On November 21, 2017, The National Assembly of Vietnam promulgated Law No. 18/2017/QH14 on Fishery
This Law deals with fishery activities; rights and responsibilities of organizations and individuals involved in fisheries and state administration of fishery.
This Law applies to Vietnamese organizations and individuals, foreign individuals engaged in fishery in land, islands, archipelago and sea of Vietnam; Vietnamese individuals engaged in commercial fishing activities outside the Vietnam’s maritime boundary.
This Law comes into force from January 01, 2019.
The Law No. 17/2003/QH11 on fisheries shall be invalid from the date on which this Law comes into force.
Please see the full Law in the attached file