THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence – Freedom - Happiness
Hanoi, July 01, 2021
Of the thematic session on law-making, June 2021
Pursuant to the Law on the Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015;
Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 138/2016/ND-CP dated October 01, 2021 on issuing the Government’s working regulations;
On the basis of the discussions that took place between the Government’s members, and the conclusion of the Prime Minister at the thematic session on law-making, hosted on June 29, 2021;
The law-making work - which involves the building of institutions, is one of the three strategic breakthroughs, and a key task in the upcoming period. The Government directs Ministers; Heads of ministerial-level agencies; Government-attached bodies together with Chairpersons of People’s Committees at all levels to focus on the refinement of institutions and the legal system in accordance with the Resolution of the Party’s 13th National Congress. Ministries and agencies need to be proactive, innovative and resolute in order to radically rectify the shortcomings in the lawmaking process and tighten discipline in public administration, clarifying the responsibilities of each units and individualizing personal responsibilities - especially the responsibilities of leaders, thereby creating positive changes in the fulfillment of tasks, while also raising the quality and effectiveness in the activities of ministries and organs involved in lawmaking related tasks.
In particular, the Government resolves that:
1. Regarding the project to formulate Law on Mobile Police
The Government agreed on the necessity of a project to formulate the Law on Mobile Police, along with its overall content - which was built upon the foundation of the current Ordinance on Mobile Police, as this Law shall continue the process of institutionalizing the Party’s guidelines on building a regular, elite and modern mobile police force, thereby refining the legal framework; creating a solid foundation so that the Mobile Police force could effectively carry out its assigned functions, tasks and powers; satisfying the needs of constructing and perfecting the law-governed socialist state; contributing to the protection of national defense, social order and public safety in addition to meeting our country’s needs for renewal, development and integration under new conditions.
The Government has come to an agreement on some of the important ideas mapped out in the project to formulate this Law:
- This Law shall not contain provisions on the organizational structure of the Mobile Police force. Instead, the legislation shall only have provisions on the general organizational principles of the Mobile Police - which include the Mobile Police High Command and the Mobile Police forces under the management of the Provincial Public Security organs;
- There shall be specific and rigid provisions on the situations where the Mobile Police forces are allowed to bring weapons, supporting equipment and other professional technical devices onto airplanes and ships;
- With regards to acts of stopping and disabling unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the scope of these actions, and the authorities to perform them shall be clearly defined;
- In order to ensure flexibility and responsiveness to practical needs, it is necessary for the Government to draw up specific provisions on the coordination between the Mobile Police and various other forces (such as those managed by the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of National Defence along with other ministries, ministry-level agencies and local governments) in the process of fulfilling duties.
The Ministry of Public Security is tasked to assume primary responsibility, and coordinate with the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government’s Office in receiving feedback from the Government’s members, while continuing to adjust and refine this Law, ensuring its quality, feasibility and consistency with related laws. With the Prime Minister’s authorization, the Minister of Public Security is assigned to submit the law project to the 15th National Assembly at its next working session.
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