Participants in the conference (Source: moj.gov.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – A video conference was held on July 11 to review judiciary work in the first half of this year and discuss tasks for the remaining months under the chair of Justice Minister Le Thanh Long.

Implementation of the Law on promulgation of legal documents 2015 and relevant legal documents is considered one of the key tasks of the Ministry of Justice in the second half this year.

Based on reviews from ministries and sectors, the Ministry will complete a report on reviews and propose amendments, supplements, replacement, dismissals or promulgations of new legal documents to submit for the Government’s approval.

The Ministry will also issue legal documents within the authority of the Justice Minister for organising the enforcement of law.

Additionally, training sessions will be organised to build the capacity and skills of staff involved in developing and issuing legal documents at all levels.

The Ministry will continue the implementation of the Law on Civil Status by expanding pilot birth registration and personal identification issuance in a bid to establish a national data on population.

Other tasks include developing an electronic national data on civil status at piloted localities and settling the civil status and nationality of children of parents involving a foreign element.

The Ministry will complete and submit to the National Assembly a report on reviewing and giving proposals to improve the legal system in line with Vietnam’s commitments in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement.

It will implement measures to prevent and address disputes between foreign investors and State and Government’s bodies.

Over the past six months, seven draft laws have been developed to submit to the National Assembly for approval or comments.

The justice sector appraised over 4,800 draft legal documents, including those relating to business climate and administrative reform.-VNA