To create a legal basis to strictly handle the acts that obstruct procedural activities of competent agencies and persons, on August 18, 2022, the National Assembly Standing Committee promulgated the Ordinance on sanctions of administrative violations for acts of obstructing procedural activities. In this article, some notable contents of the Ordinance, which focuses on procedural obstructing acts to be sanctioned in criminal, civil, administrative areas are presented.
Determining the statute of limitations for counterclaims in civil procedures
To overcome the obstacles in adjudication, on December 31, 2021, the Chief Justice of the Supreme People’s Court issued Decision 594/QD-CA in 2021 on publication of precedents. Civil and criminal area cover the 9 precedents published in this Decision. Among these precedents is Precedent 44/2021/AL on determining the statute of limitations for initiating lawsuits of counterclaims.