THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 25/2000/PL-UBTVQH10
Hanoi, July 25, 2000
 
ORDINANCE
AMENDING ARTICLE 18 OF THE ORDINANCE ON ORGANIZATION OF MILITARY COURTS
Pursuant to Article 91 of the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam;
Pursuant to the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Criminal Procedures Code, which was adopted on June 9, 2000 by the National Assembly;
This Ordinance amends Article 18 of the Ordinance on Organization of Military Courts, which was passed on April 19, 1993 by the National Assembly’s Standing Committee.
Article 1.-
To amend Article 18 of the Ordinance on Organization of Military Courts as follows:
"Article 18.-
1. The central military courts shall have the competence:
a/ To conduct appellate trial of cases, where the lower-level military courts’ judgements or decisions, which have not yet taken legal effect, are directly appealed or protested against;
b/ To conduct casassion and trial review of cases, where the lower-level military courts’ judgements or decisions, which have already taken legal effect, are directly protested.
c/ The central military court shall supervise the trials by the lower-level military courts".
Article 2.-This Ordinance takes effect as from August 1st, 2000.
Article 3.- The Government and the Supreme People’s Court shall, within the ambit of their respective tasks and powers, guide the implementation of this Ordinance.
 
ON BEHALF OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY’S STANDING COMMITTEE
CHAIRMAN





Nong Duc Manh