OFFICAL GAZETTENo. 23 (20-12-2004)
The GovernmentDecree No. 209/2004/ND-CP of December 16, 2004 onquality management of construction works.The Government
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;Pursuant to the November 26, 2003 Law on Construction; At the proposal of the Construction Minister;
Scope and subjects of application.
This Decree guides the implementation of the ConstructionLaw regarding the quality management of construction works;applies to investor, contractors, organization and individualsinvolved in the survey, designing, construction, warranty andmaintenance, management and use of construction works in theVietnamese territory.
– System of construction standard
1. The system of Vietnamese construction standards consistsof construction rules and construction standards.2. Construction rules serve as the basis for the managementof construction activities and the promulgation of constructionstandards.3. The Construction Ministry shall promulgate constructionrules as well as construction standards for civil construction worksincluding public works and dwelling houses, industrial works andtechnical infrastructures defined in Clause, Article 4 of thisDecree.