THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 17/2006/ND-CP
Hanoi, January 27, 2006
 
DECREE
AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE DECREES GUIDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LAND LAW AND DECREE No. 187/2004/ND-CP ON TRANSFORMATION OF STATE COMPANIES INTO JOINT-STOCK COMPANIES
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the November 26, 2003 Land Law;
At the proposal of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment and the Minister of Finance,
DECREES:
Article 1.- Scope of amendment and supplementation
This Decree provides for amendment and supplementation of a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP of October 29, 2004, on the implementation of the Land Law (referred to as Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP), Decree No. 182/2004/ND-CP of October 29, 2004, on handling of administrative violations in the land domain (referred to as Decree No. 182/2004/ND-CP), Decree No. 197/2004/ND-CP of December 3, 2004, on compensation, support and resettlement upon land recovery by the State (referred to as Decree No. 197/2004/ND-CP), Decree No. 198/2004/ND-CP of December 3, 2004, on collection of land use levies (referred to as Decree No. 198/2004/ND-CP), and Decree No. 187/2004/ND-CP of November 16, 2004, on transformation of state companies into joint-stock companies (referred to as Decree No. 187/2004/ND-CP).
Article 2.- To amend and supplement a number of articles of Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP
1. To amend Clause 2 of Article 30 as follows:
“2. The good observance of land law by applicants for land allocation or land lease in cases where such applicants were previously allocated or leased land by the State for execution of production, business or service investment projects. Based on the land allocation or land lease applicants’ self-declarations about the entire areas and the use of land previously allocated or leased by the State and their self-remarks on the observance of land law, the Services of Natural Resources and Environment of the provinces or centrally run cities where exists the land for which land allocation or land lease procedures are being carried out shall contact the Services of Natural Resources and Environment of the provinces or centrally run cities where exists the allocated or leased land in order to verify land users’ observance of land law in the course of execution of projects to which the State has allocated or leased land.
Where land allocation or land lease applicants are non-state economic organizations, they must declare the entire areas and use of land which has been allocated or leased by the State to them and other economic organizations being co-owners.”
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