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Law on the Elderly

The National Assembly Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Viet Nam 23 November 2009 Legislation/regulation Older Persons

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This Law provides for the rights and obligations of the elderly; the responsibilities of families, the State and the society in taking care of. attending to. and bringing into full play the role of, the elderly; and the Vietnam Elderly Association.


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