THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 41/2005/QD-BYT
Hanoi, December 8, 2005
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE CONDITIONS FOR FOOD TRADING AND EATING SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS
THE MINISTER OF HEALTH
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 49/ 2003/ND-CP of May 15, 2003. defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Ministry of Health;
Pursuant to July 26, 2003 Ordinance No. 12/ 2003/PL-UBTVQH11 on Food Safety and Hygiene;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 163/ 2004/ND-CP of September 7,2004, detailing the implementation of a number of articles of the Ordinance on Food Safety and Hygiene;
At the proposal of the director of the Food Safety and Hygiene Department, the Ministry of Health,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on food safety and hygiene conditions for food trading and eating service establishments.
Article 2.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO." All previous provisions which are contrary to this Decision are annulled.
Article 3.-The director of the Office, the Chief Inspector, the director of the Legal Department, the director of the Food Safety and Hygiene Department, heads of concerned units under the Ministry of Health, directors of provincial/ municipal Health Services and heads of health agencies of branches shall implement this Decision.
 
 
FOR THE MINISTER OF HEALTH VICE MINISTER


Trinh Quan Huan
 
REGULATION
ON FOOD SAFETY AND HYGIENE CONDITIONS FOR FOOD TRADING AND EATING SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS
(Promulgated together with the Health Minister's Decision No. 41/2005/QD-BYT of December 8, 2005)
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Scope of regulation
This Regulation provides for the food safety and hygiene conditions for food traders and eating service providers.
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