THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, September 6, 2004
ON DETERMINATION OF RESTRICTED ZONES AND RESTRICTED PLACES
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of December 25, 2001;
Pursuant to the Ordinance on the Protection of State Secrets of December 28, 2000;
Pursuant to the Government's Decree No. 33/2002/ND-CP of March 28, 2002 detailing the implementation of the Ordinance on the Protection of State Secrets;
At the proposal of the Minister of Public Security,
Article 1.- Restricted zones and restricted places classified as State secrets are established for the protection, management and strict control of activities of people and means in order to maintain order and security and prevent and combat acts of encroaching upon, destroying and/or collecting State secrets in, such zones and places.
Vietnamese citizens and foreigners residing or permanently residing in Vietnam (hereinafter called foreigners) who wish to enter restricted zones or restricted places must obtain permission of competent agencies according to the provisions of Article 5 of this Decision.
This Decision does not apply to Vietnamese citizens who are permitted to permanently reside or work in restricted zones and restricted places.
Article 2.- Restricted zones and restricted places include:
1. Border-, air space- and sea area-defense works.
2. Defense and public security industrial zones; military zones and public security zones, people's army and people's public security barracks, military airports, military ports, as well as weapon depots of the people's army or the people's public police.
3. National strategic reserve storehouses.
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