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The trial of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi et al - relevant legislation (texts)

Websites/Multiple Documents

Title: Code of Criminal Procedure - index
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC)
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/show.php?cat=1710&lo=d&sl=0
Date of entry/update: 30 May 2009


Individual Documents

Title: The Electronic Transactions Law - SPDC Law No. 5/2004 (English)
Date of publication: 30 April 2004
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) via The Burma Lawyers' Council
Format/size: pdf (91K), html (46K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs15/2004-SPDC_Law2004-05-Electronic_Transactions_Law-en.pdf
Date of entry/update: 02 May 2004


Title: State Protection Law (The Law to Safeguard the State Against the Dangers of Those Desiring to Cause Subversive Acts - Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3, 1975 (English)
Date of publication: 05 February 1975
Description/subject: Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3, 1975. "The People’s Assembly enacts the following Law in order to prevent the infringement of the sovereignty and security of the Union of Burma against any threat to the peace of the people, and against the threat of those desiring to cause subversive acts causing the destruction of the country, without impeding citizens’ fundamental rights..." The 1991 amendment, Law No 11/91 of Aug. 9, 1991 is included in the document.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Pyithu Hluttaw
Format/size: pdf (22K)
Date of entry/update: 2001


Title: State Protection Law (The Law to Safeguard the State Against the Dangers of Those Desiring to Cause Subversive Acts) - (Burmese ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Date of publication: 05 February 1975
Description/subject: Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3, 1975. "The People’s Assembly enacts the following Law in order to prevent the infringement of the sovereignty and security of the Union of Burma against any threat to the peace of the people, and against the threat of those desiring to cause subversive acts causing the destruction of the country, without impeding citizens’ fundamental rights..."
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Pyithu Hluttaw
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 2001


Title: The Burma Immigration (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947
Date of publication: 13 June 1947
Description/subject: [This is the official text of the Act, Burma Act XXXI of 1947]... Though not originally intended to curb freedom of opinion and expression this law, along with the Electronics Act, the Import/Export Act and the Unlawful Associations Act, has been used against video journalists
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma ("The Burma Code" Vol. I)
Format/size: pdf (69K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003