Fresh policies take effect in November

A series of new policies on land levy, specific allowances for a number of judicial and inspection titles in the Army, assessment of primary pupils shall come into force in November, 2016.

Decree 135/2016/ND-CP (Decree 135) dated September 9, 2016 on amendments to Decrees on land levy and land and water surface rents shall come into force from November 15, 2016.

According ly, Decree 135 provides amendments, supplements to a number of articles of the Government’s Decree No. 45/2014/ND-CP stipulating land levy and Decree No. 46/2014/ND-CP stipulating land and water surface rents.

Especially, Decree 135 stipulates that successful bidders of land use right or leasing land that pay annual land rental, will not be exempted or reduced from the land - using charges.

In addition, Decree 135 also revised Decree 46, providing that the starting price of an auction to receive the land use right for which the land rental shall be paid one time shall be identified by the Department of Natural Resources and Environment and approved by the provincial People’s Committee with respect to (i) the land with its value more than or equal to VND 30 billion, which is located in provinces within the Central Government’s management; (ii) the land with its value more than or equal to VND 10 billion, which is located in mountainous provinces; and (iii) the land with its value more than or equal to VND 20 billion for the remaining provinces.

Specific allowances for judicial and inspection titles

Decision 42/2016/QD-TTg amends Item 1, Article 1 of Decision 72/2007/QD-TTg, dated May 23, 2007 on specific allowances for a number of judicial and inspection titles in the Army from November 25, 2016.

Accordingly, tribunal presidents and tribunal vice presidents from military tribunals at all levels; directors, deputy directors, and procurators from military procuracies; chief inspectors, investigators shall get 15% of specific allowances.

The rate of 10% specific allowances shall be given to inspectors and court secretaries of military tribunals.

Assessment of primary pupils

Circular 22/2016/TT-BGDDT shall be valid on November 6, 2016 and it supplements some articles of Circular 30/2014/TT-BGDDT, dated August 28, 2014 on three grades of assessment for primary pupils namely good accomplishment, accomplishment, and unaccomplishment.

The assessment will be graded by teachers at the middle and the end of each semester.

Additional regulations on surrogacy compensation

Circular No. 32/2016/TT-BYT , in effect as of November 01, 2016, defines the payment by hirers of altruistic gestational surrogates of actual expenses for the care of reproductive health.

The document shall come into force from November 1, stipulates that the hirer has to pay the following expenses for the surrogate such as (1) expense for travel to health care facilities for consultation, examination, monitoring, medical services and procedures; (2) expense for utilization of services of consultation, examination, treatment, medical procedures regarding the support and care of reproductive health; (3) expense for medicines, blood, intravenous fluids, chemicals, disposable materials and replacements having not been included in the expense of health care services;; (4) expense for prenatal, gestational and postpartum nutrition and personal hygiene products as agreed by the hirer and surrogate.

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Service expenses yet specified by competent authorities shall be based on invoices and receipts issued by health care facilities.

Source: VGP

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