Lawmaker Tran Thi Hong Tham from Can Tho is speaking (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – National Assembly deputies discussed the draft revised Law on Press and adopted a resolution on the implementation of bailiff institution during their plenary session in Hanoi on November 26.

Nineteen lawmakers raised their opinions on the press freedom right, the operation of press outlets and their representative offices, the State policy on press development and management, among others.

Under the chair of NA Vice Chairman Huynh Ngoc Son, legislators heard a report acquiring feedback on the draft Law on professional military personnel and defence workers and officers delivered by head of the NA’s Committee on National Defence and Security Nguyen Kim Thoa.

They approved the full text of the Law afterward.

In the afternoon session guided by NA Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu, legislators passed a Resolution approving a Protocol amending the Marrakesh agreement establishing the World Trade Organisation.

They also gave approval of the Law on the organisation of criminal investigative agencies after hearing a report on collecting feedback on the law delivered by head of the NA’s Committee on Judicial Affairs Nguyen Van Hien.

Discussions on the draft Law on associations featured policies, criteria for establishing associations, the State management, among other aspects.

The NA is due to pass the revised Criminal Code, the Criminal Proceeding Code, a Resolution on preventing and controlling law violations and crimes, and activities of the People’s Procuracy and the People’s Courts as well as law enforcement for 2016.

The draft Laws on information access and pharmacy will be also up for debate.

The closing ceremony of the 13th National Assembly’s 10th session in the afternoon will be broadcast live.-VNA