Draft Decree on E-transactions in the Government Management of Land

In the era of technology 4.0, the application of science and technology in all activities of social life in general is increasingly focused. Vietnam government has introduced a number of policies on the application of electronic technology in administrative procedures, particularly the Draft Decree on Electronic Transactions in the management of land.

Electronic transactions in the government management of land are the implementation of administrative procedures in the field of land; share and provide land information and data; share and provide documents among state agencies.

On the implementation of administrative procedures on land, according to the Draft, the Government stipulates 17 administrative procedures on land to be carried out by electronic methods, such as: land acquisition; land allocation, land lease, change of land use purpose; first registration of land and properties attached to land, first-time certificate of land use rights, ownership of houses and other land-attached assets and additional registration of assets attached to land;… However, in order to carry out electronic procedures, agencies and organizations providing/using electronic transaction services in the field of land must meet certain conditions in accordance with the provisions of this draft.

Regarding sharing and providing information and land data, in the draft, the Government clarified the cases; responsibilities of agencies that share and provide land information and data and responsibilities of land users and users of electronic data. However, the draft did not specify what information allowed to be shared.

The draft also specifies the assurance of security and safety in e-transactions on land and the settlement of arising problems. Accordingly, disputes related to e-transactions in Land areas are settled based on the provisions of the Law on Electronic Transactions, this Decree and other relevant laws. In addition, the draft also provides regulations on the right to appeal, denunciations and regulations on sanctions.

Electronic signatures in the field of land include digital signatures and other types of electronic signatures as prescribed by law. Agencies, organizations and individuals have the right to discuss and select the type of appropriate electronic signature.

The implementation of electronic transaction in the land management will improve the efficiency of land, and real estate transaction from management, development, sales and purchase, and could help reduce the inaccuracy and avoid potential disputes.

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Draft Decree on E-transactions in the Government Management of Land
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Draft Decree on E-transactions in the Government Management of Land
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The implementation of electronic transaction in the land management will improve the efficiency of land, and real estate transaction from management

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