THE PRIME MINISTER

Decision No. 54/2015/QD-TTg dated October 29, 2015 of the Prime Minister on amending and supplementing a number of Articles of the Regulations on issuance and management of the APEC business travel cards attached with the Decision No. 45/2006/QD-TTg dated February 28, 2006 of the Prime Minister
Pursuant to the Law on Government organization dated December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Law on entry, exit, transit, and residence of foreigners in Vietnam dated June 16, 2014;
At the request of the Minister of Public Security,
The Prime Minister promulgates the Decision amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Regulations on issuance and management of the APEC business travel cards attached with the Decision No. 45/2006/QD-TTg dated February 28, 2006 of the Prime Minister.
Article 1. To amend and supplement a number of articles of the Regulations on issuance and management of the APEC business travel cards (hereinafter referred to as ABTCs) attached with the Decision No. 45/2006/QD-TTg dated February 28, 2006 of the Prime Minister
1. To amend and supplement Clause 1, Article 2 as follows:
“1. ABTCs shall be valid for five years since the date of issue and shall not be extended; In case of expiration, the new one shall be issued.”
2. To amend the Article 4 as follows:
Article 4. Vietnamese business people whose ABTCs are lost must report to the immigration authority, the Ministry of Public Security (according to forms as prescribed by the Ministry of Public Security) for destruction of value and making notifications to other countries or territories for destruction of value of the lost cards”.
3. To amend and supplement the Article 6 as follows:
“Article 6. Cases eligible for issuance of ABTCs
1. Vietnamese business people working in state-owned enterprises
a) Chairman of the Board of Members, chairs of corporations, general directors appointed by the Prime Minister;
b) Members of the Board of Members, general directors, deputy general directors, directors, deputy directors of enterprises, industrial zones, processing and exporting zones, economic zones; directors, deputy directors of banks or branches;
c) Chief accountants, managers, assistant managers from enterprises, industrial zones, processing and exporting zones, economic zones, banks; heads of branches of enterprises or banks;
2. Vietnamese business people working in enterprises that are legally established under laws of Vietnam;