THE GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 88/2001/ND-CP
Hanoi, November 22, 2001
 
DECREE
ON THE UNIVERSALIZATION OF BASIC SECONDARY EDUCATION
THE GOVERNMENT
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of September 30, 1992;
Pursuant to the Education Law of December 2, 1998;
Pursuant to Resolution No. 41/2000/QH10 of December 12, 2000 of the Xth National Assembly, the 8th session, on the universalization of basic secondary education;
At the proposal of the Minister of Education and Training,
DECREES:
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Scope of regulation
This Decree stipulates and guides in detail the implementation of the Education Law and the Resolution of the National Assembly on the universalization of basic secondary education in the period from 2001 to 2010; defines the responsibilities of State management agencies, schools and other educational institutions, families, organizations as well as individuals in the universalization of basic secondary education.
Article 2.- Subjects of basic secondary education universalization
Subjects of basic secondary education universalization are Vietnamese youngsters aged between 11 years and full 18 years, who have finished primary education but not basic secondary education.
Article 3.- Interpretation of terms
The following terms used in this Decree shall be construed as follows:
1. Age group eligible for basic secondary education universalization ranges from 11 to full 18 years.
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