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Law No. 90/2015/QH13 on Hydrometeorology

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2015
Pursuant to article 1, the Law stipulates hydrometeorological activities. This includes climate change monitoring. 

The Law comprises 10 Chapters:
  1. General provisions
  2. Management and operation of hydrometeorological station network;
  3. Hydrometeorological forecasts and warnings;
  4. Hydrometeorological information and data;
  5. Climate change monitoring;
  6. Hydrometeorological services;
  7. Impacts on weather;
  8. International cooperation in hydrometeorological activities;
  9. State administration on hydrometerological activités; and
  10. Implementary provisions.

While climate change considerations are incorporated into a wide range of provisions across the whole Law, Chapter V is specifically dedicated to climate change monitoring. It outlines subject matters of climate change monitoring (article 33); establishes a climate change monitoring database and defines the data to be included (article 34). Furthermore, it advances subject matters of national climate assessment (article 35); and climate change scenarios (article 36). Lastly, it stipulates that the results of climate change monitoring shall be integrated into strategy, planning and plans (article 37). 


from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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