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Original name: Bo luat Hinh su (Lenh so 01/L-CTN)
Name: Penal Code (Order No. 01/L-CTN).
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1999-12-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Cong Bao [English translation], 2000-02-29, No. 8, pp. 3-98
ISN: VNM-1999-L-56207
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=56207&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Cong Bao [English translation], 2000-02-29, No. 8, pp. 3-98
Penal Code (English) Penal Code (English) World Legal Information Institute (consulted on 2006-07-18)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice, Viet Nam PDF of Code in English PDF of Code in English (consulted on 2013-12-02)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice, Viet Nam PDF of Code in Vietnamese PDF of Code in Vietnamese (consulted on 2013-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: Penal Code of Vietnam. Sections 114 and 115 deal with sexual abuse of children, section 119 with trafficking in women, and section 128 with illegal forcing of labourers and public employees to leave their jobs. Section 129 prohibits infringement upon citizens' right to assembly and association. Chapter XVIII concerns narcotics-related crimes, and sections 254-256 deal with prostitution.
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