THE GOVERNMENT
 
 
No. 18/2015/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
 
Hanoi, February 14, 2015
 
 
DECREE
Prescribing environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan [1]
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 23, 2014 Law on Environmental Protection;
At the proposal of the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment,
The Government promulgates the Decree prescribing environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree details a number of articles, and measures to implement the provisions, of the Law on Environmental Protection regarding environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to agencies, organizations and individuals that are engaged in activities related to environmental protection master plan, strategic environmental assessment, environmental impact assessment and environmental protection plan in the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Chapter II
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MASTER PLAN
Article 3. Elaboration of environmental protection master plan
1. Environmental protection master plans shall be elaborated in conformity with socio-economic development master plans, initially for the 2021-2030 period with a vision toward 2040, at two levels including national and provincial environmental protection master plans.
 
 
[1] Công Báo Nos 297-298 (07/3/2015)