Late afternoon of April 4, 2020, the Government Office issued Document no. 2601/VPCP-KGVX (“Document 2601”) imparting the order of the Prime Minister on a number of concerns and to ensure the consistent implementation of Directive no. 16/CT-TTg (“Directive 16”) on urgent measures to prevent COVID-19 epidemic.
The Prime Minister of Vietnam officially declared a nationwide pandemic and implemented social distancing measures
On 1st of April 2020, the Prime Minister of Vietnam signed the Decision 447/QĐ-TTg declaringe the COVID-19 outbreak a national epidemic (“Decision 447”). Decision 447 states the appropriate measures to be taken as a prevention to the coronavirus spread as well as enhances consistencies of the previous Directives
The state Bank of Vietnam has restructured the repayment periods to support customers affected by Covid-19 epidemic
To share the struggles caused by detrimental impacts of the pandemic with the businesses and the people, on 13 March, 2020, the Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular No. 01/2020/TT-NHNN directing the credit institutions, the foreign bank branches to restructure the repayment periods, waive and reduce the interest and fees
On 17 January 2020, Government has promulgated Decree 10/2020/ND-CP replacing Decree 86/2014/ND-CP, relating to automobile transport business and conditions for automobile transport business (“Decree 10/2020”).
On 17 February 2020, Government has promulgated Decree 21/2020/ND-CP (“Decree 21”) amending, supplementing provisions of Decree 139/2017/ND-CP (“Decree 139”) dated 27 November 2017 regulates the penalties for administrative violations against regulations on investment and construction.
Certified written minutes are unable to replace the legal validity of notarized, authenticated documents
On January 08, 2020, the Government has promulgated Decree 08/2020/ND-CP (“Decree No.08”) relating to the organization and operation of the Bailiff. Decree No.08 shall enter into force on February 24, 2020, provide the following remarkable regulations: