THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 70/2003/ND-CP
Hanoi, June 17, 2003
 DECREE
STIPULATING THE SANCTIONING OF ADMINISTRATIVE VIOLATIONS IN THE AQUATIC RESOURCE DOMAIN
THE GOVERNMENT
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the April 25, 1989 Ordinance on Aquatic Resources Protection and Development;
Pursuant to the July 2, 2002 Ordinance on Handling of Administrative Violations;
At the proposal of the Aquatic Resources Minister,
 
DECREES:

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Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Regulation scope
1. This Decree prescribes acts of administrative violation in the aquatic resource domain, the sanctioning forms, levels, competence and procedures as well as measures to overcome the consequences.
2. Administrative violations in the aquatic resource domain are acts of violating the regulations on State management in the aquatic resource domain, which are intentionally or unintentionally committed by organizations and/or individuals, but are not crimes and, according to the provisions of the Ordinance on Handling of Administrative Violations and this Decree, must be administratively sanctioned.
 

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