THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Hanoi, November 14, 2008
ON PROLONGATION OF THE 2004-2009 TERM OF OFFICE OF PEOPLES COUNCILS AND PEOPLES COMMITTEES AT ALL LEVELS
THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Pursuant to the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, which was amended and supplemented under Resolution No. 51/2001/QH10;
After considering the Governments Report No. 173/TTr-CP of November 3, 2008, on adjustment of the 2004-2009 term of office of Peoples Councils and Peoples Committees at all levels; and the National Assembly Law Committees Examination Report No. 563/BC-UBPL12 of November 12, 2008, and opinions of National Assembly deputies;
Article 1. To prolong the 2004-2009 term of office of Peoples Councils and Peoples Committees at all levels to the first meeting of Peoples Councils of the next tenure at all levels in 2011.
The date of election of deputies to Peoples Councils of the next tenure at all levels shall be fixed and announced by the National Assembly Standing Committee.
Article 2. The National Assembly Standing Committee, the Government, the Supreme Peoples Court, the Supreme Peoples Procuracy and the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front shall, within the ambit of their respective tasks and powers, organize the implementation of this Resolution.
Article 3. The National Assembly Standing Committee, the Council for Ethnic Minorities, the Committees of the National Assembly, the delegations of National Assembly deputies and National Assembly deputies shall, within the ambit of their respective tasks and powers, oversee the implementation of this Resolution.
Article 4. This Resolution takes effect on April 1, 2009.
Resolution was adopted on November 14, 2008, by the XIIth National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam at its 4th session.
CHAIRMAN OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY