Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for the thorough verificationof draft laws and preventing vested interest in law building during a national teleconferenceof the Justice Ministry in Hanoi on December 23.
Addressing theconference, the PM stressed that the justice sector must be the best advisor tothe government on institutional reform measures in line with resolutions of theParty, National Assembly and government, especially those involving businesses,start-ups and innovation.
He stressed thatthe ministry should try to ensure that there are effective mechanisms tomonitor those given power by law, including the PM.
PM Phuc alsocalled attention to restructuring the sector in line with the resolutionadopted by the 12th National Party Congress’s fourth plenum andpushing forward administrative reform by adopting information technology,ensuring openness and transparency.
The ministryneeds to strengthen control of the enforcement of civil judgements, strengthenpersonnel disciplines, and advise the government and authorities on legalaspects to minimise global trade risks, he said.
The governmentleader hoped that the sector would further popularise law education, especiallythose regarding businesses and the people.
This year, thesector scrutinised more than 11,800 draft legal documents, up more than 24percent year-on-year, reports at the conference said. Up to 659 documents werefound to contain improper terms.
The ministry hascoordinated with ministries, agencies and localities to simplify administrativeprocedures, meeting 95.85 percent of the target.
The lawenforcement force has enforced more than 530,000 sentences, exceeding plans by8 percent.
The sectoroutlined nine groups of key tasks next year, including building specific andfeasible working plans that suit the country’s socio-economic developmentgoals, increasing collaboration with agencies and all-level Party committeesand authorities, strengthening discipline in State administrative agencies,improving personnel training, especially those working at the grassroots level,among others.-VNA
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