THE PRESIDENT
 
 
No. 18/2014/L-CTN
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
 
Hanoi, December 4, 2014
 
 
ORDER
On the promulgation of law
THE PRESIDENT OF
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
 
Pursuant to Articles 88 and 91 of the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
Pursuant to Article 91 of the Law on Organization of the National Assembly;

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Pursuant to Article 57 of the Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents,
 
PROMULGATES:
 
The Law on Civil Status,
which was passed on November 20, 2014, by the XIIIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its 8th session.-
 
President of
the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

TRUONG TAN SANG

 

 

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THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
No. 60/2014/QH13
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
 
LAW
On Civil Status
 
Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
The National Assembly promulgates the Law on Civil Status.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Article 1. Scope of regulation
1. This Law prescribes civil status; rights, obligations, principles, competence and procedures for civil status registration; civil status database and state management of civil status.
2. The competence and procedures for settling matters related to citizenship and adoption must comply with the Law on Vietnamese Citizenship and the Law on Adoption, unless otherwise provided by this Law.
Article 2. Civil status and civil status registration
1. Civil status means events prescribed in Article 3 of this Law, which determine the personal history of an individual from birth to death.
2. Civil status registration means a competent state agency certifying or recording in the civil status book civil status events of an individual, creating a legal basis for the State to protect lawful rights and interests of the individual and manage the population.
Article 3. Contents of civil status registration