Administrative punishments in advertising sector
VGP – The Government on November 12 promulgated Decree 158/2013/ND-CP, under which advertising products that are banned from being advertised shall be fined up to VND 100 million (nearly US$5,000).
Advertising products that stimulate sexuality, shotguns and ammunition, sporting weapons shall be punished with a fine from around US$3,500 to US$5,000.
A fine between US$2,500 and US$3,500 shall be imposed for confused and deceived advertisements.
The Decree is scheduled to take effect since January 1, 2014./.
By Hai Minh