E3S Web Conf.
Volume 203, 2020Ecological and Biological Well-Being of Flora and Fauna (EBWFF-2020)
|Number of page(s)||14|
|Section||Protection and Use of Natural Resources|
|Published online||05 November 2020|
Corporate criminal liability on environmental crimes in Vietnam
1 Graduate Academy of Social Sciences, Nguyen Trai Street, No. 477, Thanh Xuan District, Ha Noi, 10000, Vietnam
2 Vinh University, 182 Le Duan Street, Vinh City, 43000, Vietnam
3 People’s Police University, 36 Nguyen Huu Tho Street, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, 70000, Vietnam
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
From 00:00 on January 1, 2018, all environmental criminal acts of commercial entities are prosecuted for criminal liability. In order to investigate criminal liability for corporate legal entities, up to now, Vietnam have Criminal Code 2015, Criminal Procedure Code 2015 and Law on Execution of Criminal Judgment 2019. However, the competences, order and procedures of judgment excution for corporate legal entities that environmental commit crimes are still controversial and has been urgently discussed. The Penal Code 2015 on corporate legal entities has been in effect for nearly 5 years, but in fact up to July 2020, there has not been a commercial entity prosecuted and tried or excuted yet. The difficult problem is the penalties applied to legal entities different in the nature, order, procedures and ways of conducting compared with individual. This paper introducing the new regulations about the criminal liability on corporate entities for environmental crimes in Vietnam Criminal Code 2015 and analyze and point out some challenges, proposes some suggestions in Vietnam execution of criminal judgments.
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