THE GOVERNMENT
 
No. 08/2014/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Hanoi, January 27, 2014
 
 
DECREE
Detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Science and Technology 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 18, 2013 Law on Science and Technology;
At the proposal of the Minister of Science and Technology,
The Government promulgates the Decree detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Science and Technology.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree details and guides the implementation of Articles 11, 12, 15, 25, 30, 32, 41, 43 and 46, and a number of other necessary issues of the Law on Science and Technology concerning the establishment of science and technology organizations, representative offices and branches of science and technology organizations; independent assessment of science and technology organizations; order and procedures for identifying and approving special scientific and technological tasks; advisory councils for science and technology, and independent consultancy organizations and consultants; examination and evaluation in the process of performing scientific and technological tasks; appraisal of results of performance of scientific and technological tasks not funded by the state budget; and development of the science and technology market. 
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to organizations and individuals conducting science and technology activities and other organizations and individuals related to science and technology activities in Vietnam.
Article 3. Interpretation of terms