PM presides over conference on law construction, completion and enforcement

Tuesday, 2020-11-24 17:37:16
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At the conference (Photo: NDO/Tran Hai)
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NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over the Government's conference on law construction, completion and enforcement at the Government Headquarters in Hanoi on November 24.

The conference was also attended by Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung; National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luuand representatives of leaders of ministries, departments, branches, central agencies, and localities.

A report presented at the conference showed that during the 2016 - 2020 period, the legal system in Vietnam continued to be improved in both quantity and quality. This period focused on institutionalising the Party’s guidelines, in particular improving the quality of legal documents. A number of legal documents were comprehensively amended and supplemented to suit the current situation, especially in terms of the implementation of the 2013 Constitution.

Speaking at the conference, the PM emphasised that from the beginning of this term, the Government has considered institutional building a central task, adding that law building is the foundation for the country to develop sustainably.

PM Phuc underscored the need to continue to improve the process of law-making, clearly defining both the responsibilities of and coordination among related agencies, as well as attaching great importance to improving the effectiveness of law enforcement organisation.

The PM assigned the Ministry of Justice to coordinate with the Government Office to collect all opinions presented at the conference in order to soon promulgate the Prime Minister's Directive on enhancing the effectiveness of law construction, completion and enforcement in the new national context.