Article 123. Crime of illegally arresting, detaining or detaining people

1. Those who illegally arrest, detain or detain people shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to two years or a prison term of between three months and two years.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to between one and five years of imprisonment:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Abusing positions and powers;

c) Against the person on duty;

d) Committing the crime more than once;

dd) For many people.

3. Committing the crime and causing serious consequences, the offenders shall be sentenced to between three and ten years of imprisonment.

4. Offenders may also be barred from holding certain posts for one to five years.

Article 124. Crime of infringing upon citizens’ residence

1. Those who illegally search another person’s residence, unlawfully expel another person from their residence or commit other illegal acts that infringe upon the inviolable right to a citizen’s residence, subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or a prison term of between three months and one year.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to between one and three years of imprisonment:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Abusing positions and powers;

c) Causing serious consequences.

3. Offenders may also be barred from holding certain posts for one to five years.

Article 125. Crime of infringing upon the confidentiality or security of correspondence, telephones or telegrams of other persons

1. Those who misappropriate letters, telegraph, telex, fax or other documents transmitted by means of telecommunications and computer or commit illegal acts of infringing on the confidentiality or safety of mails or telephones, the telegram of another person who has been disciplined or administratively sanctioned for this act but still violates, shall be subject to a warning, a fine of between one million and five million dong or a fine of up to one non-custodial reform year.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to non-custodial reform for between one year and two years or a prison term of between three months and two years:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Abusing positions and powers;

c) Committing the crime more than once;

d) Causing serious consequences;

dd) Recidivism.

3. The offender may also be subject to a fine of between two million dong and twenty million dong, and a ban from holding certain posts for one to five years.

Article 126. Crime of infringing upon citizens’ right to vote, to stand for election

1. Any person who deceives, bribes, coerces or uses other tricks to obstruct the exercise of citizens’ right to vote or to stand for election shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or imprisonment. from three months to a year.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to between one and two years of imprisonment:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Abusing positions and powers;

c) Causing serious consequences.

3. Offenders may also be barred from holding certain posts for one to five years.

Article 127. Crime of falsifying election results

1. Those who are responsible for organizing or supervising the election but forge papers, cheat votes or use other tricks to falsify the election results, shall be subject to non-custodial reform for up to two years or imprisonment from six months to two years.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to between one and three years of imprisonment:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Causing serious consequences.

3. Offenders may also be barred from holding certain posts for one to five years.

Article 128. Crime of illegally resigning laborers, officials and public employees

Those who, for their self-interest or other personal motives, force workers, cadres or civil servants to quit their jobs illegally and cause serious consequences, shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or imprisonment. from three months to a year.

Article 129. Crime of infringing upon citizens’ rights to assembly, association, freedom of belief and religion

1. Those who obstruct citizens from exercising the right to assembly, the right to form associations in accordance with the interests of the State and the people, the right to freedom of belief and religion, following or not following a religion Having been disciplined or administratively sanctioned for this act but still commit the violation, the offender shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or a prison term of between three months and one year.

2. Offenders may also be banned from holding certain posts, practicing certain occupations or doing certain jobs for one to five years.

Article 130. Crime of infringing upon women’s equal rights

Those who use force or commit other serious acts to obstruct women from participating in political, economic, scientific, cultural or social activities shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or imprisonment from three months to one year.

Article 131. Crime of infringing upon copyright

1. Anyone who commits one of the following acts causing serious consequences or has been administratively sanctioned for one of the acts specified in this Article or has been sentenced for this crime and has not had his criminal record expunged If they still commit violations, the offenders shall be subject to a fine of between twenty million dong and two hundred million dong or non-custodial reform for up to two years:

a) Appropriating the copyrights of literary, artistic, scientific, journalistic works, programs on audio tapes, discs, video tapes or discs;

b) Impersonating an author on literary, art, scientific, journalistic works, audio tapes, audio discs, video tapes or discs;

c) Illegally modifying the contents of literary, art, scientific, journalistic works, programs on audio tapes, discs, video tapes or discs;

d) Illegally publishing or disseminating literary, art, scientific, journalistic works, programs on audio tapes, discs, video tapes or discs.

2. Committing the crime in one of the following circumstances, the offenders shall be sentenced to between six months and three years of imprisonment:

a) In an organized manner;

b) Committing the crime more than once;

c) Causing very serious or particularly serious consequences.

3. The offender may also be subject to a fine of between ten million dong and one hundred million dong, a ban from holding certain posts, practicing certain occupations or doing certain jobs for one to five years.

Article 132. Crime of infringing upon the right to complain and denounce

1. Those who commit one of the following acts shall be subject to warning, non-custodial reform for up to one year or a prison term of between three months and three years:

a) Abusing positions and powers to obstruct complaints and denunciations, the consideration and settlement of complaints and denunciations or the handling of complainants and denunciations;

b) Having responsibility but intentionally refusing to abide by the decisions of the agencies competent to consider and settle complaints and denunciations, causing damage to the complainants and denunciators.

2. Those who take revenge on the complainants or denunciators shall be subject to non-custodial reform for up to three years or a prison term of between six months and five years.

3. Offenders may also be barred from holding certain posts for one to five years.