THE PRIME MINISTER
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence – Freedom – Happiness
No: 228/2003/QD-TTg
Hanoi, November 06th, 2003
DECISION
ON THE EXPERI-MENTAL LEASE OF CAI LAN PORT BERTH INFRASTRUCTURE FOR MANAGEMENT AND EXPLOITATION
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 30, 1990 Maritime Code of Vietnam;
Pursuant to the Prime Minister's Decision No. 202/1999/QD-TTg of October 12, 1999 approving the overall plan on the development of Vietnam's seaport system till 2010;
At the proposal of the Ministry of Communications and Transport (Report No. 3248/TTr-BGTVT of July 30, 2003) and the opinions of the Ministry of Justice (Official Dispatch No. 628/BTP-PLQT of September 1, 2003),
With a view to efficiently using Cai Lan port berth infrastructure; contributing to recovering investment capital and raising the State's revenue source; helping enterprises to be active and take self-responsibility in the commercial exploitation of seaports; and laying grounds for the formulation of legal documents on the mechanisms for investment in, as well as construction and exploitation of, seaports throughout the country,
DECIDES:
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GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Scope and subjects of application
1. This Decision prescribes principles for the experimental lease of Cai Lan port berth infrastructure for management and commercial exploitation.
2. This Decision shall apply to the lessor, the lessee, as well as organizations and individuals involved in the management and exploitation of Cai Lan port berth infrastructure.
Article 2.- Interpretation of terms
In this Decision, the following terms and phrases shall be construed as follows:
1. "Lease contract" means the document signed between the lessor and the lessee for the management and exploitation of Cai Lan port berth infrastructure.
 

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