New policies take effect from October 2019
New policies such as: Management of construction investment costs; Poor district people going to work abroad are entitled to 100% preferential loans; Using public assets to pay BT Investors; Regulations on the management and use of food additives… will take effect from October 2019.
Construction investment cost management
Decree 68/2019/ND-CP issued on August 14, 2019 by the Government on the management of construction investment costs, effective from October 1, 2019, detailing the content of: management construction investment costs of projects using state budget capital, total investment, non-budget state capital and investment projects in the form of public-private partnership (PPP) in terms of total investment , construction cost estimates, project management costs and construction investment consultancy, construction norms and prices, construction bidding package prices; payment and settlement of construction contracts, payment and settlement of work construction investment capital; rights, obligations and responsibilities of investors, construction contractors, consulting contractors in construction investment cost management, investment deciders.
Regulations on using public assets to pay BT Investors
The use of public assets to make payments to investors when implementing work construction investment projects in the form of Build – Transfer Contracts (BT projects) prescribed in Decree 69/2019/ND- CP dated August 15, 2019 of the Government, effective from October 1, 2019.
Fulfilling the obligation to join the People’s Police
This content is available in Decree 70/2019/ND-CP dated August 23, 2019 of the Government, effective from October 10, 2019.
Accordingly, the time to perform the obligation to join the People’s Police is 24 months. The time of active duty service of non-commissioned officers and soldiers, the Minister of Public Security shall decide to extend the time but not exceed 6 months for the cases specified in Clause 1, Article 8 of the Law on People’s Police 2018.
A fine of up to 200 million VND for administrative violations in the field of chemicals and industrial explosives
Decree No. 71/2019/ND-CP dated August 30, 2019 of the Government, effective from October 15, 2019, stipulating penalties for administrative violations in the field of industrial chemicals and explosives.
The maximum fine for an individual administrative violation in the chemical field is VND 50 million, and a fine of VND 100 million for a violation in the field of industrial explosives. For the same act of administrative violation, the fine level for organizations is twice the fine level for individuals.
Get 100% preferential loan for the case of poor people going to work abroad
On September 9, 2019, Decision 27/2019/QD-TTg issued by the Prime Minister on credit for workers in poor districts to work abroad under contracts until 2020.
Thus, the maximum loan amount is equal to 100% of the cost paid by the employee under the contract of sending workers to work abroad signed with the enterprise or non-business organization in accordance with the law. Employees are entitled to borrow capital according to the above provisions without having to provide loan security.
The interest rate for employees of poor households and ethnic minorities to borrow 50% of loans for poor households shall be regulated by the Government. In case, other workers in the poor district are entitled to borrow at the same interest rate for poor households as prescribed by the Government; Overdue debt is charged an interest rate equal to 130% of the loan interest rate specified above.
Exemption of fees for issuance and replacement of citizen identification cards for some subjects
Cases that are exempt from the citizen identification fee fee include:
Firstly, change the citizen’s identity card when the State regulates the change of administrative boundaries.
Second, exchange and re-issue citizen identity cards to citizens permanently residing in border communes; citizens permanently residing in island districts; ethnic minorities in communes with extremely difficult socio-economic conditions; citizens of poor households as prescribed by law citizens are fathers, mothers, spouses, children under 18 years of age of martyrs; war invalids and beneficiaries of policies like war invalids; children under 18 years of age of war invalids and policy beneficiaries like war invalids; sick soldier.
Third, exchange and re-issue citizen identity cards for citizens under 18 years old, orphans of both parents, without support.
The above content is available in Circular No. 59/2019/TT-BTC, effective from October 16, 2019.
According to Circular 59/2019/TT-BTC, cases where fees are not required include:
1. Citizens aged full 14 years or older shall carry out procedures for issuance of citizen identification cards for the first time;
2. Change the citizen’s identity card according to the provisions of Article 21 and point a, clause 3, Article 32 of the Law on citizen identification;
3. Change the citizen identification card when there is an error in the information on the citizen identification card due to the fault of the citizen identification management agency.
According to Financial Magazine