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Fine for national map violations in Vietnam

Vietnam: According to the draft decree of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, violations related to national maps may be given a pecuniary fine of up to VND50 million ($2,400). This is the highest among the fine rates specified in the draft decree on penalties for administrative violations in the field of hydrometeorology, meteorology and cartography.

The act of providing maps that show incorrect national borders, sovereignty, land and sea territories of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam will be fined the same rate.

In addition, a warning or a fine of VND1-3 million is proposed to impose on acts of using maps without indicating their legal origin.

Source: touitrenews