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Legislation under consideration, adopted, amended or repealed

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Title: "BurmaNet News" Parliament archive (English)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various sources via "BurmaNet News"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 08 March 2015


Title: Burma/Myanmar's Parliament - legislation, commentary etc.
Description/subject: Link to an OBL section on Burma's legislature
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Format/size: html, pdf
Date of entry/update: 04 June 2016


Individual Documents

Title: 48 laws must be enacted as priority: legal commission
Date of publication: 13 September 2016
Description/subject: "Myanmar needs to enact 48 laws as a matter of priority, the Legal Affairs and Special Cases Assessment Commission has told parliament, with legislation aimed at tackling violence against women at the top of that list. The commission presented its findings in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. “We have presented 48 laws that can develop the prosperity of the country and citizens, which can protect citizens, which can ensure law enforcement and justice,” said commission vice chair U Ko Ko Naing. “[These laws] are suitable for the present day, to be enacted as a priority while the country is reforming,” he added. U Ko Ko Naing read out a list of the 48 laws that the commission is recommending be pushed through, starting with the National Prevention of Violence Against Women Law..."
Author/creator: Swan Ye Htut
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Myanmar Times"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 14 September 2016


Title: Law reform: A daunting challenge
Date of publication: 11 August 2016
Description/subject: "A commission headed by former parliament speaker Thura U Shwe Mann has been reviewing the nation’s laws, but some say more clarity – and consultation – is needed from the government on its legal reform plans..."
Author/creator: Thomas Kean and Nyan Hlaing Lynn
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Frontier Myanmar"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 11 August 2016


Title: Myanmar laws which should be removed, revised, rewritten or replaced
Date of publication: 04 June 2014
Description/subject: Lists Burma/Myanmar laws, and recommends which should be removed, revised, rewritten or replaced
Language: Burmese ျမန္မာဘာသာ, some English
Source/publisher: Cooperative [Joint?] Committee on Drafts via "Myanmar Alin" 3-4 June, 2014
Format/size: pdf (270K)
Date of entry/update: 03 July 2014


Title: The Law for the (Second Time) Repeal of Laws - SLORC Law No. 4/93 (English)
Date of publication: 31 March 1993
Description/subject: The State Law and Order Restoration Council... The Law for the (Second Time) Repeal of Laws... (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 4/93)... The 9th Waning Day of Hnaung Tagu, 1354 ME. (31st March, 1993
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
Format/size: pdf (55K)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2013


Title: The Law for the Repeal of Laws - SLORC Law No. 1/92 (English)
Date of publication: 19 February 1992
Description/subject: The State Law and Order Restoration Council - The Law for the Repeal of Laws - (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 1/92) - The 1st Waning Day of Tabodwe, 1353 ME (19th February, 1992)
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
Format/size: pdf (65K)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2013