THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 13/2003/QH11
Hanoi, November 26, 2003
 
LAND LAW
Pursuant to the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, which was amended and supplemented under Resolution No.51/2001-QH10 of December 25, 2001 of the Xth National Assembly, the 10th session;
This Law prescribes land management and use.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- Regulation scope
This Law prescribes the powers and responsibilities of the State which represents the entire-people owner of land and uniformly manages land; the regime of land management and use; the rights and obligations of land users.
Article 2.- Subjects of application
The subjects of application of this Law include:

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1. The State agencies which exercise the powers and perform the responsibilities of the representative of the entire-people owner of land, performing the task of uniform State management over land;
2. The land users;
3. Other subjects involving in land management and/or use.
Article 3.- Law application
1. The land management and use must comply with the provisions of this Law. In cases where this Law does not provide therefor, the provisions of relevant law shall apply.
2. Where the international treaties which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has signed or acceded to contain provisions different from the provisions of this Law, the provisions of such international treaties shall apply.
 

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