Library Law 2019, Law No. 46/2019/QH14 issued by the National Assembly on November 21, 2019

Dónde
Viet Nam
When
2020
Quién
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
Ministry of Defense
Ministry of Public Security
Ministry of Education and Training
Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs
Ministry of Information and Communications
Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministries and ministerial-level agencies
People's Committees at all levels
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

This Law governs the establishment and operation of libraries rights, obligations and responsibilities of agencies, organizations and individuals in library activities as well as governance on library.
The Law applies to Vietnamese agencies, organizations and individuals as well as foreign organizations and individuals engaged in library activities or related to library activities on the territory of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.
- The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism is the focal point for assisting the Government to manage libraries nationwide at state-level.
- The Ministry of Defense and the Ministry of Public Security, within the scope of their authority, shall assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in managing the organization and activities of the respective libraries of the people's armed forces.
- The Ministry of Education and Training and the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, within the scope of their authority, assume the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in organizing and operating activities, developing standards for educational institution libraries, developing reading culture in schools, managing training of human resources libraries and managing libraries at compulsory rehabilitation centers.
- The Ministry of Information and Communications assumes the prime responsibility for, and coordinate with, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant state agencies in managing information systems and information security in library activities and the implementation of regulations on legal deposit.
- The Ministry of Science and Technology assumes the prime responsibility for and coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in assessing and publicizing national standards and technical regulations on library activities, directing the development and sharing of information resources on science and technology and domestic and foreign innovation.
- Ministries and ministerial-level agencies, within the scope of authority, coordinate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the governance of libraries.
- People's Committees at all levels, within their scope of authority, perform the governance of the local libraries and formulate, publish and implement policies, strategies and plans for library development and reading culture in the locality.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

- State budget.
- Revenue from library services.
- Sponsor, donor, gift, contribution from domestic and foreign organizations and individuals in accordance with relevant laws and regulations.
- Other legal sources.

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Viet Nam National Library
Public Sector
Pubic libraries
Public Sector
Specialized libraries
Public Sector
Library of People's armed forces
Public Sector
Libraries of higher educational institutions, libraries of preschool, secondary, vocational educational institution and others
Public Sector
Community libraries
Public Sector
Community libraries
Private Sector
Private libraries serving community
Private Sector
Libraries of foreign organizations and individuals serving Vietnamese people
Private Sector
Libraries of foreign organizations and individuals serving Vietnamese people
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
NO
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