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Vietnam: New Decree No. 98/2020/ND-CP on the penalties for administrative violations in commercial activities; the production of and trading in counterfeit or banned goods; and protection of consumer rights

On 26 August 2020, the government released the new Decree No. 98/2020/ND-CP ("Decree 98"), which will replace Decrees Nos. 185/2013/ND-CP, 124/2015/ND-CP, 141/2018/ND-CP  and will come into force on 15 October 2020.  Decree 98, including four Chapters and 91 Articles, regulates the penalties for administrative violations in commercial activities, the production of and trading in counterfeit or banned goods and protection of consumer rights.

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