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Name: Civil Code
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1995-10-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam, 1996-08-31, pp. XVI/1-XVI/297
ISN: VNM-1995-L-45459
Bibliography: Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam, 1996-08-31, pp. XVI/1-XVI/297
Civil Code (English) Civil Code (English) World Legal Information Institute (consulted on 2004-11-08)
Abstract/Citation: Part 1 contains general provisions, covering legal capacity of individuals, civil transactions, representation, and personal rights. Personal rights include the right to privacy, to citizenship, to marriage, and to equality between husband and wife; the right to freedom of belief and religion, freedom of movement and residence, and the right to work. Part 2 contains provisions relating to property and ownership rights. Part 3 relates to civil obligations and civil contracts, civil liability, mortgages, civil contracts, liability for damages (including damage caused by workers and trainees). Chapter III regards obligations and performance of acts without authorisation. Part 4 covers inheritance; Part 5 land rights, and Part 6 concerns intellectual property rights and technology transfer.
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