THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence- Freedom- Happiness
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No.20/2003/QD-BKHCN
Hanoi, July 31, 2003
 DECISION
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURE AND ASSEMBLY CLASSIFICATION
THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Pursuant to the 1999 Ordinance on Goods Quality;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 54/2003/ND-CP dated May 19, 2003 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Science and Technology;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 175/2002/QD-TTg dated December 3, 2002 approving the strategy on development of Vietnam's automobile industry till 2010, and the vision till 2020;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's direction in Notice No. 82/TB-VPCP dated June 16, 2003;
At the proposal of the general director of the General Department of Standardization, Metrology and Quality Control,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on automobile manufacture and assembly classification.

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Article 2. This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette and replaces Decision No. 17/TDC-QD dated February 17, 1992, Decision No. 182/TDC-QD dated August 13, 1994 and Decision No. 176/TDC-QD dated July 18, 1995 of the General Department of Standardization, Metrology and Quality Control.
Article 3. The general director of the General Department of Standardization, Metrology and Quality Control and the concerned organizations and individuals shall have to implement this Decision.
 
FOR THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
VICE MINISTER




Bui Manh Hai
 
REGULATION
ON AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURE AND ASSEMBLY CLASSIFICATION
(Promulgated together with the Science and Technology Minister's Decision No. 20/2003/QD-BKHCN dated July 31, 2003)
1. General provisions:
1.1. This Regulation shall apply to enterprises which are approved and licensed by the competent State agencies for operation in the field of automobile manufacture and assembly in Vietnam.
1.2. Automobile assembly means the use of all brand-new parts to assemble assorted automobiles according to their designs which bear domestic or foreign brands, in compliance with the current regulations on quality control, industrial property, technology transfer and other relevant law provisions.
 

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