National Assembly’s 17th working day
Updated : Tuesday, June 12, 2018 10:01 AM (GMT+0700)

TheNational Assembly on June 11 discussed several draft laws and voted to adjustthe NA’s closing session programme under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen ThiKim Ngan.

The National Assembly on June 11 discusses several draft laws and voted to adjust the
NA’s closing session programme - Photo: VNA

In the morning session,Chairman of the NA’s Law Committee presented a proposal to change the time forthe debate and adoption of the draft Law on Special Administrative and EconomicUnits of Van Don, Bac Van Phong, and Phu Quoc.

The NA deputies voted toadjust the closing session of the NA (June 15 morning).

The NA moved on to work on thedraft Law on Amnesty (revision). The deputies voiced their opinions whichcentred around the necessity of the revision, the scope of the bill, principalsto determine cases eligible for amnesty request, responsibilities of thoseapplying for amnesty to pay restitution and serve other civil obligations, andmeasures to ensure equality and fairness for prisoners. Some of these issueswere cleared up by Minister of Public Security To Lam.

The afternoon meetingfocused on the draft Law on Higher Education (revision). Lawmakers commented onthe scope of the bill; the objectives, contents, methods, programmes anddegrees of the higher education; the granting of autonomy to higher educationalinstitutions and more. Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nhaexplained and clarified some of these issues.

On June 12, the NA deputieswill vote to pass a resolution on approval of the 2016 state budget balance,the revised laws on Competition, Cyber Security and Denunciation, and aresolution on the NA supervision programme in 2019. They will also discuss thedraft law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the Law on Higher Education.


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