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Amendments to 1992 Constitution necessary

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Drafting amendments and supplements to the 1992 Constitution must ensure the science and follow the Party’s policy and reality.

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung made the requirement at the first session of the Committee on drafting amendments to the 1992 Constitution that convened in Hanoi on August 8 to inform the mechanism and plan on operations of the Committee and a draft plan on the implementation of the 1992 Constitution.

According to the operational regulations, the Committee, with legislative leader Hung being its head, has tasks of discussing issues on amendments and supplements to the Constitution; reviewing the implementation of the 1992 Constitution; gathering opinions; studying related information and documents and devising draft amendments for the Constitution.

The Committee also has the task of surveying and assessing social ties and legal documents relating to amended contents as well as compiling and editing the documents.

In the scheduled plan, summing up the implementation of the 1992 Constitution has to ensure the comprehensiveness, evaluate political-legal ideology values shown in the Constitution, as well as achievements and shortcomings and reasons in an objective and correct manner.

The summary also covered demands and contents to suit the development trend of the era, and then to propose to amend, supplement and perfect the Constitution to timely institutionalise the Party’s major guidelines and policies stated in the Platform on national construction in the transition to socialism and other documents of the 11th Party Congress.

Chairman Hung noted the Committee’s operations must ensure the principle of the Party’s leadership, at the same time maintain the principle of concentration, democracy and gathering opinions of all walks of life./.
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