THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 20/2000/QD-BTC

Hanoi, May 21, 2000

 

DECISION

ISSUING THE TABLE OF CHARGE AND FEE RATES FOR THE AQUATIC RESOURCE PROTECTION

THE MINISTER OF FINANCE  

 

Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 15/CP of March 2, 1993 on the tasks, powers and State management responsibilities of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 178/CP of October 28, 1994 on the tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Finance;
Pursuant to Clause 3, Article 5 of Decree No. 93/CP and Articles 18, 19 and 20 of the Regulation on the implementation of the Ordinance on Veterinary Drugs issued together with Decree No. 93/CP of November 27, 1993 of the Government;
Pursuant to Clauses 6 and 7, Article 2 of the Government�s Decree No. 50/CP of June 21, 1994 on the tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Aquatic Resources;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 04/1999/ND-CP of January 30, 1999 on charges and fees belonging to the State budget;
After obtaining the opinion of the Ministry of Aquatic Resources and at the proposal of the General Director of Tax,

 

DECIDES:

Article 1.- To issue together with this Decision the Table of charge and fee rates for the aquatic resource protection.

1. Payers of charges and fees at the rates prescribed in this Article are foreign and Vietnamese organizations and individuals conducting production and business activities in the field of aquatic resources after they are granted operation licenses and their fishing means and gear have gone through safety inspection and their aquatic products have gone through quality and veterinary inspection by the aquatic resource protection agencies as prescribed by law.

2. In cases where a license is re-granted or extended, only 50% of the prescribed corresponding charge or fee rate shall be collected. In cases where verification is required or the procedures for granting a new license must be completed, a fee shall be collected as in cases of granting of new licenses.

3. In cases where a customer makes a written request for an inspection outside the working hours prescribed by the State so as to meet time requirements, a surcharge equal to 50% (fifty per cent) of the rate prescribed in the appendices attached to this Decision shall be collected.

4. Charges and fees shall be collected in Vietnam dong. Where the charge or fee rate is set in US dollar (USD), it shall be converted into Vietnamese currency at the exchange rate announced by the State Bank of Vietnam at the time of collection.

Article 2.- The Department for Aquatic Resource Protection under the Ministry of Aquatic Resources, the local sub-departments for aquatic resource protection and aquatic resource centers (collectively referred to as aquatic resource protection agencies that organize the collection of charges and fees for aquatic resource protection shall be allowed to deduct 40% (forty per cent) of the total amount of collected charges and fees before remitting them into the State budget in order to cover the expenses for organization of charge and fee collection; the remainder (60%) must be remitted into the State budget.

The Department for Aquatic Resource Protection of the Ministry of Aquatic Resources shall have to direct and guide the aquatic resource protection agencies to collect, remit and manage the use of charges and fees for aquatic resource protection in an uniform manner nationwide according to the Finance Ministry�s Circular No. 54/1999/TT-BTC of May 10, 19999 guiding the implementation of the Government�s Decree No. 04/1999/ND-CP of January 30, 1999 on charges and fees belonging to the State budget.

Article 3.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its signing. All regulations on the collection, payment and management of charges and fees for aquatic resource protection, which are contrary to this Decision, are now annulled.

Article 4.- Organizations and individuals that have to pay charges and fees for aquatic resource protection, the Department of Aquatic Resource Protection, charge-and fee-collecting agencies and related agencies shall have to implement this Decision.

 

 

FOR THE MINISTER OF FINANCE
VICE MINISTER


Pham Van Trong

TABLE

OF CHARGE AND FEE RATES
(Issued together with Finance Ministers Decision No. 20/2000/QD-BTC of February 21, 2000)

 

 A. LICENSING FEES:

 

Ordinal Contents of collected fees Calculation Rates Remarks number unit

 

1 Fishing means registration certificates one means 40,000

2 Fishing registration certificates (for domestic vessels) one granting 30,000

3 Permits for displacement of the exploiting force one granting 30,000

4 Crew registers one granting 20,000

5 Certificates of vessels� hygiene and safety conditions one granting 40,000

6 Certificates of registration of production of and trading in aquatic breeds one granting 30,000

7 Breeding permits one granting 30,000

8 Permits for export and/or import of aquatic animals and products thereof one granting 40,000

9 Certificates of quarantine of aquatic animals and products thereof (for domestic use) one granting 40,000

10 Certificates of qurantine of aquatic animals and products thereof, which are exported, imported, in transit or transported via Vietnam one granting 40,000

11 Permits for export and import of veterinary drugs, chemicals, vaccines and microorganisms used for aquaculture one granting 30,000

12 Certificates of registration of production of veterinary drugs for aquatic resources one granting 40,000

13 Certificates of registration of trading in veterinary drugs for aquatic resources, for shops, stalls and agents one granting 40,000

14 Certificates of registration of veterinary drugs and vaccines for aquatic resources one granting 40,000

15 Permits for export and import of feeds for aquatic animals one granting 30,000

16 Certificates of registration of production of feeds for aquatic animals one granting 40,000

17 Certificates of registration of trading in feeds for aquatic animals one granting 40,000

18 Certificates of eligibility for production of specialized aquatic goods one granting 40,000

19 Certificates of registration of quality of specialized aquatic goods per goods item 40,000

20 Certificates of specialized aquatic goods one granting 40,000

21 Certificates of harvesting of bivalve mollusks one granting 40,000

22 Certificates of origin of bivalve mollusks one granting 40,000

23 Permits for operation of pressure equipment one granting 30,000

24 Permits for manufacture of pressure-resistant equipment one granting 30,000

25 Certificates of fishing registration for foreign ships (excluding enterprises operating under the Law on Foreign Investment in Vietnam) one granting 200 USD

B. CHARGES FOR SAFETY INSPECTION OF MEANS AND EQUIPMENT

 

  I CHARGES FOR INSPECTION OF FISHING MEANS

 

1 Evaluation and approval of design charges 5% of the design charge

2 Supervision of techniques of building new vessels (including means not yet inspected by technical agencies) 1% of the ex-work price 

3 Approval of designs one design 100,000

4 Supervision of repair work 1.5% of repair cost

5 Regular checks:

- Checking ship hulls according to tonnage (TDK) 1,500 VND/TDK

- Checking the engine shells and facilities 900 VND/horse-power

6 First-time checks:

- Checking ship hulls according to tonnage (TDK) 3,300 VND/horse power

- Checking the engine shells and facilities 2,000 VND/horse power

II CHECKING STEAM BOILERS, PRESSURE-RESISTANT EQUIPMENT AND COOLING SYSTEM

 

1 Evaluation and approval of designs 5% of design charge

2 Periodical checks:

- Steam boilers unit 80VND/kg/hour

- Cooling equipment 3VND/kcal/hour

- Equipment, containers, steaming pots, boilers, acetylene containers 45,000 VND/equipment

3 Regular checks 50% of periodical fee

4 Periodical checks with tests 1.5 times of Test periodical fee expenses paid by customers

5 Checks of newly installed or manufactured 7.5 times of equipment periodical fees

C. CHARGES FOR INSPECTION OF VETERINARY HYGIENE OF AQUATIC RESOURCES:

 

I CHARGES FOR INSPECTION OF VETERINARY HYGIENE OF AQUATIC RESOURCES

 

1 Examination of aquatic resource veterinary hygiene of fishing vessels, shops, stalls, agents, storehouses and places of production of specialized aquatic goods one inspection 100,000

2 Anti-poison and anti-epidemic hygiene in shops, m2 200 Expense for stalls, agents, storehouses and places of production chemicals not of specialized aquatic goods yet included

II QUARANTINE CHARGES

 

1 Fish:

- Parent fish kg 6,000

- Fry per 10,000 1,000

- Larval fish ditto 10,000

- Breeding fish ditto 20,000

2 Prawn:

- Parent prawn per prawn 20,000

- Naplius per 10,000 2,000

- Postlarvae ditto 3,000

- Breeding prawn ditto 40,000

3 Crabs:

- Mature crabs kg 50

- Breeding crabs kg 500

4 Chelones, turtles, tortoises, trionychids, king crabs, crocodiles...

- Mature each 10,000

- Breeding kg 2,000

5 Frogs, eels kg 50

6 Sea cucumbers, sea eels, leaf worms kg 50

7 Ornamental fish lot 1% of the lot value

8 Oysters, scallops, abalone, clams, ark shells, marquis, mussels, snails

- Mature kg 30

- Breeding per 10,000 2,000

9 Other aquatic animals

- Fish, prawn, cuttlefish and other aquatic products already frozen, salted, dried (imported or exported) kg 2

 

III TEST CHARGES

 

A Veterinary drugs for aquatic resources

I Drugs, chemicals, antibiotics

1.1 Penicillin, streptomycin, tetracycline lot 325,000

1.2 Ampicillin - 230,000

1.3 Chloramphenicol - 245,000

1.4 Vitamin C - 176,000

1.5 Vitamin B1 - 206,000

1.6 Furanes - 126,000

1.7 Diprex vermifuge - 141,000

1.8 Iodine alcohol - 91,000

1.9 Other medicines - 100,000

B Vaccines and bio- preparations

1 Vius disease in fish - 600,000

2 Vibriosis disease in prawn - 500,000

3 Aeromonas hydrophila disease in fish - 400,000

4 Edwardsiella tarda disease in fish - 400,000

5 Ichthyophthiriosi disease - 300,000

6 Trypanosoniosis in fish - 300,000

7 Diplostomiosis disease in fish - 300,000

8 Other diseases - 300,000  

 

IV CHARGE FOR QUALITY INSPECTION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES

 

1 Parent fish kg 6,500 The list of

2 Fry per 10,000 1,200 aquatic resource

3 Larval fish ditto 10,500 goods subject

4 Breeding fish ditto 20,500 to quality

5 Parent prawn each 21,000 inspection are

6 Nauplius per 10,000 2,200 publicized

7 Postlarvae ditto 3,200 annually by

8 Breeding prawn ditto 41,000 the Ministry

9 Mature crabs kg 100 of Science,

10 Breeding crabs kg 1,000 Technology

11 Ornamental fish lot 1% of the and value of the Environment goods lot

12 Chelones, turtles, tortoises, trionychids, king crabs, crocodiles...

- Mature each 12,000

- Breeding kg 2,200

13 Frogs, eels kg 60

14 Sea cucumbers, sea eels, leaf worms kg 60

15 Oysters, scallops, abalone, clams, ark shells, marquis, mussels, snails

- Mature kg 30

- Breeding per 10,000 2,000

16 Other aquatic animals kg 60

 

  17 Quality inspection of feeds and materials for lot 0.1 % of the making fees for aquatic animals goods lot value