Commercial franchise is provided in the following legal documents:
– Vietnam Commercial Law 2005
– Decree No. 35/2006/ND-CP dated 31/3/2006 by the Government detailing implementation of Commercial Law 2005 regarding Franchising
– Circular No. 09/2006/TT-BTM dated 25/5/2006 by the Ministry of Trade guiding the procedures of commercial franchise registration.
Besides, if commercial franchise is related to the transfer of intellectual property use rights and technology transfer, it shall be additionally stipulated by Intellectual Property Law 2005 and Technology Transfer Law 2006.