Regulations on facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence in Vietnam

What are the regulations on facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence in Vietnam? - Thanh Tam (Gia Lai)

Regulations on facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence in Vietnam

Pursuant to Article 35 of the Law on Prevention and Combat against Domestic Violence 2022, facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence shall care for, provide counseling services, arrange shelters, and support the essential needs of domestic violence victims and children that such victims are obligated to care for and nurture; provide domestic violence control.

Facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence include:

- Trusted addresses;

- Medical service facilities;

- Social support facilities;

- State legal aid centers and organizations participating in legal aid;

- Other facilities participating in the prevention and combat against domestic violence;  

- Facilities that provide domestic violence and combat support services.

Regulations on facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence in Vietnam

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Regulations on facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence in Vietnam

Pursuant to Article 40 of the Law on Prevention and Combat against Domestic Violence 2022, regulations for facilities supporting the prevention and combat against domestic violence are as follows:

(1) Facilities that provide domestic violence and combat services established by agencies, organizations, and individuals following the law operating for non-profit purposes to provide one or several of the following services and activities:

- Domestic violence prevention and combat counseling;

- Provision of shelters and other essential needs for domestic violence victims;

- Domestic violence education and control;

- Provision of health care and psychological disease prevention for domestic violence victims;

- Other activities related to prevention and combat against domestic violence.  

(2) Facilities prescribed in Clause (1) shall satisfy the following criteria:  

- Heads of the facilities must have full civil act capacity and at least a bachelor's degree, have received specialized training related to services registered for provision, and have not been criminally prosecuted or received fines for acts of domestic violence;

- Staff who directly participate in the provision of domestic violence prevention and combat services must have graduated from high school or higher, have received advanced training in the knowledge of and skills in preventing and combating domestic violence organized by competent state agencies or facilities permitted by competent state agencies;

- In case of providing shelters for domestic violence victims or domestic violence education and control services, facilities must have the required physical facilities and locations.

(3) Facilities prescribed in Clause (1) shall register their contents and operating scope with state management agencies of domestic violence prevention and combat. 

(4) Organizations and individuals that invest in the budget, personnel, and physical facilities to perform services and activities prescribed in Clause 1 of this Article may receive tax incentives, fee incentives, credit incentives, and other incentives as prescribed by the law.  

Mai Thanh Loi

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