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  1. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Law, 2019 (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 8 of 2019). ((၂၀၁၉ ခုနှစ်၊ ပြည်ထောင်စုလွှတ်တော် ဥပဒေအမှတ် ၈။) လုပ်ငန်းခွင်ဘေးအန္တရာယ်ကင်းရှင်းရေးနှင့် ကျန်းမာရေးဆိုင်ရာဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-03-15 | MMR-2019-L-108180

    Chapter I - Name, Effective Date and Definition
    Chapter II - Objectives
    Chapter III - Prescribing Eligible Industries/Businesses and Removing
    Chapter IV - Formation of the Council and its Duties
    Chapter V - Registration
    Chapter VI - Appointment of Person In-charge for Occupational Safety and Health and Formation of Occupational Safety and Health Committees
    Chapter VII - Appointment of Inspection Officers and Powers and Duties of Chief Inspection Officer and Inspection Officers
    Chapter VIII - Responsibilities of Employers and Workers
    Chapter IX - Responsibilities of Manufacturer, Importer and Seller, Person Who Operates Installation or Dismantling or Person Who Operates Building or Demolition
    Chapter X - Informing, Inspecting and Reporting
    Chapter XI - Acting as Authorised Examiner or Trainer and Operating Training Centre
    Chapter XII - Administrative Actions
    Chapter XIII - Appeal
    Chapter XIV - Prohibitions
    Chapter XVI - Managing Precautionary Actions for Occupational Safety and Health
    Chapter XVII - Miscellaneous

  2. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Pesticide Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 14/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-20 | MMR-2016-L-103623

  3. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Law Amending the Factories Act 1951 (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 12/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-20 | MMR-2016-L-103625

    Makes extensive amendments to the Factories Act.

  4. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boiler Law, 2015 (39/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-21 | MMR-2015-L-100491

  5. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Prevention From Danger of Chemical and Associated Materials Law, 2013 (28/2013). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-08-26 | MMR-2013-L-100500

  6. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Atomic Energy Law (No. 8/98). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-06-08 | MMR-1998-L-87420

    The aims of this Law are to develop the use of atomic energy, to ensure safety in using atomic energy, to carry out measures for the prevention of atomic radiation effects on man and on the environment, and to exchange information with foreign research institutes on knowledge and technology related to atomic energy. The Law consists of 14 Chapters divided into 39 sections.
    The Ministry shall establish an Atomic Energy Council, which shall be formed by Ministers, Heads of Government Departments, Scientists, etc. Chapters IV to VI provide for duties and functions of the Ministers and of the Departments. Any individual in possession of any kind of nuclear or radioactive material shall apply to the Department for a registration certificate (Chapter VII). In case the individual shall utilize, produce, store, distribute or sell nuclear or radioactive material, a licence shall be obtained by the Department (Chapter VIII). For the import or export of any nuclear or radioactive material, the Government Department or Organization shall issue a licence or import-export permit (Chapter IX). The remaining Chapters contain administrative proceedings, prohibitions, penalties and provisions of miscellaneous nature.

  7. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law (Law No. 1/95). - Laws on-line in English

    Adoption: 1995-03-20 | MMR-1995-L-87422

    Chapter I - Title and Definition
    Chapter II - Prevention
    Chapter III - Functions and Duties of the Health Officer
    Chapter IV - Environmental Sanitation
    Chapter V - Reporting Communicable Disease
    Chapter VI - Measures taken in respect of an outbreak of
    Principal Epidemic Disease
    Chapter VII - Quarantine
    Chapter VIII - Penalties
    Chapter IX - Miscellaneous

  8. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Myanmar Mines Law (No. 8/94). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1994-09-06 | MMR-1994-L-73051

    Chapter IV - Duties of the Holder of Permit includes duties concerning the conditions of work, safety, health and welfare of workers in Mines. Chapter VIII - Duties of the Chief Inspector - contains provisions concerning the inspection of the above mentioned duties. Repeals the following Acts:
    (a) The Upper Myanmar Ruby Regulation, 1887;
    (b) The Mines Act, 1923;
    (c) The Union of Myanmar Mines and Minerals Act, 1961.

  9. Myanmar - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Factories Act 1951 (No. LXV of 1951)

    Adoption: 1951 | MMR-1951-L-88477

    This is the revised text of the 1951 Act. The Act has been amended while the government works on drafting a general employment law.

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - The Inspecting Staff
    Chapter III - Health
    Chapter IV - Safety
    Chapter V - Welfare
    Chapter VI - Special Applications and Extensions
    Chapter VII - Working Hours of Adults
    Chapter VIII - Employment of Young Persons
    Chapter IX - Punishments and Procedures
    Chapter X - Supplemental

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