The Civil Code No. 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 takes effect on January 01, 2017 (repalces the Civil Code No. 33/2005/QH11 dated June 14, 2005) contains some new provisions, such as: application of practices (Article 5), bases for establishment of civil rights (Article 8), methods for protecting civil rights (Article 11), minors (Article 21),  right to have family and given names (Article 26), right to nationality (Article 31), right to donate or receive human tissues and body organs and donate corpses (Article 35), replacement of guardians (Article 60), commercial juridical persons (Article 76), branches and representative offices of juridical persons (Article 84),  entities in civil relations with the participation of households, co-operative groups and other non-juridical persons (Article 101) and many other provisions.

DMS Law firm in Vietnam advises the following contents:

Bases for establishment of civil rights

Legal personality of natural persons

Place of residence of individuals

Management of property of person absent from his/her place of residence

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam, central and local regulatory agencies in civil relations

Protection of ownership rights and other property-related rights

Contents of ownership rights

Right to possess of owners

Property under the people’s ownership

Private ownership and property under private ownership

Multiple ownership and types of multiple ownership

Basis for establishing ownership rights

Bases for terminating ownership rights

Right to adjoining immovable property

Fidelity guarantees provided by socio-political organizations

Civil liability arising from breach of civil obligations

Transfer of right to demand

Termination of civil obligations

Definition of civil contract

Performance of unilateral contracts

Amendment to contracts

Sale contract of property

Contracts for exchange of property

Contracts for gifts of property

Contracts for loan of property

Contracts for lease of property

Contracts for services

Authorization contracts

The Civil Code provides the legal status, legal standards for the conduct of natural and juridical persons; the rights and obligations of natural and juridical person  regarding personal and property rights and obligations in relations established on the basis of equality, freedom of will, independence of property and self-responsibility (referred to as civil relations).

Practices mean rules of conduct obviously define rights and obligations of natural, juridical persons in specific civil relations, forming and repeating in a long time, recognized and applying generally in a region, race, or a community or a field of civil./.