One of the most disadvantages changes of this Decree is raising the maximum fine level for violations in construction sector from VND 500 million (according to the Decree 23/2009/ND-CP) to VND 1 billion

In addition, the Decree also supplements some fine levels towards violations, such as:

- Do not transfer the approved in-progress project subject to a fine level of VND 40 million to VND 50 million

- Do not send completed report of putting work to use subject to a fine level of VND 500,000 to VND 1 million

- Using foreign standards without the consent of investor subject to a fine from VND 10 million to VND 20 million

- Delaying progress of project implementation as approved subject to a fine level from VND 80 million to VND 100 million

This Decree takes effect from the date of November 30, 2013, replaces the Decree No. 23/2009/ND-CP dated February 27, 2009.

Source :

Number 121
Symbol 2013/NĐ-CP
Issue date 10/10/2013
Effective date 30/10/2013
Expired Date null
Signer Nguyen Tan Dung
Descriptions Decree No. 121/2013/ND-CP dated October 10, 2013 of the Government on sanctioning of administrative violations in construction activities; real estate business; exploitation, production and trading of construction materials; management of technical infrastructure; and management of development of houses and offices
Office Government
Type of Document Decree
Field Inspector