Vietnam/ 5.3 Sector specific legislation  

5.3.4 Literature and libraries

  • Law on Intellectual Property Rights (2005).
  • Law on Library (to be issued in 2012).
  • Ordinance on Library (2001).
  • Decision number 16/2005/QĐ- BVHTT dated 4 May 2005, of the Minister of Culture and Information on model regulation of organisation and activity of city’s and province’s library.
  • Decision number 13/2008/QĐ- BVHTTDL dated 10 March 2008, of Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism on model regulation of organisation and activity of university library.
  • Inter-ministerial circular number 02/2012/TTLT/BVHTTDL-BTC dated 7 March 2012 of Ministries of Finance–Culture, Sports and Tourism to guide the management and use supporting expenses from state budget to the creation of art and literature works in central and local literature and art associations during the period 2011–2015.
  • Decision number 316/QĐ-TTG dated 1 March 2011 of the Prime Minister on the approval of project “building and re-assessing the policies on the activities of literature and arts, and artists; policies to sponsor and order literature and art works; incentive policies to create works in literature and art activities”.

Chapter published: 30-11-2013