The Prime Minister’s authority to issue decisions on investment policies

Article 31. The Prime Minister’s authority to issue decisions on investment policies

bookkeeping-vinasc3Except for the projects subject to issuance of decisions on investment policies by the Prime Minister according to regulations of law on public investment and the projects mentioned in Article 30 of this Law, the Prime Minister shall issue decisions on investment policies of the following projects:

1. The following projects regardless of capital sources:

a) Projects that require relocation of 10,000 people or more in highlands; 20,000 people or more in other areas;

b) Construction and operation of airports; air transport;

c) Construction and operation of national seaports;

d) Petroleum exploration, extraction, and refinery;

dd) Betting and casino services;

e) Cigarette production;

g) Development of infrastructure of industrial parks, export-processing zones, and specialized sectors in economic zone;

h) Construction and operation of golf courses;

2. Projects not mentioned in Clause 1 of this Article in which investment is VND 5,000 billion or above;

3. Projects of investment of foreign investors in sea transport, provision of telecommunications services with network infrastructure; afforestation, publishing, journalism, establishment of wholly foreign-invested science and technology organizations or science and technology companies;

bookkeeping-vinasc14. Other projects subject to issuance of decisions on investment policies by the Prime Minister as prescribed by law.

Article 32. Authority to issue decisions on investment policies of the People’s Committees of provinces

1. Except for the projects subject to issuance of decisions on investment policies by the People’s Committee of the provinces according to regulations of law on public investment and the projects mentioned in Article 30 and Article 31 of this Law, the People’s Committees of provinces shall issue decisions on investment policies of the following projects:

a) Projects that use land allocated or leased out by the State without auction or bidding or transfer; projects that require changes of land purposes;

b) Projects that use technologies on the List of technologies restricted from transfer prescribed by regulations of law on technology transfers.

2. The investment policies of investment projects in Point a Clause 1 of this Article executed at industrial parks, export-processing zones, hi-tech zones, and economic zones in conformity with planning approved by competent authorities are not subject to approval of the People’s Committees of provinces.