THE PRIME MINISTER
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No. 74/2010/QD-TTg
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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Hanoi, November 22, 2010
 
DECISION
DEFINING THE FUNCTIONS, TASKS, POWERS AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE CONTROL DEPARTMENT UNDER THE GOVERNMENT OFFICE
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 178/2007/ND-CP of December 3, 2007, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 33/ 2008/ND-CP of March 19, 2008, defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the Government Office;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 63/ 2010/ND-CP of June 8, 2010, on controlling administrative procedures;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 20/2008/ND-CP of February 14, 2008, on the receipt and settlement of individuals 'and organizations' feedbacks and proposals on administrative regulations;
At the proposal of the Minister-Director of the Government Office,
DECIDES:
Article 1. Position and functions
1. The administrative procedure control agency defined in Clause 1, Article 5 of the Government's Decree No. 63/2010/ND-CP of June 8, 2010, on controlling administrative procedures (below referred to as Decree No. 63/ 2010/ND-CP), is a unit of the Government Office, namely the Administrative Procedure Control Department.
2. The Administrative Procedure Control Department is tasked to assist the Minister-Director of the Governor Office (below referred to as the Minister-Director) in advising the Government and the Prime Minister on the control of administrative procedures; to organize administrative procedure control activities and manage the national database on administrative procedures nationwide according to law.
3. The Administrative Procedure Control Department has the legal person status and its own seal and state treasury account.

Article 2. Tasks and powers