On June 29, 2016, the National Assembly issued the Resolution No. 144/2016/QH13 on stay of the effective date of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, Criminal Procedure Code No. 101/2015/QH13, Law No. 99/2015/QH13 on Organization of Criminal Investigation Bodies, Law No. 94/2015/QH13 on Custody and Temporary Detention, and addition of the draft Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13 to the 2016 law- and ordinance-making program.

Accordingly, the Resolution decides to stay the effective date of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, Criminal Procedure Code No. 101/2015/QH13, Law No. 99/2015/QH13 on Organization of Criminal Investigation Bodies, and Law No. 94/2015/QH13 on Custody and Temporary Detention from July 1, 2016, to the date the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13 takes effect; to continue to apply Penal Code No. 15/1999/QH10 (which was amended and supplemented under Law No. 37/2009/QH12), Criminal Procedure Code No. 19/2003/QH11, Ordinance No. 23/2004/PL-UBTVQH11 on Organization of Criminal Investigation (which was amended and supplemented under Ordinance No. 30/2006/PL-UBTVQH11 and Ordinance No. 09/2009/PL-UBTVQH12), the Government’s Decree No. 89/1998/ND-CP, promulgating the Regulation on custody and temporary detention (which was amended and supplemented under the Government’s Decree No. 98/2002/ND-CP and Decree No. 09/2011/ND-CP) until the effective date of the Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13.

To implement the provisions favorable to offenders in Clause 3, Article 7 of Penal Code No. 100/2015/QH13, and at Point b, Clause 1, Article 1 of Resolution No. 109/2015/QH13, on implementation of the Penal Code; and to continue to apply Clause 2, Article 1 and other provisions favorable to offenders in Resolution No. 109/2015/QH13 and shall be applicable from July 01, 2016.

This Resolution takes effect on June 30, 2016.

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