THE MINISTRY OF INDUSTRY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 07/2006/QD-BCN
Hanoi, April 11, 2006
  
DECISION
PROVIDING FOR TECHNICAL STANDARDS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE USE OF ELECTRICITY AS A MEANS OF DIRECT PROTECTION
THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY
 
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 55/2003/ ND-CP of May 28, 2003, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Industry;
Pursuant to the December 3, 2004 Electricity Law;
At the proposal of the director of the Industrial Technical Safety Department,
 
DECIDES:
 
Article 1.- The use of electricity as a means of direct protection means the direct connection of a source of electricity with an appropriate voltage to the metal structure of the fence, barrier or shield (hereinafter collectively referred to as electric fence) of a protected area in order to prevent infiltration into the protected area. When a subject deliberately encroaching upon the protected area comes into direct contact with its electric fence, he/she will get an electric shock and at the same time the protection system will give alarm signals to the guards of such area.
Article 2.- Organizations and individuals are strictly prohibited to use electricity as a means of direct protection to protect their properties, trap birds and rats, protect crops or for other purposes, causing danger to humans, animals and the living environment.
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