From December 2022, Decree No. 90/2022/ND-CP dated October 28, 2022, on the management and use of houses and land managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to serve the State's external activities will take effect. One of the provisions in this Decree is that foreign offices are allowed to rent houses under certain preferential policies.
The above decree clearly states the principles on management and use of houses and land in service of foreign affairs, specifically as follows:
First, the management and use of houses and land for foreign affairs shall comply with regulations of laws on the management and use of public properties, laws on land, laws on construction, and other relevant laws; in cases where International Treaties that the Government of Vietnam is a signatory have different regulations, comply with the signed International Treaties.
Second, the management and use of houses and land for foreign affairs shall ensure principles of thrift, efficiency, right purposes, correct subjects, publicity, and transparency.
Third, revenues and expenditures related to the management and use of houses and land in service of foreign affairs shall comply with the law on the state budget and relevant laws.
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Fourth, in principle to calculate the rental price:
The lease prices of houses for foreign affairs shall be determined according to market prices, ensuring coverage of costs and accumulation to preserve and develop houses for foreign affairs. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam shall decide on the exemption or application of lease prices lower than market prices according to the principle of reciprocity suitable for state foreign affairs.
The lease of land, determination of land lease prices, and exemption and reduction of land lease prices (if any) of public service providers assigned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to directly manage houses and land for foreign affairs shall comply with regulations of laws on land.
Fifth, the re-arrangement and handling of houses and land owned by the State for foreign affairs shall comply with regulations prescribed in Decrees of the Government of Vietnam on the re-arrangement and handling of public properties.
Finally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam shall be completely responsible for managing, using houses and land for foreign affairs according to its assigned responsibilities and tasks, and managing other revenue and expenditures as prescribed by law.
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On the other hand, the subjects within the scope of application of the provisions of Decree 90/2022/ND-CP include:
1. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam and public service providers under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam assigned by the Ministry to directly manage houses and land for foreign affairs;
2. Foreign organizations with diplomatic functions, foreign offices, and other entities that are allocated or leased houses and land for foreign affairs by the Vietnamese party to be used as headquarters or residences in Vietnam;
3. Other relevant organizations and individuals.
Decree No. 90/2022/ND-CP takes effect from December 15, 2022.
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