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Laws, decrees, bills, regulations and manuals relating to the Penal System (texts)

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Title: Manual of Rules for the Superintendence and Management of Jails in Burma
Date of publication: 1968
Description/subject: Full text. There is a 4.4MB version which is easier to read and download but which contains many typos and other errors. The 20MB version is more accurate but is a larger file and more difficult to read.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of Burma
Format/size: pdf (4.4MB; 20MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/Jail_Manual-tu.pdf
Date of entry/update: 21 November 2013


Individual Documents

Title: An Unofficial Translation of the [draft] Prisons Law
Date of publication: July 2015
Description/subject: The following is an unofficial translation of the [draft] Prisons Law 2015.....This draft was made in Burmese in July 2015 by the USDP Administration. Various groups, including Amnesty International, are making suggestions to the NLD on the draft (See "commentary", in this section) so the final version may be very different from this text.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma)
Format/size: pdf (244K)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2016


Title: The Identification of Prisoners Act
Date of publication: 09 September 1920
Description/subject: THE IDENTIFICATION OF PRISONERS ACT. [INDIA ACT XXXIII, 1920.] (9th September, 1920.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma (via Burma Code Vol. I)
Format/size: pdf (40K)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2016


Title: THE PRISONERS ACT
Date of publication: 02 February 1900
Description/subject: THE PRISONERS ACT. [ INDIA ACT III, 1900. ]
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma (via Burma Code Vol. I)
Format/size: pdf (197K)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2016


Title: The Prisons Act.
Date of publication: 01 July 1894
Description/subject: (INDIA ACT IX, 1894.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma (via Burma Code Vol. I)
Format/size: pdf (53K)
Date of entry/update: 11 November 2016