THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
 
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence – Freedom - Happiness
No.: 30/2010/TT-BTC
Hanoi, March 05, 2010
 
CIRCULAR
GUIDING THE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF THE TASK OF SUPPLYING PUBLIC-UTILITY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN ROAD AND INLAND WATERWAY TRANSPORT
 
THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
 
Pursuant to November 29, 2005 Law No. 61/ 2005/QH11 on Bidding and its guiding documents;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 60/ 2003/ND-CP of June 6, 2003, detailing and guiding the implementation of the Law on the State Budget;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 168/2003/ND-CP of December 24, 2003, specifying financial sources and the management and use of financial sources for road management and maintenance;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 51/ 2005/ND-CP of April 11, 2005, specifying financial sources and the management and use of financial sources for inland waterway management and maintenance;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 170/2003/ND-CP of December 25, 2003, detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Ordinance on Prices; Decree No. 75/2008/ND-CP of June 9, 2008, amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Government's Decree No. 170/2003/ND-CP of December25, 2003, detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Ordinance on Prices;
Pursuant the Government's Decree No. 118/ 2008/ND-CP of November 27, 2008, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Finance;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 256/2006/QD-TTg of November 9, 2006, promulgating the Regulation on bidding, placement of orders, and assignment of plans for the production and supply of public-utility products and services;
The Ministry of Finance guides the financial management of the task of supplying public-utility products and services in road and inland waterway transport as follows:
 
Article 1. General provisions
1. Scope of regulation: Public-utility products and services for road and inland waterway transport which are put up for bidding, supplied under orders placed or plans assigned by competent state agencies at prices or charge rates prescribed by the State. Payments for these products and services are covered by the state budget.
2. Subjects of application: This Circular applies to units holding bidding, placing orders or assigning plans for the supply of public-utility products and services (those tasked by the Ministry of Transport to take charge of national highways and national inland waterways, provincial-level People's Committees tasked to take charge of local roads and inland waterways); state enterprises, enterprises of other economic sectors, cooperatives, public non-business units (below collectively referred to as public-utility producers and service suppliers) whose functions, tasks or business registrations are relevant to the production and supply of public-utility products and services.
3. Public-utility product and service suppliers must fully meet the conditions for supplying public-utility products and services specified in Clause 2, Article 6; Clause 1, Article 12; and at Point 1, Article 17 of the Prime Minister's Decision No. 256/2006/QD-TTg of November 9,2006, promulgating the Regulation on bidding, placement of orders, and assignment of plans for the production and supply of public-utility products and services.