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VNM
22 May 2017

In countries like Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar, tens of thousands face eviction with few tools to fight back

Residents of a village in Hanoi's outskirts took 38 officials and policemen hostage recently in protest against what they claimed was the illegal seizure of their land by a telecommunications firm owned by the military.

The stand-off riveted the nation, and also highlighted the persistence of land disputes in a region where rapid development is pitting large commercial interests against longstanding communities.

Regulations
September 2008

This Decision approves the planning for the development of Viet Nam’s coastal economic zones.The aims of this Decision are to: develop coastal economic zones in order to boost overall development along Viet Nam’s coastline by paying attention to environmental protection; ensure the effective use of land, water surface and space in coastal economic zones; etc.

Regulations
August 1999

Agricultural land is allocated to specified subjects whose main source of income is agriculture, aquaculture of the winning of salt. Article 2 defines "agricultural land". Land shall be allocated for 20 years if used for planting of "annual trees" or aquaculture and 50 years if used for planting of "perennial trees". Article 5 specifies how much land can be allocated, depending on where the land is situated. Article 15 concerns the management of public land.

Regulations
September 2001

This Regulation provides for the implementation of various amendments made in 1998 to the Land Law (the land use right, its certification, granting, the subjects entitled to them).

Implements: Land Law. (1993-07-14)
Repealed by: Order No. 23/2003/L-CTN on the promulgation of Land Law No.13/2003/QH11. (2003-12-10)
Repealed by: Directive No. 05/2004/CT-TTg on organizing the implementation of the 2003 Land Law. (2004-02-09)

Regulations
October 2001

The present Decree provides the guidelines for the elaboration, proposal approval and management of land use plans.

Implements: Land Law. (1993-07-14)
Repealed by: Decree No. 181/2004/ND-CP on the implementation of the Land Law. (2004-10-29)

Regulations
February 2008

This Decision approves the development of Viet Nam’s survey and mapping into a basic survey branch in order to: ensure the building and supply of adequate geographical information to serve requirements of the state management of territory, land, natural resources and the environment; conduct scientific research into the earth; prevent and control natural disasters and protect the environment; etc.

Regulations
April 2008

This Decision promulgates the Vietnam Building Code on Regional and Urban Planning and Rural Residential Planning which contains provisions for the elaboration, evaluation and approval of construction plans and for the promulgation and application of construction planning standards.The Code includes provisions for: spatial planning, which sets forth strategic orientations for the development of regional space; technical preparation planning; transport planning; water supply planning; planning on wastewater drainage and management of solid wastes and cemeteries; and planning on electricity s

Regulations
July 2008

This Decision approves the master plan on the socio-economic development of Phu Tho province.The plan shall include: the development of agriculture, forestry and fishery; pollution control; urban development; and development of water supply infrastructures and wastewater drainage systems.

Regulations
June 2008

This Decision approves the master plan on the socio-economic development of Dong Nai province.The plan aims at developing Dong Nai into a province with a fast and sustainable economic growth and at improving the people’s material and spiritual life and rationally utilizing natural resources and the environment.The plan shall include: the development of agriculture, forestry and fishery; development of plant varieties; urban development; management of natural resources and environmental protection; and development of water supply infrastructures and wastewater drainage systems.

Regulations
July 2008

This Decision approves the master plan on the socio-economic development of Tuyen Quang province.The plan aims at developing Tuyen Quang into a province with a fast and sustainable economic growth and a protected eco-environment.The plan shall include: the development of agriculture, forestry and fishery; development of plant varieties; animal husbandry development; development of aquaculture; urban development; management of natural resources and environmental protection; and development of water supply infrastructures and wastewater drainage systems.