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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence – Freedom – Happiness
Ha Noi, day 21 month 03 year 2011
PROVIDING IN DETAIL FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF A NUMBER OF ARTICLES OF THE LAW ON ADOPTION
Pursuant to the December 25, 2011 Law on the Organization of Government;
Pursuant to the June 17, 2010 Law on Adoption;
At the proposal of the Minister of Justice,
Article 1. Scope of regulation
1. This Decree provides in detail for reception, management, usage of humanitarian aids to nurture, care, and educate children in special circumstances upon Article 7; authority for the collection, rate, the exemption, reduction, usage and management regime of adoption registration fee, expenses for settling inter-country adoption according to Article 12; procedures of adoption settling between Vietnamese citizens and neighboring countries’ citizens permanently residing in border areas referred to Article 42; rate, usage and management regime of fee and procedures of granting, extending, modifying the operation licenses of foreign adoption agencies in Vietnam referred to Article 43; procedures for adoption registration between Vietnamese citizens before the date of January 01, 2011 but have not yet registered referred to Article 50 of Law on Adoption.
2. This Decree guides for implementation of a number of issues on competence, sequence, procedures for settling domestic adoption, adoption at the Vietnamese representative agencies in foreign country (hereinafter called as the representative agencies), adoption involving foreign factors under Article 9, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36 of Law on Adoption; re-registration and recognition of adoption which was registered at competent agencies of foreign countries.
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