THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
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No. 186/2004/ND-CP
Hanoi, November 5, 2004
 
DECREE
PRESCRIBING THE MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION OF ROAD TRAFFIC INFRASTRUCTURES
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 29, 2001 Law on Road Traffic;
At the proposal of the Transport Minister,
DECREES:
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Article 1.- This Decree prescribes the classification, naming and numerical identification of roads; the technical standards of road grades; the order and procedures for formulating, approving and publicizing the road traffic infrastructure planning; the land areas reserved for roads; the use and exploitation of road safety land corridors and the construction of essential works within land areas reserved for roads; and the responsibilities for managing and protecting road traffic infrastructures.
Article 2.- Vietnamese as well as foreign agencies, organizations and individuals, that invest in the construction, management and exploitation of roads in the Vietnamese territory, must comply with the provisions of this Decree and relevant law provisions.
Article 3.- The nationwide road systems constitute an integrated network uniformly managed by the State, irrespective of the capital sources for construction thereof.
Article 4.- Agencies, organizations and individuals shall have to protect the road traffic infrastructures. The land use, exploitation and construction within land areas reserved for roads must ensure traffic non-interruption, order and safety and must not affect the durability of roads.
 

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