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List of goods and services banned from business

(Promulgated together with Government Decree No. 59/2006/ND-CP dated June 12, 2006)

Ordinal number

Names of goods or services

Current legal documents (*)

Branch-managing agencies

A

Goods

 

 

1

Military weapons, special-use military and police equipment, technical facilities, devices and means (including badges, rank stripes, force badges of the army and the police), military gear for the armed forces; particular components, parts, spare parts, supplies and equipment, and special-use technologies for manufacture thereof

 

Decree No. 47/CP dated August 12, 1996; Decree No. 100/2005/ND-CP

The Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Public Security

2

Narcotics

The 2000 Law on Drug Prevention and Combat; Decree No. 67/2001/ND-CP; Decree No. 133/2003/ND-CP

The Ministry of Public Security

3

Chemicals of Table 1 (under international treaties)

Decree No. 100/2005/ND-CP

The Ministry of Industry and Trade

4

Reactionary, depraved or superstitious cultural products or those harmful to aesthetical or personality indoctrination

The 2004 Publication Law; Decree No. 03/2000/ND-CP

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Public Security

5

Firecrackers of all kinds

Decree No. 03/2000/ND-CP

The Ministry of Public Security

6

Dangerous toys, toys harmful to personality and health education for children or to the social security, order and safety (including video games)

 

Decree No. 03/2000/ND-CP

The Ministry of Training and Education, the Ministry of Public Security

7

Veterinary drugs, plant protection drugs banned from, or not yet permitted for, use in Vietnam according to the provisions of the Veterinary Medicine Ordinance and the Plant Protection and Quarantine Ordinance

The 2004 Veterinary Medicine Ordinance; the 2001 Plant Protection and Quarantine Ordinance

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

8

Wild plant and animal species (including also live plants and animals and their processed parts) on the lists of those provided for by treaties to which Vietnam is a contracting party, and precious and rare plant and animal species on the lists of those banned from exploitation and use

The CITIES; Decree No. 32/2006/ND-CP

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

9

Aquatic resources banned from exploitation, aquatic products containing residues of toxic and hazardous substances exceeding the permitted limits, aquatic products with natural toxins dangerous to human life

 

The 2003 Fisheries Law

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

10

Fertilizers not on the list of those permitted for production, trading and use in Vietnam

 

Decree No. 113/2003/ND-CP

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

11

Plant varieties not on the list of those permitted for production and trading; plant varieties harmful to production, human health, environment and eco-system

 

The 2004 Plant Varieties Ordinance

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

12

Livestock breeds not on the list of those permitted for production and trading; livestock breeds harmful to human health, livestock gene sources, environment and eco-system

 

The 2004 Ordinance on Livestock Breeds

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

13

Special and toxic minerals

The 1996 Mineral Law; Decree No. 160/2005/ND-CP

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

14

Imported discarded materials causing environmental pollution

 

Decree No. 175/CP dated October 18, 1994

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment

15

Medicinal drugs of all kinds for human use, vaccines, medical biologicals, cosmetics, insecticidal and  medical use not yet permitted for use in Vietnam

 

The 2005 Pharmacy Law; the 2003 Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice Law

The Ministry of Health

16

Assorted medical instruments and equipment not yet permitted for use in Vietnam

 

The 2003 Private Medical and Pharmaceutical Practice Law

The Ministry of Health

17

Food additives, food processing enhancers, micronutrients, functional food, food of high biohazard, food preserved by radiation and genetically modified food not yet permitted by competent state agencies

 

The 2003 Food Hygiene and Safety Ordinance

The Ministry of Health

18

Products and materials containing asbestos of the amphibole group

 

Decree No. 12/2006/ND-CP

The Ministry of Construction

B

Services

 

 

1

Prostitution business, organization of prostitution activities, trafficking in women and children

 

Decree No. 03/2000/ND-CP

The Ministry of Public Security

2

Organization of gambling activities in all forms

Decree No. 03/2000/ND-CP

The Ministry of Public Security

3

Services of secret investigation infringing upon the interests of the State, rights and legitimate rights of organizations and individuals

Decree No. 14/2001/ND-CP

The Ministry of Public Security

4

Brokerage of marriages involving foreign elements for profit purpose

 

Decree No. 68/2002/ND-CP

The Ministry of Justice

5

Brokerage of recognition of parents or children or child adoption involving foreign elements for profit purpose

Decree No. 68/2002/ND-CP

The Ministry of Justice

* When current legal documents undergo change, then note (amendments, supplements or replacement), for such changes shall apply.

 
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