THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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No. 109/2004/ND-CP
Hanoi, April 2, 2004
DECREE
ON BUSINESS REGISTRATION
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 12, 1999 Law on Enterprises;
At the proposal of the Minister of Planning and Investment,
DECREES:
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Regulation scope

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This Decree prescribes the business registries and the business registration for enterprises operating under the Enterprise Law and individual business households.
Article 2.- Business registration right
1. To establish enterprises and register business according to law provisions are the State-protected rights of individuals and organizations.
2. The ministries, the ministerial-level agencies, the provincial/municipal People’s Committees must not promulgate business registration regulations applicable to their own branches or localities.
3. The business registries are strictly forbidden to harass for bribes or cause troubles to organizations and/or individuals while receiving dossiers and settling the business registration, the registration of changes in business registration contents.
 

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