NA Standing Committee’s fifth session wraps up

The fifth session of the National Assembly Standing Committee concluded in Hanoi on November 23 under the chair of chief legislator Vuong Dinh Hue.

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaking at the event (Photo: NDO/Duy Linh)
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue speaking at the event (Photo: NDO/Duy Linh)

In his closing remarks, NA Chairman Hue said during the two-day working session, the committee looked into five major matters and passed two draft resolutions, including one interpreting a number of articles of the Penal Code.

The committee agreed to add the draft law amending and supplementing some articles of the Law on Radio Frequencies to the law and ordinance building programme for 2022 to submit it to the third meeting of the legislature, Hue said.

For the draft Law on Health Examination and Treatment (amended), he asked the Government to complete a dossier and sent it to the NA Standing Committee to include the the draft law in the 2022 law and ordinance building programme.

The committee also urged the Government prepare a dossier proposing amendments and supplements to the 2014 Social Insurance Law to institutionalise the Party’s guidelines on the reform of social insurance policies in a timely fashion.

Regarding the supervision work, the committee found that the Government and agencies have resolutely and seriously addressed pending documents. However, it said the Government should quickly issue documents to handle illegal documents detected during supervisions.

The committee also reviewed results of the second sitting of the NA and discussed preparations for the extraordinary and regular meetings of the 15th legislature in May 2022.