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Statutory law applicable to non-Burman or non-Buddhist peoples

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Title: Personal Laws (Buddhist, Hindu, Muhammadan, Parsi, Christian)
Date of publication: 1958
Description/subject: These laws, which have various dates, are found in pages 1-116 of Vol. XI of "The Burma Code".....TABLE OF CONTENTS: PART XXII . --PERONAL LAWS: Buddhist:-The Registration of Kittim and options Act…The Hindu Widows’ Re-m arriage Act…The Anand Marriage Act…The Hindu Disposition of Property Act…The Caste Disabilities Removal Act…The Hindu Inh eritance (Rem oval of Disabilities) Act…The H indu Law of Inheritance Amendment Act…The Hindu Gains of Learning Act…The Kazis Act ...The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act…The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act…The Church of Scotland Kirk Session Act ...The Christian Marriage Act…The Foreign Marriage Act…The Burma Divorce Act…The Native Converts’ Marriage Dissolution Act... - The Special Marriage Act…The Married Women’s Property Act...The Majority Act…The Guardians and Wards Act…The Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act…The Child Marriage Restraint Act…The Slavery Act...The Succession Act…The Administrator-General’s Act…The Legal. Representatives Suits Act… The Rangoon Insolvency Act…The Burma Insolvency Act… The Arbitration (Protocol and Convention) Act…The Arbitration Act, 1944… The Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act…The Anand Marriage Act…The Hindu Disposition of Property Act…The Caste Disabilities Removal Act…The Hindu Inheritance (Removal of Disabilities) Act…The Hindu Law of Inheritance Amendment Act…The Hindu Gains of Learning Act... The Kazis Act…The Mussalm an Wakf Validating Act…The Bar Council Act…The Legal Practitioners Act
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma via "The Burma Code" Vol. XI
Format/size: pdf (2.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2014


Title: THE BURMA LAWS ACT (1898)
Date of publication: 04 November 1898
Description/subject: India Act XIII, 1898 4th November, 1898...."...5. The President of the Union may, for administrative including revenue purposes,- (q) divide Upper Burma into divisions and each of these divisions into districts, and vary the limits of those divisions and districts, and (b) divide each of those districts into sub-divisions, each of those sub-divisions into townships and each of those townships into circles, and vary the limits of these sub-divisions, townships and circles. 6. For the purpose of facilitating the application of any enactment for the time being in force in any part of Upper Burma, any Court may construe the enactment with such alterations, not affecting the substance, as may be necessary or proper to adapt it to the matter before the Court..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of India
Format/size: pdf (49K)
Alternate URLs: http://displacementsolutions.org/?page_id=197 http://displacementsolutions.org/?p=20
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2011


Title: THE KAZIS ACT (1880)
Date of publication: 09 July 1880
Description/subject: INDIA ACT XII, 1880..... "Whereas by the preamble to Act No. XI of 18642 it was (among other things) declared that it was inexpedient that the appointment of the Kazi-ul- Kuzaat, or of City, Town or Pargana Kazis, should be made by the Government, and by the same Act the enactments relating to the appointment by the Government- of the said officers were repealed ; and Whereas by the usage of the Muhammadan community [ * * * * ] the presence of Kazis appointed by the Government is required at the celebration of marriages and the performance of certain other rites and ceremonies, and it is therefore expedient that the Government should again be empowered A to appoint persons to the office of Kazi; It is hereby enacted as follows:..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of India
Format/size: pdf (59K)
Alternate URLs: http://displacementsolutions.org/?page_id=197
Date of entry/update: 25 May 2011