Ministry to clarify law on sea, islands
HAØ NOÄI National Assembly Chairman Nguyeãn Sinh Huøng yesterday ordered the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to clarify the draft law on sea and island resources and environment.
Huøng said at a discussion session of the NA Standing Committee that it had to clearly define sea resources and the sea environment as well as the responsibility of relevant ministries on managing them..
NA deputy Nguyeãn Xuaân Thaûo, head of the Institute of Legislative Studies, said that under the draft law, the environment ministry would take responsibility for managing all sea and island resources. But I think its unsuitable, he said.
He said the environment ministry should manage sea-and-island resources such as oils and mineral. He added that in the meantime, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development should be assigned to manage the exploitation of maritime products.
Chairman of the NA Council for Ethnic Minority Affairs, Ksor Phöôùc, said he...