Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – The adoption of a one-door mechanism at civil judgement enforcement agencies must be expedited across the country to allow online applications for enforcement in the coming period, officials said.
Deputy Minister of Justice Trần Tiến Dũng made the statement at a press conference held on Wednesday to review the judicial activities conducted in the first half of this year ahead of the execution of judicial tasks in the coming period.
The one-door judicial mechanism is expected to be a new online system that will update and link judicial information systems. Relevant ministries, agencies and individuals will share the same software system as a way to increase efficiency and transparency and to help reduce the need for citizens to travel.
Dũng said that in terms of administrative procedures and business conditions, the ministry would conduct a careful review to ensure transparency and efficiency and to cut costs for citizens and businesses.
Figures from the ministry showed that there are nearly 9,900 lawyers and nearly 2,100 public employees working in the sector across the country. In the first six months of this year, enforcement activities increased by 4.79 per cent compared to the same period last year, with a total of 643,722 cases filed.
The ministry has completed key tasks, producing 169 documents detailing the laws that will come into effect on July 1, evaluating 151 draft legal documents and 61 international treaties and checking for and discovering 58 illegal documents.
In particular, the ministry has launched a pilot birth registration software in Hà Nội, HCM City, Đà Nẵng, Hải Phòng and Nghệ An Province. By July 5, more than 149,830 births were registered via the software.
In the next six months of this year, Dũng said the ministry would focus on creating the amended Law on State Compensation Liability and the amended Law on Legal Aid. The ministry will also study and create the Law on Asset Registration while continuing to monitor and supervise the relevant ministries and sectors for the drafting of amended laws on investment and trade.
The ministry will have regular briefings with the Governmental Office and the ministries and sectors to review and support the drafting of such laws.
However, Dũng required the ministries to create these laws quickly to ensure the quality of the ministry’s appraisal and the progress of the laws.
In response to questions on the postponement of the implementation of the Criminal Code in 2015, Dũng confirmed that the ministry had been working with the National Assembly agencies to amend the law.
The ministry accepts part of the responsibility for the delay as it is in charge of drafting the law, he said. – VNS