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Criminal Procedures Code

Year of Version:2003
Date of Entry into Force:July 1, 2004
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 2003
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:The notification by Vietnam to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Code provides for basic principles in criminal proceedings, the orders and procedures for initiating criminal proceedings, investigation, prosecution, judgement and enforcement of criminal cases, including cases related to intellectual property.'

Article 7 of Chapter III ' Fundamental Rights' provides for the protection of (...) property of citizens.
Available Texts: 

Criminal Procedures Code Criminal Procedures Code, Complete document (pdf) [315 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:VN018


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