SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, July 22, 2003
ON PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE BY FOREIGN LAWYERS' ORGANIZATIONS AND FOREIGN LAWYERS IN VIETNAM
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the July 25, 2001 Ordinance on Lawyers;
At the proposal of the Justice Minister,
Article 1.- Scope of regulation
This Decree prescribes the conditions for, scope and forms of professional practice, rights and obligations of foreign lawyers' organizations and foreign lawyers practicing their profession in Vietnam, and the State management over professional practice by foreign lawyers' organizations and foreign lawyers in Vietnam.
Article 2.-The principle of non-discrimination
The Vietnamese Government ensures the non-discrimination among foreign lawyers' organizations and foreign lawyers practicing their profession in Vietnam.
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