On the afternoon of May 26, Minister of National Defense Phan Van Giang on behalf of the Government presented a report on the draft law on the management and protection of defense works and military zones.
Mr. Giang said that, after 28 years of implementation, the 1994 Ordinance on Protection of National Defense Works and Military Zones revealed problems and inadequacies, some of which did not keep up with the socio-economic development. .
In addition, a number of provisions on restriction of human rights and citizens’ rights in the above ordinance are not consistent with the provisions of the Constitution.
Specifically, the Minister of National Defense said that the determination of the scope and protection boundaries of defense works and military zones has not been specified and clearly defined.
There is also the phenomenon of illegal encroachment and encroachment into the area assigned to manage and protect. Along with that, the coordination between localities, the Ministry of National Defense and military units in determining the scope and boundaries for management and protection has not been implemented synchronously.
Mr. Giang also mentioned the status of developing plans, granting operation permits in a number of socio-economic development projects and the management of foreigners residing in a number of localities and regions related to the project. related to defense works and military zones is not strict…
“The above-mentioned inadequacies make it necessary to develop a law to create a higher legal basis and promptly solve actual problems and inadequacies that arise,” the Defense Minister stated.
Specific, clear, and feasible regulations
Verification, Chairman of the National Assembly Defense – Security Committee Le Tan Toi said that the committee agreed on the need to enact the law.
However, there are opinions that defense works and military zones are mostly attached to land, currently in some localities, encroachment and disputes are still happening. Meanwhile, the solution faced many difficulties and problems.
Therefore, this committee recommends that it is necessary to study the contents of management and protection of defense works and military zones in order to provide specific and clear regulations to ensure feasibility; at the same time, have synchronous, effective and effective solutions to minimize arising problems.
The verification agency of the National Assembly also suggested that the drafting agency continue to review to ensure consistency with relevant laws; synchronized and consistent with the law projects being amended, supplemented and promulgated by the National Assembly.
“Research and supplement an article on transitional provisions to handle outstanding issues and ensure feasibility,” said Mr. Toi.
The draft Law on Management and Protection of National Defense Works and Military Zones consists of 6 chapters and 34 articles, stipulating the determination of the scope of protection of national defense works and military zones and contents of management and protection of national works. rooms and military zones.
Along with that, the draft law also stipulates the management and protection regime for defense works and military zones; stipulating the conversion of use purposes, demolition and relocation of defense works and military zones.
The draft law also stipulates policies for localities, agencies, organizations, households and individuals in affected areas due to the requirements of the management and protection of defense works and military zone.
More than 600 points of defense land are disputed and encroached on
Report No. 539 dated February 24, 2022 of the Ministry of National Defense said that the situation of violations and encroachments on defense works and military zones is increasingly complicated. The state of encroachment, overlapping defense land still takes place. Typically, the incidents occurred at TB1 Shooting Range (Bac Giang Province), TB3 Shooting Range (Dong Nai Province, Binh Thuan Province, Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province), and Mieu Mon Airport (Hanoi).
Along with that, acts of trespassing and destroying defense works and military zones such as destroying works, old blockhouses, artillery control landmarks, defense land landmarks to get iron and steel still take place in some areas. local.
Currently, there are more than 600 points of defense land related to disputes, encroachment, and husband-level issues that have not been resolved. Only in Dong Nai province, according to the report of the National Assembly Delegation of Dong Nai province, the province is currently coordinating with units of the Ministry of National Defense to handle problems on an area of 2,409 hectares of land that is being encroached on or damaged. occupied, in dispute, in use…
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