THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH
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SOCIALISTREPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness

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No: 01/2001/TT-BYT
Hanoi , January 19, 2001
 
CIRCULAR
ON THE CONSIDERATION OF GRANTING OF PHARMACEUTICALS TRADING PRACTICE CERTIFICATES
Pursuant to the Law on Protection of Peoples Health of July 11, 1989;
Pursuant to Enterprises Law No.13/1999/QH10 of June 12, 1999; the Government’s Decree No.02/2000/ND-CP of February 3, 2000 on business registration and Decree No.03/2000/ND-CP of February 3, 2000 guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Enterprises Law;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No.11/1999/ND-CP of March 3, 1999 on goods banned from circulation, commercial services banned from provision; goods and commercial services subject to the restricted or conditional business;
Pursuant to the Ordinance on Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice; the Government’s Decree No.06/CP of January 29, 1994 detailing a number of articles of the Ordinance on Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Practices;
The Ministry of Health hereby guides the consideration and granting of pharmaceutical trading practice certificates to individuals who trade in pharmaceuticals.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Pharmaceuticals trading practice certificates (called pharmaceutical practice certificates for short) are written titles granted by the Health Ministry or the Health Services of the provinces and centrally-run cities to individuals who are professionally qualified and have adequate professional experience and practice ethics for trading in pharmaceuticals according to the provisions of the Enterprises Law on the Vietnamese territory.
Article 2.- All individuals who are fully qualified under the provisions of this Circular and wish to trade in pharmaceuticals shall be granted pharmaceutical practice certificates.
Article 3.- Subjects that must hold pharmaceutical practice certificates to make business registration according to the provisions of the Enterprises Law include:
1. One of the enterprise managers as specified in Clause 12, Article 3 of the Enterprises Law (a member of the Members Council, the companys chairman, a member of the Managing Board, Director (General Director), and other key managerial posts stated in the company charter) for a limited liability company or a joint stock company.
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