Based on the Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in 1992, which was amended and supplemented under Resolution No. 51/2001 / QH10 of December 25, 2001 of the Xth National Assembly, 10th session;
This law provides for civil.
DUTIES AND EFFECT OF THE CIVIL CODE
Article 1. Duties and scope of regulation of the Civil Code
The provisions of the Civil Code legal status, legal standards for the behavior of individuals, legal persons or other entities; rights and obligations of the holders of personal and property in civil relationships, marriage and family, business, trade, labor (hereinafter referred to as civil relations).
The Civil Code has the task of protecting the rights and lawful interests of individuals, organizations and the interests of the State, the public interest; ensure equality and legal security in civil relations, contribute to creating conditions to meet the physical needs of the people and the spirit, promote economic development - social.
Article 2. Effect of the Civil Code
1. Civil Code applies to civil relationship is established from the date of effectiveness of this Code, unless otherwise provided by this Code or the resolutions of Parliament provides otherwise.
2. Civil Code applicable in the territory of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
3. Civil Code are applicable to civil relations with a foreign element, except where international agreements which the Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a member contains different provisions.
Article 3. Application of practices, similar provisions of law
In cases stipulated by law and the parties do not agree, you can apply practices; without practice, the application of similar provisions of law. Habits and similar provisions of the law is not contrary to the principles set forth in this Code.