THE GOVERNMENT
 
 
No. 14/2015/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence – Freedom – Happiness
 
 
Hanoi, February 13, 2015
 
 
DECREE
Detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of article of the Railway Law
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 14, 2005 Railway Law;
At the proposal of the Minister of Transport,
The Government hereby promulgates the Decree, detailing and guiding the implementation of a number of article of the Railway Law.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree details and guides the implementation of a number of articles of the Railway Law, regarding railway infrastructure; railway business; railway traffic means; list of dangerous goods and transportation of dangerous goods on railways; urban railways; responsibilities of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government- attached agencies and the People’s Committees of provinces or centrally run cities (here below referred to as the provincial-level People’s Committees) in maintaining railway traffic order and safety.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to Vietnamese organizations and individuals as well as foreign organizations and individuals conducting railway activities in the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Chapter II
RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURES
Article 3. Railway land
1. Railway infrastructure enterprises take prime responsibility for the management and protection of railway land; use the land for the approved right purposes and strictly observe the provisions of land law. The commune- level People’s Committees of localities where exist railway works shall protect the land within railway work- protecting scope and railway traffic safety corridors; detect and sanction infringements upon the railway work- protecting scope and railway traffic safety corridors.
2. Railway land must be planted with boundary markers. The boundary marker planting is provided as follows:
a/ For land planned for railways: