VietNam – HaNoi – Deliberately taking pets, bringing speakers to the pedestrian street of Hoan Kiem Lake, how are they handled?

A legal expert said that if people intentionally bring pets into the walking space of Hoan Kiem Lake; Using loudspeakers, radios, etc. to distribute high-powered sound may be subject to administrative penalties.

From May 27, people to Ho Guom walking street (Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi) will not be allowed to bring pets; do not use equipment and instruments such as speakers, radios, trumpets, drums to spread high-powered sound into the environment…

Before the above move, lawyer Tran Xuan Tien, Head of Dong Doi Law Office, Hanoi Bar Association, assessed this as an effort of the Hanoi People’s Committee and the local community in building a Create a polite, cultural environment. 

According to lawyer Tien, the regulation emphasizes that all activities in the pedestrian space of Hoan Kiem Lake and its vicinity must comply with the provisions of law, ensure order, safety and efficiency, and contribute to the development of the city. socio-economic development, national defense and security assurance and environmental protection.

Therefore, for violations of regulations on public order in general and the contents of the above regulations will be handled. Specifically, violators will be considered for administrative sanctions according to the provisions of Decree 144/2021/ND-CP on sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of security, order and safety. society… based on the nature and extent of the violation.

In particular, for the act of bringing pets into the walking space; using loudspeakers, radios, trumpets, drums to spread high-powered sounds into the environment, attracting and affecting the general operation of the walking space… violators may be subject to administrative fines for violations of the law. acts of liberating domestic animals in public places and acts of causing public disorder in places where cultural activities are held.

Pursuant to Points a and b, Clause 1, Article 7 of Decree 144/2021/ND-CP, violators may be subject to a warning or a fine of between VND 300,000 and 500,000 if they commit the above acts. For organizations that commit violations, the fine is twice the fine level applied to individuals.

Citing evidence of being allowed by competent authorities to bring livestock, livestock and poultry into the space of Ho Guom pedestrian street, a representative of Hoan Kiem District People’s Committee said that these cases include: cattle in circuses, parades at licensed events; Service dogs of functional forces…

“The district will direct the Hoan Kiem Lake Management Board and the district police to send functional forces to stay and control this area. At first, the functional forces will remind and propagate for people to obey, If you intentionally violate it, you will be handled according to regulations,” he said.

Also according to lawyer Tran Xuan Tien, the promulgation of the above regulation by the Hanoi People’s Committee can solve many existing problems in the pedestrian street space such as unconscious behavior, letting pets cause danger. to others or the use of loud sound equipment negatively affects the pedestrian street space in general and the lives of the surrounding people in particular.

However, for the above regulation to depend largely on the public consciousness of the people. Therefore, each person needs to raise the awareness of abiding by laws and general regulations when participating in public activities, contributing to the construction of Hoan Kiem Lake pedestrian street, a civilized neighborhood, as well as demonstrating capital city beauty.

Previously, in September 2020, the Hanoi People’s Committee conducted consultations with the people to finalize the Regulation on management of activities in the pedestrian space in Hoan Kiem Lake and its vicinity. This move is taken by the city to improve the management and further promote the value of the destination Hanoi. On May 17, Hanoi officially issued this regulation and will take effect from May 27.



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