THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 81/2003/ND-CP
Hanoi, July 17, 2003
 DECREE
DETAILING AND GUIDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LABOR CODE REGARDING VIETNAMESE LABORERS WORKING OVERSEAS
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the June 23, 1994 Labor Code; the April 2, 2002 Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Labor Code;
At the proposal of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs,
DECREES:
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Regulation scope

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This Decree prescribes the conditions for granting and withdrawing licenses for labor export activities; the registration of labor export contracts; the rights and obligations of enterprises sending Vietnamese laborers to work overseas; the rights and obligations of Vietnamese laborers working overseas; the Labor Export Support Fund; the State management over Vietnamese laborers working overseas.
Article 2.- Subjects of application
1. Enterprises allowed to send laborers to work overseas include:
a) Enterprises having licenses for labor export activities;
b) Vietnamese enterprises contracting to construct overseas projects and employing Vietnamese laborers;
c) Vietnamese enterprises investing overseas and employing Vietnamese laborers.
 

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