THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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No. 118/2004/ND-CP
Hanoi, May 10, 2004
 
DECREE
AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE GOVERN-MENT'S DECREE NO. 54/1999/ND-CP OF JULY 8, 1999 ON PROTECTION OF SAFETY OF HIGH-VOLTAGE POWER GRIDS
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
At the proposal of the Minister of Industry,
DECREES:
Article 1.- To amend and supplement a number of articles of the Government's Decree No. 54/1999/ND-CP of July 8, 1999 on protection of safety of high-voltage power grids as follows:
1. To amend and supplement Point c, Clause 1 of Article 6 as follows:
"c/ The height is calculated from the bottom of the post base to the post top plus a vertical safety distance prescribed in the following table:

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Voltage (kV)
Up to 35
66 to 110
220
500
Distance (m)
2.0
3.0
4.0
6.0
2. To amend and supplement Article 7 as follows:
"Article 7.-
1. With regard to trees and plants in the safety protection corridors of high-voltage power grids:
a/ In cities, provincial towns and district townships:
The distance from the highest point of trees to the transmission line of a voltage of up to 35 kV in the static position must not be shorter than the distance prescribed in the following table:
Voltage (kV)
Up to 35
Distance (m)
Insulated wire
Bare wire
 
0.7
1.5
The vertical distance from the highest point of trees to the transmission line of a voltage of between 66 kV and 500 kV in the static position must not be shorter than the distance prescribed in the following table:
Voltage (kV)
66 to 110
220
500
Distance (m)
Bare wire
 
2.0
2.5
4.0
b/ Outside cities, provincial towns or district townships:

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The vertical distance from the highest points of trees to the transmission lines in the static position must not be shorter than the distance prescribed in the following table:
Voltage (kV)
Up to 35
66 to 110
220
500
Distance (m)
Insulated wire
Bare wire
Bare wire
 
0.7
2.0
3.0
4.0
6.0
 

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