SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, June 21,2007
ON PRINTING OF NON-PUBLICATION PRODUCTS
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on
At the proposal of the Minister of Culture and Information,
Article 1.- Scope of regulation and subjects of application
1. This Decree provides for printing activities
(covering pre-press, press and post-press processing) and photocopying activities for business puiposes.
2. This Decree applies to Vietnamese and foreign organizations and individuals engaged in one of the activities prescribed in Clause 1 ofthis Article. When treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party otherwise provide for, those treaties prevail.
Article 2.- Printing establishments and printed products
1. Printing establishments prescribed in this Decree are organizations and individuals engaged in printing or photocopying activities specified in Clause 1, Article 1 of this Decree.
Agencies' and organizations' sections in charge of typesetting, printing and photocopying for duplicating internal official letters, papers, and documents for non-business purposes are not printing establishments, but heads of those agencies and organizations shall take responsibility for all activities of these sections according to law.
2. Printed products prescribed in this Decree are made on different materials with printing equipment and exclude publications, banknotes, commercial papers, invoices and checks.
Article 3.- Incentive policies for printing activities
The State's incentive policies for printing activities include: