Title: Vietnam Electricity Law of 2004 (as amended in 2012 and 2018)

Language: English

Type: Document

Nature: Laws and Regulations

Published: February 28, 2021

Region: East Asia and Pacific

Country: Vietnam

Sector: Energy and Power

Keywords: Energy and Power, Energy and Power Core, Legal Framework

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Document Summary:

The Electricity Law of 2004 (as amended in 2012 and 2018) is the principal legislation regulating the electricity sector in Vietnam.

Document Details:

Among other things, the Electricity Law sets out:

  1. the regulatory requirements for electricity development investment and planning;

  2. policies and measures to encourage and accelerate conservation in electricity generation, transmission, distribution and use;

  3. the electricity market including its principles, market participants, and market operation and control;

  4. the conditions and requirements for operating in the electrical sector; and

  5. pricing and licensing rules.

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Updated: October 25, 2021