THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 33/2002/ND-CP
Hanoi, March 28, 2002
 DECREE
DETAILING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ORDINANCE ON THE PROTECTION OF STATE SECRETS
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the December 28, 2000 Ordinance on the Protection of State Secrets;
At the proposal of the Minister of Public Security,
DECREES:
Chapter I
ELABORATION, DECISION AND PROMULGATION OF LISTS OF STATE SECRETS
Article 1.- Persons responsible for elaborating lists of State secrets
The Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court, the Chairman of the Supreme People’s Procuracy, the ministers, the heads of the ministerial-level agencies, the heads of the agencies attached to the Government; the heads of the political organizations, socio-political organizations or social organizations at the central level shall have to make lists of State secrets of their respective agencies or organizations. The presidents of the People’s Committees of the provinces or centrally-run cities shall have to make lists of State secrets of their respective localities on the basis of proposals of their departments, sections and immediate subordinate People’s Committees.
The Supreme People’s Court, the Supreme People’s Procuracy, the ministries, the ministerial-level agencies, the agencies attached to the Government, the political organizations, the socio-political organizations, the social organizations and the People’s Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities are hereinafter referred collectively to as the central and local agencies and organizations.
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