THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 291/2006/QD-TTg
Hanoi, December 29, 2006
 
DECISION
APPROVING THE SCHEME ON NON-CASH PAYMENT IN VIETNAM IN THE 2006-2010 PERIOD AND ORIENTATIONS TO 2020
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to December 12, 1997 Law No. 01/1997/QH10 on the State Bank of Vietnam and June 17, 2003 Law No. 10/2003/QH11 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on the State Bank of Vietnam;
Pursuant to December 12, 1997 Law No. 02/1997/QH10 on Credit Institutions and June 15, 2004 Law No. 20/2004/QH11 Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Credit Institutions;
At the proposal of the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam in Report No. 7604/TTr-NHNN of September 5, 2006,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To approve the Scheme on non-cash payment in Vietnam in the 2006-2010 period and orientations to 2020 enclosed with this Decision.
Article 2.- To assign the State Bank of Vietnam and concerned ministries, branches and localities to coordinate with one another in organizing the formulation and implementation of the following component schemes:
1. Scheme on perfection of the legal framework on payment activities of the economy (the State Bank of Vietnam shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with concerned ministries and branches in, implementing this scheme from 2006 to 2010);
2. Group of schemes on non-cash payment in the public sector, consisting of the following component schemes:
a/ Management of government spendings by non-cash payment instruments (the Ministry of Finance shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the State Bank of Vietnam and Ministry of Planning and Investment in, formulating and implementing this component scheme from 2007 to 2010);
b/ Payment of salaries via accounts (the State Bank of Vietnam shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Finance in, formulating and submitting to the Prime Minister for promulgation in 2007 a directive on payment of salaries via accounts to cadres and public employees for implementation from 2007 to 2010);
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