THE PRESIDENT
 
 
No. 03/2015/L-CTN
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
Hanoi, July 03, 2015
 
ORDER
On promulgation of law [1]
 
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;
Pursuant to Article 57 of the Law on Promulgation of Legal Documents,

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PROMULGATES:
 
The Law on Animal Health,
Which was passed on June 19, 2015, by the XIIIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its 9th session.
 
President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
TRUONG TAN SANG

 

THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
 
No. 79/2015/QH13
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
 
 
 
LAW

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On animal health [2]
 
Pursuant to the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
The National Assembly promulgates the Law on Animal Health.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1. Scope of regulation
This Law prescribes animal disease prevention and treatment, animal epidemic combat; quarantine of animals and animal products; control of animal slaughter, preliminary processing and processing of animals and animal products; veterinary sanitation inspection; management of veterinary drugs; and veterinary practice.
Article 2. Subjects of application
This Law applies to domestic and foreign organizations and individuals involved in animal health activities in Vietnam.

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Article 3. Interpretation of terms
In this Law, the terms and phrases below are construed as follows:
1. Animals include:
a/ Terrestrial animals that are cattle, poultry, wild animals, reptiles, bees, silkworms and a number of other animal species living on the ground;
b/ Aquatic animals that are fishes, crustaceans, mollusks, amphibious animals, aquatic mammals and a number of other species of aquatic animals.
2. Animal products mean products of animal origin, including:
a/ Terrestrial animal products that are meat, egg, milk, bee honey, beeswax, royal jelly, semen, embryo, blood, innard, skin, feather, hair, bone, horn, ivory, claw and other products of terrestrial animal origin.
b/ Aquatic animal products that are aquatic animals preliminarily processed or processed, in whole; embryo, egg, semen and other products of aquatic animal origin.
 

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