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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Vietnam’s Adoption and Implementation of the Cape Town Treaty

16 March 2016

On 24 June 2014, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted the resolution on accession by Vietnam to (i) the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment (“Cape Town Convention”) and (ii) the Protocol thereto on Matters Specific to Aircraft Equipment (“Cape Town Protocol”) (collectively, the “Cape Town Treaty”). The treaty has been effective and binding against Vietnam since 1 January 2015. With effect from 15 October 2015, the Government of Vietnam adopted domestic enforcement of the Cape Town Treaty under Decree 68 dated 18 August 2015 on registration of nationality and rights over aircraft.


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