Legal Assistance to Contract Farming in the Northern Vietnam

  • In the framework of the project “Legal Assistance to Contract Farming in the Northern Vietnam”, Vietnam Lawyers Association cooperated with Lai Chau Lawyers Association to organize training course for legal consultants and staffs of VLA on updating legal information relating Labor and Enterprise Law. The training course took place in Lai Chau town from January 11th to 12th with 29 trainees from Son La, Lao Cai and Lai Chau province and VLA. Besides, Mr. Vu Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of Lai Chau People Committee and Mr. Le Minh Tam, Vice Chairman of VLA also participated and had speech.

With the aim to update newest legal information for trainees, MA Pham Quy Dat, lecturer of Hanoi Law University delivered summary the newest changes in Investment Law 2014 on business cooperation contract (BCC) and Enterprise Law 2014 (effective from 01/07/2015), some articles of Civil Code 2015 will take effect from 01/01/2017 on contract relating to production & business of enterprises; regulations on labor contract and social insurance issued in 2014 and will take effect from 01/01/2016. These new laws related directly to project activities. So this course was a fresh start for all participants. On this occasion, representative of PMU such as Mrs. Nguyen Phuong Thao, Project director, Mrs. Dang Thu Vien, LAC Director and Mrs. Ngo Thuy Nhi, Project Manager had a meeting together with local project directors of 3 target provinces to agree upon implementation plan in 2016, regulation on PD’s responsibility and some requirement with legal consultants who conduct project activities.