THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 147/2003/ND-CP
Hanoi, December 02, 2003
 DECREE
PRESCRIBING THE CONDITIONS, PROCEDURES FOR GRANTING PERMITS TO, AND THE MANAGEMENT OF OPERATION OF, VOLUNTARY DRUG DETOXICATION ESTABLISHMENTS
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 30, 1989 Law on Protection of the People's Health;
Pursuant to the April 20, 1995 Law on State Enterprises and the June 12, 1999 Law on Enterprises;
Pursuant to the December 9, 2000 Law on Drug Prevention and Fight;
Pursuant to the February 25, 2003 Ordinance on Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice;
At the proposals of the Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Minister and the Health Minister,
DECREES:

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Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Subjects and scope of regulation
1. This Decree prescribes the conditions and procedures for granting and withdrawing permits for drug detoxication activities and the management of the operation of detoxication establishments for voluntary drug detoxicators (hereinafter called collectively detoxication establishments).
Detoxication establishments shall be established by agencies, organizations or individuals according to law provisions and organize drug detoxication activities in the form of charged service, non-profit service or humanitarian and charity service.
2. Compulsory drug detoxication institutions under the Law on Drug Prevention and Fight and founded under the Ordinance on Handling of Administrative Violations shall not be governed by this Decree.
 

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