THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence- Freedom- Happiness
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No.206/2003/QD-TTg
Hanoi, October 7 , 2003
 DECISION
AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE REGULATION ON DUTY-FREE SHOPS, ISSUED TOGETHER WITH THE PRIME MINISTER'S DECISION NO. 205/1998/QD-TTG DATED OCTOBER 19, 1998
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the September 26, 2001 Customs Law;
At the proposal of the Minister of Trade,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To amend and supplement a number of articles of the Regulation on Duty-Free Shops, issued together with the Prime Minister's Decision No. 205/1998/QD-TTg dated October 19, 1998 as follows:
1. Clauses 3 and 4 of Article 4 is amended and supplemented as follows:
"3. The opening of duty-free shops in service of passengers on entry at a number of international airports, the opening of downtown duty-free shops in service of passengers on entry and passengers awaiting departures, and the opening of duty-free shops in service of the diplomats are defined in the Government's Decree No. 73/CP dated July 30, 1994, shall be decided by the Prime Minister at the proposals of the provincial/municipal People's Committees and the concerned ministries.

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4. The locations of duty-free shops or warehouses must be approved by the provincial/municipal People's Committees or permitted for use by the managing ministries or branches (for the units directly managed by ministries or branches), and must be certified by the Ministry of Finance (the General Department of Customs) as fully meeting the inspection and control conditions."
 

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