THE PRIME MINISTER
 
No. 79/2014/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi, July 31, 2014
 
 
Decree
Detailing a number of articles of the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting and the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 29, 2001 Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting and the November 22, 2013 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting;
At the proposal of the Minister of Public Security,
The Government promulgates the Decree detailing a number of articles of the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting and the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Fire Prevention and Fighting.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Decree prescribes fire prevention and fighting activities, organization of fire prevention and fighting forces and equipment; investment in fire prevention and fighting activities, and responsibilities of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government-attached agencies and People’s Committees of all levels in fire prevention and fighting activities.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to agencies, organizations and households in fire prevention and fighting activities and other agencies, organizations and individuals involved in fire prevention and fighting activities in Vietnam.
Article 3. Fire prevention and fighting knowledge education and training
The Ministry of Education and Training shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with the Ministry of Public Security in, developing contents and setting lengths of time for training in fire prevention and fighting knowledge and skills for incorporation in the curricula and extra-curricular activities at schools and other educational institutions as suitable to each educational level and field.
Article 4. Appendices
Promulgated together with this Decree are appendices on the lists of establishments, projects and works subject to fire prevention and fighting management, fire prevention and fighting equipment and specifications on signal pennants, signs, barricade tapes and armbands used in fire fighting:
1. Appendix I: List of establishments subject to fire prevention and fighting management.
2. Appendix II: List of fire- and explosion-prone establishments.
3. Appendix III: List of establishments that are required to notify the fire fighting police of their satisfaction of fire prevention and fighting safety conditions before being put to use.
4. Appendix IV: List of projects and works with fire prevention and fighting designs subject to examination and approval by the fire fighting police.
5. Appendix V: List of fire prevention and fighting equipment.
6. Appendix VI: Specifications of priority signs and signals used in fire fighting.

 


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