Commendation types under the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 in Vietnam

What are the commendation types under the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 in Vietnam? - Minh Huy (Binh Dinh)

Commendation types under the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 in Vietnam

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1. Commendation types under the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 in Vietnam

Specifically, Article 8 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 stipulates commendation types including:

- Commendations for meritorious services are for individuals or collectives that regularly achieve excellent achievements in Fatherland Construction and Defense.

- Irregular commendations are timely commendations for individuals, collectives, or households that irregularly achieve excellent achievements. 

- Emulation movement commendations are for individuals, collectives, or households that have excellent achievements in emulation movements launched and directed by competent authorities within a specific time or thematic emulations for political tasks of the CPV or the State.

- Contribution process commendations are for individuals who have long-term participation in revolutionary periods or Fatherland Construction and Defense, hold the leading or managerial positions in state agencies, public service providers, political organizations, socio-political organizations, social-political-vocational organizations, social organizations, or socio-vocational organizations with tasks assigned by the CPV or State, conduct meritorious services, or contribute achievements to the revolutionary cause of the CPV and the nation.

- Seniority-based commendations are for individuals of the People’s Army and the People’s Public Security who have achievements and working histories in the people’s armed forces.

- Diplomatic commendations are for Vietnamese individuals or collectives residing abroad; foreign individuals or collectives that contribute achievements to the Fatherland Construction and Defense of Vietnam.

2. Regulations on emulation and commendation fund in Vietnam

Pursuant to Article 11 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022, regulations on emulation and commendation fund are as follows:

- The emulation and commendation fund is established based on the state budget, from emulation and commendation funds of enterprises, other economic organizations, contributions of Vietnamese individuals and organizations, foreign individuals and organizations, and other revenue sources according to regulations of the law.

- The emulation and commendation fund is used for expenditures on the organization of emulation and commendation; expenditures on awards regarding emulation titles and commendation forms for achievements in Fatherland Construction and Defense; expenditures on printing and making commendation items or gifting souvenirs to individuals, collectives, or households.

- Ministries, departments, central authorities, administrative divisions, organizations, and units shall establish emulation and commendation funds for expenditures on the organization of emulation movements and implementation of policies and regulations on commendation in compliance with regulations of the law.

- Persons who issue commendation decisions shall conduct expenditures on commendation allocated from the emulation and commendation fund under the management of their agency;

In case the President of Vietnam, Government of Vietnam, or Prime Minister of Vietnam decides on the commendation, agencies that requested for commendation prescribed in Clauses 2, 3, and 4 Article 83 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 shall conduct expenditures on commendations allocated from the emulation and commendation fund under their management.

- The Government of Vietnam shall elaborate the establishment, management, and use of emulation and commendation funds.

3. Regulations on commendation items in Vietnam

According to Article 12 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022, regulations on commendation items are as follows:

- Commendation items are special products protected by the State to be gifted to collectives, households, gifted or posthumously gifted to organizations when competent authorities issue commendation decisions, including orders, medals, and badges of titles of “Anh hùng Lực lượng vũ trang nhân dân” (Hero of People's Armed Forces), “Anh hùng Lao động” (Labor Hero), “Bà mẹ Việt Nam anh hùng” (Vietnamese Heroic Mother), “Chiến sĩ thi đua toàn quốc” (National Emulation Fighter); commemorative medals; diplomas, flags, or certificates of commendations of emulation titles and commendation forms.

- The Government of Vietnam shall elaborate on the form, color, number of stars, and number of stripes for each type and grade of orders, medals, and badges of titles of “Hero of People’s Armed Forces”, “Labor Hero”, “Vietnamese Heroic Mother”, and “National Emulation Fighter”; materials, and frame sizes of types of orders, medals, diplomas, flags, and certificates of emulation titles and commendation forms; procedures for the issuance, exchange, and re-issuance of commendation items.

4. Responsibilities of agencies, organizations, and units in emulation and commendation work in Vietnam

Responsibilities of agencies, organizations, and units in emulation and commendation work are specified in Article 13 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 as follows:

- Heads of agencies, organizations, and units shall directly lead, direct, and take responsibility for the result of emulation and commendation work; detect individuals, collectives, and households with achievements to commend based on entitlements or as requested by superior agencies; expand the typical advanced model; assess achievements; take responsibility for issuing commendation decisions and presenting such decisions to superior agencies.

- Agencies, organizations, and units shall apply information technology and modernization of management to emulation and commendation work.

- The Vietnam Fatherland Front and its member organizations shall, within their scope of tasks and entitlements, implement regulations prescribed in Clause 1 and Clause 2 of Article 13 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 and shall:

+ Disseminate, mobilize, and encourage union members, members, and the People to comply with laws on emulation and commendation;

+ Organize or cooperate with agencies, organizations, and units in organizing emulation movements;

+ Supervise the implementation of policies and laws on emulation and commendation and social criticism regarding drafts of policies and laws on emulation and commendation.

- Press agencies shall implement regulations prescribed in Clause 1 and Clause 2 of Article 13 of the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022 and regularly disseminate guidelines of the CPV, policies and laws of the State on emulation and commendation; actively participate in detecting individuals, collectives, and households with excellent achievements; disseminate and popularize goods examples, good people, and good deeds, contributing to the encouragement of emulation movements.

The dissemination work must reflect the correct result of emulation movements and commendation and timely reflect and fight against violations of laws on emulation and commendation.

- Agencies, organizations, and units that provide advisory services and assistance regarding emulation and commendation work shall:

+ Provide advisory services and propose the implementation of emulation and commendation work;

+ Provide advisory services for the launch emulation movements; develop programs, plans, and contents of emulation;

+ Guide, urge, and inspect the implementation of emulation and commendation work; receive, consider, and appraise applications for emulation titles and commendation forms; present such applications to competent authorities for consideration of issuance of commendation decisions;

+ Provide advisory services regarding the preliminary and summary of emulation movements.

More details can be found in the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2022, effective from January 1, 2024, replacing the Law on Emulation and Commendation 2003.

Ho Quoc Tuan

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