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THE APPARATUS OF THE SUPREME PEOPLE'S COURT

The assisting apparatus of the Supreme People's Court consists of departments and equivalent units. Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court submits the proposal on the organization, duties and powers of the supporting to the National Assembly for the latter's approval.

Department of Administration

Administration Department of the Supreme People's Court provides general consultation on work plans, programs; facilitates all activities of leaders of the Supreme People's Court and assists Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the following duties:

To disseminate and implement official documentations, resolutions, directions of the Party and laws of die State within the People's Courts.

To draft and propose development strategy of the People's Court for each period; implement and supervise the implementation of focal annual work plans and programs of the People's Courts.

To implement propaganda — communication activities on directions, policies of the Party, resolutions of the National Assembly, policies and laws of the State relating to the organization and operation of People's Courts; administer the web portal of the Supreme People's Court.

To draft reports of Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court on the business of People's Courts presented to the National Assembly, Standing Committee of the National Assembly, the State President and other reports submitted to relevant State and Party's agencies; provide responses to recommendations of electors, questions raised by deputies of the National Assembly, Delegation of the National Assembly which are sent to Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court.

To facilitate activities of leaders of the Supreme People's Court and Justice Council of the Supreme People's Court; receive and review complaints sent to the Supreme People's Court.

To manage facilities, properties and budget; ensure logistics, facilities and other working conditions for operation of the Supreme People's Court.

Bureau of Planning and Finance

Providing consultation and assistance for Chief Justice with the followings:

To formulate and implement long-term, short-term and annual programs, plans, schemes, projects on the management and use of finance and properties, development investment, construction; plans for renovation and modernization of facilities of the People's Courts.

To synthesize and draft estimated annual budget plans of the People's Courts, budget management and allocation plans for local courts and financially independent agencies of the Supreme People's Court in accordance with the law on management and use of State budget.

To instruct, monitor, examine and evaluate the implementation of State mechanisms and policies concerning the management and use of budget, properties, investment, construction by the People's Courts and financially independent agencies of the Supreme People's Court.

To act as the investor in construction projects and procurement activities for the purpose of redistributing some types of properties, equipments and uniforms.

Department of Cassation review and examination of criminal and administrative judgments

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To examine and review all applications for cassation and re¬opening review of criminal and administrative cases under the jurisdiction of the Supreme People's Court;

To organize and assign court clerks to meetings and hearings of Justice Council of the Supreme People's Court in the area of criminal and administrative law.

To implement duties relating to the execution of death penalty, amnesty, special reprieve in accordance with the law.

To coordinate with other agencies in legislation activities, providing guidance for the consistent application of law, summing up adjudication practices and developing precedents.

Department of Cassation review and examination of civil, business and commercial judgments

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To examine and reviews all applications for cassation and re-opening review of civil, business and commercial cases under the jurisdiction of the Supreme People's Court;

To organize and assign court clerks to meetings and hearings of Justice Council of the Supreme People's Court in the area of civil, business and commercial, Banhkrup ruptcy law.

To coordinate with other agencies in legislation activities, providing guidance for the consistent application of law, summing up adjudication practices and developing precedents.

Department of Cassation review and examination of labor, family and juvenile judgments

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To examine and review all applications for cassation and re¬opening review of labor, family and juvenile cases under the jurisdiction of the Supreme People's Court;

To organize and assign court clerks to meetings and hearings of Justice Council of the Supreme People's Court in the area of labor, family and juvenile law.

To coordinate with other agencies in legislation activities, providing guidance for the consistent application of law, summing up adjudication practices and developing precedents.

Department of Legal affairs and Research administration

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To formulate and propose legislative programs of the National Assembly and Standing Committee of the National Assembly.

To ensure consistent application of laws in adjudication; synthesize good practices and dev

To draft laws, ordinances and resolutions to be submitted to the National Assembly and Standing Committee of the National Assembly; review draft legal normative documents and other documents to be issued by Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court.

To examine, systematize and unify legal normative documents, codify legislations on the organization and operation of People's Court in accordance with the law.

To recommend relevant authority to amend, supplement or abolish legislations which are contrary to the Constitution, laws and resolutions of the National Assembly, ordinances and resolutions of Standing Committee of the National Assembly.

To act as the permanent unit of Science Council of the Supreme People's Court; administer and conduct researches or assign research projects related to the organization and operation of the Courts to individuals and institutions of the People's Courts.

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To formulate and propose legislative programs of the National Assembly and Standing Committee of the National Assembly.

To ensure consistent application of laws in adjudication; synthesize good practices and develop precedents.

To draft laws, ordinances and resolutions to be submitted to the National Assembly and Standing Committee of the National Assembly; review draft legal normative documents and other documents to be issued by Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court.

To examine, systematize and unify legal normative documents, codify legislations on the organization and operation of People's Court in accordance with the law.

To recommend relevant authority to amend, supplement or abolish legislations which are contrary to the Constitution, laws and resolutions of the National Assembly, ordinances and resolutions of Standing Committee of the National Assembly.

Inspectorate

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To formulate and implement programs and action plans for inspection, examination, prevention of and fight against corruption in the People's Courts.

To recieve complaints and denunciations from citizens that falling under the court's jurisdiction; coordinate with the Organization and Personnel Department and other relevant departments to resolve complaints and denunciations concerning moral ethics, behavior, lifestyle of public officials, staffs and employees working at People's Courts.

To inspect the performance of duties and powers by public officials, staffs and employees of the People's Courts; supervise judges in accordance with the Operation Regulations of the National Council for Selection and Supervision of Judges.

To guide, inspect, verify, supervise, collect data and report on asset and income declaration of public officials, staffs and employees working at the People's Courts in accordance with the law.

To investigate and inspect the implementation of laws and regulations of the People's Courts on budget use; infrastructural construction; procurement, management and use of public properties; implementation of thrift practice and waste combat.

Department of Organization and Personnel

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To administer the state management of personnel organization of the People's Courts; coordinate wilh Ministry of Defense in administering personnel organization of Military Courts.

To study, develop the organizational structure and number of judges, public officials, staffs, employees; legal normative documents, projects, schemes on personnel

organization and remunerations, policies for public officials, staffs, employees and laborers; administer the internal political protection at the People's Courts.

To formulate and implement focal key programs and plans for personnel organization.

To administer the management of training and continuing education for Judges, Assessors, public officials, staffs, employees; implement the Training and Continuing education Strategy of the People's Courts; select and appoint Judges in accordance with Regulations of the National Council for selection and supervision of Judges.

Department of General Affairs

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To evaluate and collect data relating to the operation of courts; archive case files in accordance with the law.

To act as the contact point for cooperation with other ministries and agencies in the implementation of national target programs, legal assistance, state compensation, judicial records, criminal statistics, judgment execution and other projects.

To implement legal education, dissemination and propaganda programs.

To utilize and develop information technology to assist the operation of People's Courts; maintain information technology infrastructure of the People's Court.

Department of International Cooperation

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court with the followings:

To administer the State management of international cooperation activities and international relations of the People's Courts.

To formulate strategies, schemes, and plans for the development of international relations and judicial cooperation of the People's Courts.

To prepare and conclude agreements, memoranda of understanding on international cooperation falling under the jurisdiction of the People's Courts; conduct researches on international law and international judicial practices; engage in the development of cooperation projects and draft legal normative documents on international judicial cooperation which is under the jurisdiction for state management of the Supreme People's Court.

To review files and documents relating to international cooperation in judicial proceedings and international treaties to which Vietnam is a member; organize international judicial conferences and seminars.

To develop, receive and implement international cooperation projects and programs of which the Supreme People's Court is in charge.

Department of Emulation and Commendation

The Department has duties and powers to assist Chief Justice of the Supreme People's Court and Chairperson of the Emulation and Commendation Council of the People's Courts with the followings:

To administer the state management of emulation and commendation activities in the People's Courts; act as the standing unit of the Emulation and Commendation Council of the People's Courts.

To formulate and implement programs and plans on emulation and commendation activities in the People's Courts.

To keep records of good examples and practices by individuals and units including Judges, officials and staffs which shall be monitored and disseminated to promote patriotic movements in the People's Courts and relevant agencies.

To conduct research on history of the judiciary; collect and preserve historical objects, disseminate information and provide education on the traditions of the People's Courts.

To propose the conferment of emulative and honorable titles in accordance with the law; organize conferment ceremony; present, withdraw and change the rewards in kind in accordance with the law.

Department of Administration for the South

The Department has following duties and powers:

To act as the contact point, organize and inform relevant agencies of the outcome of meetings between leaders of the Supreme People's Court with relevant authorities, individuals, and People's Courts in the South.

To meet citizens, receive and send applications, requests, complaints and denunciations from citizens to relevant departments of the Supreme People's Court.

To implement official protocols for delegations in or delegations out; organize conferences, meetings,

seminars, training course of the Supreme People's Court

Justice Review

It is an agency of the People's Court with the functions of informing the public about the organization and operation of the Supreme People's Court and other courts; honor Judges, disseminate good examples and practices of individuals and units to all People's Courts.

To disseminate directions, policies and regulations of the Party and State; be responsive to the social demand of researching and studying laws and operation of the judiciary to contribute to the improvement of efficiency and effectiveness of the state management by law and to promote democracy and socialist rule of law in Vietnam

People's Court Journal

It has the function of delivering legal information, activities of the Supreme People's Court and other Courts; being a jurisprudence forum for the exchange experience on practices and theories in the resolution and adjudication of cases, organization and operation of the People's Court; providing comments on precedents; conducting research and compiling best practices in the development of a transparent and capable court system; promoting patriotic movement in the People's Courts.

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THE SUPREME PEOPLE'S COURT
of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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Address : 48 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem, Ha Noi.
Phone: 024.62741133
Email: banbientap@toaan.gov.vn, tatc@toaan.gov.vn.
Executive Editor: Tran Van Thu, Director General, International Cooperation Department, SPC.

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