THE PRESIDENT
 
 
No. 21/2014/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 Organization of People’s Courts,
which was passed on November 24, 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. 62/2014/QH13
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
 
LAW
On organization of People’s Courts
 
Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
The National Assembly promulgates the Law on Organization of People’s Courts.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Law prescribes functions, duties, powers and organizational structure of people’s courts; judges, assessors and other staffs in people’s courts; and assurance of operation of people’s courts.
Article 2. Functions, duties and powers of people’s courts
1. People’s courts are the judicial bodies of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and exercise judicial power.
People’s courts have the duty to safeguard justice, human rights, citizens’ rights, the socialist regime, the interests of the State, and the lawful rights and interests of organizations and individuals.
Through their activities, courts shall contribute to educating citizens in the loyalty to the Fatherland, strict observance of law, respect for rules of social conduct and the sense of struggle to prevent and combat crimes and other violations.
 

 


[1] Công Báo Nos 1167-1168 (29/12/2014)
[2] Công Báo Nos 1167-1168 (29/12/2014)

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