THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND INFORMATION
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 03/2007/QD-BVHTT
Hanoi, February 07, 2007
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON PRESS CORRECTIONS
THE MINISTER OF CULTURE AND INFORMATION
Pursuant to the December 28, 1989 Press Law; the June 12, 1999 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Press Law; and the Government's Decree No. 51/2002/ND-CP of April 26, 2002, detailing the implementation of the Press Law and the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Press Law;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 63/2003/ND-CP of June 11, 2003, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Culture and Information;
At the proposal of the director of the Press Department,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on press corrections.
Article 2.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO."
Article 3.- The director of the Ministry's Office, the director of the Press Department, directors of provincial/municipal Services of Culture and Information, parent agencies and heads of press agencies, journalists, and concerned organizations and individuals shall implement this Decision.
 
 
FOR THE MINISTER OF CULTURE AND INFORMATION
VICE MINISTER



Do Quy Doan
 
REGULATION
ON PRESS CORRECTIONS
(Promulgated together with the Culture and Information Minister's Decision No. 03/2007/QD-BVHTT of February 7, 2007)
Article 1.- Governing scope and subjects
1. Governing scope:
This Regulation provides for the making of corrections and the publication or broadcasting of statements of agencies or organizations (below collectively referred to as organizations) or individuals regarding the information specified in Article 2 of this Regulation.
2. Governing subjects:
Parent agencies of press agencies, press agencies, authors of press works as well as organizations and individuals involved in the information specified in Article 2 are governed by this Regulation.
Article 2.- Information subject to correction
Press agencies or authors of press works shall make corrections to the information published or broadcast in the press if:
1. That information is untruthful;
2. That information is distortional or slanderous or hurts the prestige of organizations or the honor or dignity of individuals;
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