THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 85/2003/ND-CP
Hanoi, July 18, 2003
 
DECREE
PRESCRIBING THE FUNCTIONS, TASKS, POWERS AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
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 defining 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 prescribing the functions, tasks, powers and organizational structures of the ministries and ministerial-level agencies;
At the proposals of the Minister of Education and Training and the Minister of the Interior,
DECREES:
Article 1.- Position and functions

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The Ministry of Education and Training is an agency of the Government, which performs the functions of State management over education, including: pre-school education, general education, intermediate vocational education, tertiary education, post-graduate education and non-formal education; the State management of public services in the fields under its management; and acts as the representative of the owner of the State capital portions at the State-invested enterprises within the scope of its management as prescribed by law.
 

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