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Decree No. 181/2013/ND-CPstatus2 dated November 14, 2013 of the Government on elaboration of some articles of the Law on Advertising
Posted: 20/11/2013 11:22:18 AM | Latest updated: 11/11/2021 7:59:25 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 3368 | Vietlaw: 124

This Decree details on the advertisement of special goods, products, services; advertisements on websites of foreign advertising companies and individuals that provide cross-border advertising services; outdoor advertisement panning; and procedures to establish a representative office in Vietnam of foreign advertising company

Special goods, products and services mentioned in this Circular include:

1. Medicines;

2. Cosmetics;

3. Foods and food additives;

4. Insecticides and germicides for families and health care

5. Medical equipment

6. Dairy products and dietary supplements for children

7. Medical services

8. Pesticides, ingredients of pesticides, plant protection supplies, useful organisms serving plant protection, veterinary medicine, and veterinary supplies

9. Fertilizers and bioproducts for farming, animal feeds, bioproducts for breeding, plant varieties and animal breeds

According to this Decision, information and pictures are banned from medicine advertisements include: Pictures of patients; Medicine effect diagram that has not been assessed; Pictures or names of physicians.

This Decree takes effect on January 01, 2014, replaces Decree No. 24/2003/ND-CPstatus1 dated March 13, 2003

Amendement notes
  • The regulations on medicine advertising provided in Article 3 of this Decree shall be expired from July 1st, 2017. See the new regulations at Decree No. 54/2017/ND-CPstatus2 dated May 8th, 2017.
  • See more the amendments and supplements at the following decrees:
  • - Decree No. 123/2018/ND-CPstatus2 dated September 17th, 2018;
  • - Decree No. 11/2019/ND-CP dated January 30th, 2019;
  • - Decree NO. 70/2021/ND-CP dated July 20th, 2021.
  • Article 7 of this Decree shall be abrogated from January 1st, 2022, See the new regulations at Decree No. 98/2021/ND-CP dated November 8th, 2021.

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Effective Date 1-Jan-2014
ExpiredDate Unknown
Published Vietlaw's Newsletter No. 124

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