Law on Legal Assistance focus of NA discussion on June 1 hinh anh 1A deputy speaks at the plenary session (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The draft revised Law on Legal Assistance was the main theme of discussion during the June 1 plenary session of the 14th National Assembly under the chair of Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. 

Chairman of the NA’s Law Committee Nguyen Khac Dinh presented a report on adjustments to the draft revised Law on Legal Assistance based on collected opinions. 

Legislators then gave opinions to contentious contents of the bill, focusing on its structure, principles of legal assistance, the State’s relevant policies, a code of ethics of legal assistants, financial resources for the work and legal assistance in poor localities. 

They also mulled over legal aid beneficiaries, the operation of the State’s legal aid centres, the scope of legal assistance and responsibility of concerned agencies

In the afternoon, Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia presented a proposal on making the work on compensation and relocation of residents into a separate component in the project on building the Long Thanh international airport. 

After Vu Thanh Hong, Chairman of the NA’s Economic Committee, delivered a report assessing the proposal, law-makers discuss the issue in groups. 

The NA is scheduled to examine the draft amended Law on Technological Transfer and the draft Law on management and use of weapons, explosives and supporting tools on June 2.-VNA