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Name: Decree No. 38-CP on Administrative Penalties for Labour Offences.
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Labour administration
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1996-06-25
Entry into force:
ISN: VNM-1996-R-49377
Bibliography: Foreign Investment Laws of Vietnam (official English version), Ministry of Planning and Investment / Phillips Fox, pp. IV-431/445
English translation English translation National Information Network on OSH of Vietnam, National Institute of Labour Protection, Vietnam
English translation English translation The Child Labor Legislative Database, University of Iowa Center for Human Rights, USA (consulted on 2005-08-26)
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth penalties for offences against the Labour Code, including for failure to pay wages, failure to provide a changing room for female employees, and violations of provisions regarding labour contracts, temporary assignments, collective agreements, employment of pregnant women, rest periods, holidays, forced labour, termination of employment, minimum wage, and social security. Section II sets forth penalties for offences regarding occupational safety. Section III provides for sanctions for offences in relation to labour administration (e.g. false declarations regarding employees), or breaches of regulations with respect to foreign labourers or Vietnamese overseas workers.
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