Notable documents of Vietnam in the previous week (from January 15 to January 21, 2024)

Notable documents of Vietnam in the previous week (from January 15 to January 21, 2024)
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Guidelines on the determination of the grading structure of professional titles of public employees; Specific health standards for the recruitment of citizens to People’s Public Security Forces; Adjustments to the Law on Ordinance Development Program 2024; etc., are notable documents that will be covered in this bulletin.

Vietnam’s guidelines on determination of grading structure of professional titles of public employees 

On January 5, 2024, the Ministry of Home Affairs of Vietnam promulgated Official Dispatch No. 64/BNV-CCVC on the determination of the structure of pay grades for officials and the grading structure of professional titles of public employees.

Determination of the grading structure of professional titles of public employees shall comply with guidelines prescribed in Circulars of Ministries managing related fields. In case of not having guidelines or existing guidelines do not provide a specific percentage of each grade of professional titles, the following regulations shall prevail:

(1) Regarding public service providers that cover their recurrent expenditures and investment expenditures (autonomy units of group 1) and public service providers that cover their recurrent expenditures (autonomy units of group 2) 

- Professional title grade I and equivalences: Up to 20%;

- Professional title grade II and equivalences: Up to 50%;

- Professional title grade III and equivalences to below (if any): Up to 30%.

(2) Regarding public service providers that partly cover their recurrent expenditures (autonomy units of group 3) and public service providers whose recurrent expenditures are covered by the state budget (autonomy units of group 4)

- Professional title grade I and equivalences: Up to 10%;

- Professional title grade II and equivalences: Up to 50%;

- Professional title grade III and equivalences to below (if any): Up to 40%.

See more details in Official Dispatch No. 64/BNV-CCVC dated January 5, 2024. 

Vietnam’s specific health standards for recruitment of citizens to People’s Public Security Forces 

On November 14, 2023, the Minister of Public Security of Vietnam promulgated Circular No. 62/2023/TT-BCA on specific health standards and medical checkups for People’s Public Security Forces, which stipulates that citizens participating in the recruitment to the People’s Public Security Forces shall meet the following standards:

- Achieving health standard Type 1 or 2; 

- Having a height from 1m64 to 1m95 for males, 1m58 to 1m80 for females, excluding cases prescribed below; 

- Having visual acuity without classes of 9-10/10 for each eye. In case of refractive errors: regarding nearsighted or farsighted, each eye shall not exceed 3 diopters; regarding astigmatism, it shall be physiological astigmatism, or each eye shall be less than 1 diopter; visual acuity tests for one eye through classes shall reach 9/10, the total visual acuity of both eyes through glasses shall reach at least 19/10 (ensuring visual acuity standards as per regulation in case of admission);

- Meeting specific indexes prescribed in Article 6 of Circular No. 62/2023/TT-BCA.

- Regarding citizens enrolling in People’s Public Security Schools who are conscripted non-commissioned officers on active service in the People’s Public Security Forces: the height standards applicable to the selection for fulfillment of the obligation to participate in People’s Public Security shall be applied;

- Regarding citizens enrolling in People’s Public Security Schools who are ethnic minorities: height standards are 1m62 to 1m95 for males and 1m56 to 1m80 for females. Citizens who are beneficiaries of priority policy 01 of group UT1 prescribed in Appendix II of Circular No. 08/2022/TT-BGDDT: height standards are 1m60 to 1m95 for males and 1m55 to 1m80 for females;  

- Regarding citizens enrolling in People’s Public Security Schools who are Vietnamese citizens with at least bachelor’s degrees from domestic or international universities: health standards are 1m62 to 1m95 for males and 1m56 to 1m80 for females, applicable to citizens who graduated from natural science, engineering, computer science, and information technology majors;

- Regarding citizens enrolling in cultural education at the high school level subject to direct recruitment or admission: height standards are 1m55 to above for males and 1m50 to above for females;  

- Citizens who are beneficiaries of multiple priority policies shall only be entitled to the most beneficial one.

See more details in Circular No. 62/2023/TT-BCA, effective as of January 1, 2024. 

Vietnam to adjust the Law and Ordinance Development Program 2024 

On December 18, 2023, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly of Vietnam approved Resolution No. 41/2023/UBTVQH15 on adjustments to the Law on Ordinance Development Program 2024. 

According to the Resolution, additional Bills of the Law and Ordinance Development Program 2024 with basic policies such as proposals of the Government of Vietnam are as follows: 

- Presentation to the National Assembly of Vietnam for suggestions at the 7th meeting session (May 2024) and approval at the 8th meeting session (October 2024) of the following Bills: 

+ Law on Management and Use of Weapons, Explosives, and Combat Gear (amended). 

In case Bills are prepared with good quality and high consensus is reached during the discussion at the National Assembly of Vietnam, the Standing Committee of the National Assembly of Vietnam shall consider cooperating with the Government of Vietnam in presenting to the National Assembly of Vietnam at the 7th meeting (May 2024) following the procedure of a meeting session;

+ Law on Prevention and Combat against Human Trafficking (amended); 

+ Law on Value-Added Tax (amended); 

- Presentation to the National Assembly of Vietnam for suggestions at the 8th meeting session (October 2024): Law on Chemicals (amended). 

See more details in Resolution No. 41/2023/UBTVQH15, approved on December 18, 2023. 

Cases where Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam may refuse citizen reception 

On January 17, 2024, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam promulgated Decision No. 142/QD-BVHTTDL on the regulation on citizen reception of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam, which stipulates cases of citizen reception refusal, including: 

- Persons intoxicated due to the use of stimulants, mentally ill persons, or persons with specific diseases causing loss of cognitive ability or the ability to control one's behaviors;

- Persons threatening or insulting authorities, organizations, units, persons receiving citizens, or persons performing official duties or committing other acts of violations against internal regulations of citizen reception locations;

- Persons who have been received, explained, and guided but continue to complain or denounce cases settled under policies and laws and inspected, reviewed, and notified in writing by competent authorities;

- Other cases as prescribed by law. 

In the cases mentioned above, persons receiving citizens shall explain the reason for refusal to citizens while reporting such cases to persons in charge of citizen reception. 

See more details in Decision No. 142/QD-BVHTTDL, which comes into force as of January 17, 2024 and replaces Decision No. 3328/QD-BVHTTDL dated October 9, 2014 and Decision No. 3327/QD-BVHTTDL dated October 9, 2014. 

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