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National Assembly to adopt new legislation

Update: October, 18/2014 - 09:26
At the session, the NA will take a vote of confidence on 50 positions elected or approved by the NA. — Photo Pham Kien
HA NOI (VNS)  — Deputies will adopt laws on vocational training, taxation and citizen identification, and pass two UN resolutions during the eighth session of the 13th National Assembly, which convenes Monday and ends November 28.

During the longest-ever session, deputies will discuss and adopt 18 laws, including the amended laws on the organisation of the National Assembly, People's Courts, People's Procuracy, social insurance, housing, real estate business, investment and enterprises. They will also discuss and adopt laws on vocational training, People's Police, Viet Nam People's Army Officers, civil aviation, citizen identification, civil status, special consumption tax and taxation.

Three resolutions will also be adopted, including approval of the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Deputies will also review a report on social and economic progress in 2014, and goals for 2015. They will also review reports on the implementation of 2014 State Budget; the Government report on the implementation of the NA's resolutions on voter's petition submitted to the 7th session of the NA; and the Government report on the East Sea situation, including construction of islands in the Spratly Islands by the Chinese.

They will also debate the NA's Standing Committee's oversight of economic public investment restructuring.

At the session, the NA will take a vote of confidence on 50 positions elected or approved by the NA or the People's Council, and give opinions on proposed construction plans for the Long Thanh International Airport.

The session will broadcast on Viet Nam Television's channel VTV1 and the Voice of Viet Nam for 14 days, an increase of 3 days over the previous session. —VNS


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