THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 34/2003/ND-CP
Hanoi, April 4, 2003
 DECREE
PRESCRIBING THE FUNCTIONS, TASKS, POWERS AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSPORT
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to Resolution No. 02/2002/QH11 of August 5, 2002 of the first session of the XIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam prescribing the list of ministries and ministerial-level agencies of the Government;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 86/2002/ND-CP of November 5, 2002 defining the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
At the proposals of the Minister of Communications and Transport and the Minister of the Interior,
DECREES:
Article 1.- Position and function
The Ministry of Communications and Transport is a governmental agency, which performs the State management over land-road, railway, riverway, seaway and airway communications and transport nationwide; exercises the State management over public services and acts as representative of the owner of the State capital portions at State-invested enterprises under the Ministry’s management as prescribed by laws.

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Article 2.- Tasks and powers
The Ministry of Communications and Transport shall have to perform the tasks and powers prescribed in the Government’s Decree No. 86/2002/ND-CP of November 5, 2002 stipulating the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structures of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies, and the following specific tasks and powers:
1.To submit to the Government and/or the Prime Minister bills, draft ordinances and other legal documents in the domains under its State management;
 

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