red-check 2014 Construction Law

Law No. 50/2014/QH13status2 dated June 18, 2014 of the National Assembly on the Construction Law
Posted: 9/7/2014 10:34:49 AM | Latest updated: 25/11/2022 1:57:24 PM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 3518 | Vietlaw: 177

One of the new points of this Law is the supplement of some works exempted from the construction permit such as:

- Construction works of projects on industrial parks, export processing zones or hi- tech parks with detailed 1:500-scale plans already approved and construction designs already appraised;

- Houses of urban development projects or housing development projects with under 7 stories and a total floor area of under 500 m2 and detailed 1:500-scale plans already approved by competent state agencies;

- Works undergoing repair and renovation to alter their external architecture not facing roads in urban centers subject to architecture management requirements;


In addition, according to Clause 2, Article 9 of this Law, project owners must buy work insurance during the construction for works affecting the community safety, environment; works with particular technical requirements and complicated construction conditions.

Consultancy contractors must buy construction investment consultancy professional liability insurance for construction survey and construction design of construction works of grade II or higher grade;

Construction contractors must buy insurance for construction workers working on the construction sites

This Law shall take effect from January 1, 2015.

The Construction Law No. 16/2003/QH11status1 and Article 1 of the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of Laws concerning capital construction investment shall cease to be effective as from the effective date of this Law.

Amendement notes
  • Click here to download the English version of this Law. Source: ATS Lawyer
  • Article 151 of this Law shall be abrogated from January 1st, 2017, according to the regulations at Law No. 03/2016/QH14status2 dated November 22nd, 2016.
  • See more the amendments, supplements at Law No. 35/2018/QH14status2 dated November 20th, 2018; Law No. 40/2019/QH14status2 dated June 13th, 2019; Law No. 62/2020/QH14 dated June 17th, 2020.


Effective Date 1-Jan-2015
ExpiredDate Unknown
Published Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 177

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