2022/ND-CP.

+ Lease out the exploitation right or transfer for a definite time the right to exploit clean water infrastructure assets in case the property has been assigned to the commune-level People's Committees of Vietnam but the actual management, use, and exploitation is ineffective.

Decree 43/2022/ND-CP takes effect on August 8, 2022, Vietnam



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