THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No.66/2005/ND-CP
Hanoi, May 19, 2005
 
DECREE
ENSURING SAFETY FOR PEOPLE AND SHIPS ENGAGED IN FISHERIESACTIVITIES
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government datedDecember 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Law on Fisheries dated November 26, 2003;
At the proposal of the Minister of Fisheries,
 
DECREES:
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Regulation scope
This Decree provides the assurance of safety for people andships engaged in fisheries activities in the seas and other natural waters ofVietnam, including liabilities of ship owners, captains and crew; registry offishing ships, registration of fishing ships and crew members; responsibilitiesof state management agencies in charge of assurance of safety for people andships engaged in fisheries activities.
Article 2. Subjects of application
Vietnamese and foreign organizations and individualsconducting fisheries activities in the seas and other natural waters of Vietnammust all comply with the provisions of this Decree and relevant provisions oflaw.
Where international treaties to which the Socialist Republicof Vietnam is a signatory contain provisions different from those of thisDecree, the provisions of such international treaties shall apply.
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