Related Rule
Viet Nam
Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Viet Nam’s Judicature Law (2001) states: “In the exercise of judicial power, judges and people’s assessors are independent and subject only to the law.” 
Viet Nam, Judicature Law, 2001, § 5.
Viet Nam’s Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts (2002) states: “When conducting trials, judges and army men’s jurors are independent and only abide by laws.” 
Viet Nam, Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts, 2002, § 8.
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states: “During trial, judges and jurors are independent and abide by the law only.” 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 16.
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states: “No person shall be considered guilty until a court judgment on his/her criminality takes legal effect.” 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 9.
Viet Nam’s Judicature Law (2001) states: “Any individual has the right to defend themselves in court.” 
Viet Nam, Judicature Law, 2001, § 9.
Viet Nam’s Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts (2002) states: “The military courts [shall] ensure the right to defence of defendants.” 
Viet Nam, Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts, 2002, § 12.
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states: “[A]ccused and defendants shall have the right to defend themselves or ask other persons to defend them.” 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 11; see also § 50.2(f).
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states:
Spoken and written language used in the criminal procedure is Vietnamese. Participants in the criminal procedure may use spoken and written languages of their own nationalities; in this case, interpreters shall be required. 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 24.
Viet Nam’s Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts (2002) states:
The military courts shall conduct trials publicly, except for cases of necessity to conduct trials behind closed doors to protect State secrets, military secrets, fine traditions and customs of the nation or to keep secrets of the involved parties at their legitimate requests. 
Viet Nam, Ordinance on Organization of the Military Courts, 2002, § 10.
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states: “Courts shall conduct trials in public; everybody shall have the right to attend such trials, unless otherwise prescribed by this Code.” 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 18.
Viet Nam’s Judicature Law (2001) states: “Any court decision is appealable under the law of procedure.” 
Viet Nam, Judicature Law, 2001, § 11.
Viet Nam’s Criminal Procedure Code (2003) states that defendants have certain rights, including: “To appeal against judgments and decisions of the courts”. 
Viet Nam, Criminal Procedure Code, 2003, § 50.2(i).