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  1. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Penal Code Amendment Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 10 of 2019). (ရာဇသတ်ကြီးကို ပြင်ဆင်သည့်ဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-03-26 | MMR-2019-L-108181

    Amends the Penal Code, sections 15 (definition of imprisonment for life) and section 376 (penalty for rape). Rape of a woman over the age of 12 years old is punishable by a prison term of up to 20 years. For conjugal rape, the term of imprisonment is for a maximum of up to two years. For rape of a girl child under the age of 12 years old, the maximum term is life imprisonment.

  2. Myanmar - - 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

  3. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Protection of the Farmer Rights and Enhancement of their Benefits Amendment Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 36 of 2018). (တောင်သူလယ်သမားအခွင့်အရေးကာကွယ်ရေးနှင့် အကျိုးစီးပွားမြှင့်တင်ရေးဥပဒေကို ဒုတိယအကြိမ်ပြင်ဆင်သည့် ဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-19 | MMR-2018-L-108184

  4. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Maternity and Child Care Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 34 of 2018). (၂၀၁၈ ခုနှစ်၊ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ မိခင်နှင့်ကလေး စောင့်ရှောက်ရေးအသင်းဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-11 | MMR-2018-L-108185

  5. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Myanmar Companies Law, 2017 (2017, Union No. 29). (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံကုမ္ပဏီများ ဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-06 | MMR-2017-L-107453

  6. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Senior Citizens Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 44 of 2016). (သက်ကြီးရွယ်အိုများဆိုင်ရာဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-31 | MMR-2016-L-108182

  7. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No 38 of 2016). (ငြိမ်းချမ်းစွာစုဝေးခြင်းနှင့် ငြိမ်းချမ်းစွာစီတန်းလှည့်လည်ခြင်းဆိုင်ရာဥပဒေ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-10-05 | MMR-2016-L-108183

  8. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Shops and Establishments Law (2016) (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 18/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-25 | MMR-2016-L-101962

    The 2015 Shops and Establishments Law repeals the 1951 Act of the same name. Its purpose is to regulate working time, wages and safeguard the safety and health of workers in shops and establishments.

  9. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Payment of Wages Law (2016) (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 17/2016). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-25 | MMR-2016-L-103626

    Provides for the payment of wages in Myanmar and repeals the 1936 Payment of Wages Act.

  10. Myanmar - - Law, Act

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

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

  11. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law Amending the Code of Criminal Procedure (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 16/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-20 | MMR-2016-L-103624

    Amends the Code concerning, inter alia, the term of "imprisonment for life" and "transportation for life".

  12. Myanmar - - 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.

  13. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law Amending the Penal Code (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 6/2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-01-06 | MMR-2016-L-103621

    This amendment adjusts amount of fine, imprisonment terms etc. of a larger number of articles of The Penal Code.

  14. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Second Amendment of the Law Relating to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw [Assembly of the Union] (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 63/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-12-15 | MMR-2015-L-103617

  15. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law Repealing the Pensions Act (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 59/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-25 | MMR-2015-L-103618

    Repeals the Pensions Act of 1871, adopted by India and as implemented and applied in Myanmar.

  16. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law on the Practice of Monogamy (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 54/2015). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-31 | MMR-2015-L-103619

  17. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Buddhist Women Special Marriage Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 50/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-26 | MMR-2015-L-103620

    Provides that before all marriages between Buddhist women and non-Buddhist men, the couple must submit an application. The registrar is to publicly display the application for 14 days, following which time, if there are no objections, the marriage may be solemnized. The
    husband must respect his wife’s practice of Buddhism, make no attempts to convert her, allow their children to freely practice their religion and refrain from insulting Buddhism. If he violates any of these mandates, the Buddhist woman may divorce her husband, and the husband will be forced to relinquish his share of jointly owned property and lose guardianship of their children.

  18. Myanmar - - Constitution

    Law amending the Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, 2015 (45/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2015-08-29 | MMR-2015-C-100489

  19. Myanmar - - Law, Act

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

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

  20. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    National Education Amendment Law, 2015 (38/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-29 | MMR-2015-L-100492

  21. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law Amending the Referendum Law for the Approval of the Draft Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, 2008 (36/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-07 | MMR-2015-L-100490

  22. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Law, 2015 (30/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-09 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-29 | MMR-2015-L-100494

  23. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Small and Medium Business Development Law, 2015 (23/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-04-09 | MMR-2015-L-100495

  24. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Indigenous Persons' Rights Protection Law, 2015 (8/2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-02-24 | Date of entry into force: 2015-03-05 | MMR-2015-L-100496

  25. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Settlement of Labour Disputes Amendment Law, 2014 (40/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-05 | MMR-2014-L-100497

  26. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    National Education Law, 2014 (41/2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-09-30 | MMR-2014-L-100493

  27. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Registration of Organizations Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 31/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-28 | MMR-2014-L-103627

  28. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Law amending the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law, 2011 (26/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-24 | MMR-2014-L-100499

  29. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Counter-Terrorism Law, 2014 (23/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-04 | MMR-2014-L-100518

  30. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    National Human Rights Commission Law, 2014 (21/2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-16 | MMR-2014-L-100498

  31. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Media Law, 2014 (12/2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-14 | MMR-2014-L-100519

  32. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Myanmar Special Economic Zones Law, 2014 (1/2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-01-23 | MMR-2014-L-100520

  33. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Protection of the Farmer Rights and Enhancement of their Benefits Law, 2013 (32/2013). (ေတာင်သူလယ်သမား ေတာင်သူလယ်သမားအခွင့်အေရးကာကွယ်ေရးှင့် အခွင့်အေရးကာကွယ်ေရးှင့် အခွင့်အေရးကာကွယ်ေရးှင့် အခွင့်အေရးကာကွယ်ေရးှင့် အကျိးစီးပွားမြ င့်တင်ေရး အကျိးစီးပွားမြ င့်တင်ေရး အကျိးစီးပွားမြ င့်တင်ေရးဥပေဒ) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-08 | MMR-2013-L-100521

  34. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Employment and Skill Development Law, 2013 (Law No. 29 of 2013). - Legislation online Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-08-30 | MMR-2013-L-90699

    Chapter I - Title and Definitions
    Chapter II - Labour Exchange
    Chapter III - Employment Agreement
    Chapter IV - Forming the Employment and Skill Development Bodies and the Functions and Duties Thereof
    Chapter V - Skill Development and Training of Workers
    Chapter VI - Registration and Establishment of Training Schools and Skill Assessment centres
    Chapter VII - Holding Skill Competition
    Chapter VIII - Workers' Skill Development Fund
    Chapter IX - Offences and Penalties
    Chapter X - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Employment and Training Act, 1950.

  35. Myanmar - - 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

  36. Myanmar - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Wages Rules (Notification No. 64/2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-12 | MMR-2013-R-96573

    These Rules have been made under sub-section (a) of section 36 Minimum Wages Law.

    Chapter 1 - Title and Definition
    Chapter 2 - Forming the National Committee and duties and responsibilities
    Chapter 3 - Forming of the Union Territory Committee, Region Committee or State Committee
    Chapter 4 - Forming the Committee for the Minimum Wage and its duties and responsibilities
    Chapter 5 - Relevant Types of Works
    Chapter 6 - Fundamental facts relating to the fixing of the Minimum Wage
    Chapter 7 - Submitting the advice to fix the Minimum Wage
    Chapter 8 - Fixing the minimum wage
    Chapter 9 - The power and obligations of the employers
    Chapter 10 - The power and obligations of the employees
    Chapter 11 - Miscellaneous

  37. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Minimum Wages Act, 2013. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-03-22 | MMR-2012-L-90652

    Preamble:
    To meet with the essential needs of the workers, and their families, who are working at the commercial, production and service, agricultural and livestock breeding businesses and with the purpose of increasing the capacity of the workers and for the development of competitiveness, the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this law.

    Chapter I - Title and Definitions
    Chapter II - Forming the National Committee
    Chapter III - The Duties and Powers of the National Committee
    Chapter IV - Determining the Categories of Work
    Chapter V - The Particulars to be Based Determining the Minimum Wage
    Chapter VI - Issuing the Notification which Determines Minimum Wage
    Chapter VII - The Duties of the Employer
    Chapter VIII - The Rights of the Workers Relating to the Minimum Wage
    Chapter IX - Assigning Duty to the Inspection Officer, Inspection and Taking Action
    Chapter X - Prohibitions and Penalties
    Chapter XI - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the following:
    - The Minimum Wages Act, 1949 (No. 66/49);
    - The Agricultural Workers Minimum Wages Act (No. 44/48).

  38. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Social Security Law, 2012 (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 15 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-08-31 | MMR-2012-L-90653

    Chapter I - Title, Coming into Force and Definitions
    Chapter II - Objectives
    Chapter III - Establishment of the Social Security Board and Functions Thereof
    Chapter IV - Formation of Social Security Offices, Hospitals, Clinics and Appointing Staff
    Chapter V - Social Security System and Benefits
    Chapter VI - Application to Employment Injury Benefit Insurance System, Employment Injury Benefit Fund and Benefits
    Chapter VII - Provisions Relating Both to Social Security Fund and Employment Injury Benefit Fund
    Chapter VIII - Establishing and Maintaining the Social Security Fund and Employment Injury Benefit Fund
    Chapter IX - Providing Contribution and Subsidy from the Union Consolidated Fund
    Chapter X - Taking Administrative Action, Adjudication of Disputes and Appeal Defaulting Fee for Failing to Pay Contribution
    Chapter XI - Offences and Penalties
    Chapter XII - Miscellaneous Provisions

    Upon entry into force of this law, the Social Security Act, 1954 is repealed.

  39. Myanmar - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations relating to the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession, 5 July 2012 (Order No. 364/2012). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-05 | MMR-2012-R-93086

    These Regulations have been made under Article 24, Section (A) of the Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act.

    Chapter 1 - Title and Definition
    Chapter 2 - Application for Permission
    Chapter 3 - Issuing of permission, rejection of permission and the application for appeal
    Chapter 4 - General

  40. Myanmar - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Settlement of Labour Dispute Rules, Notification No. 2 of 2012.

    Adoption: 2012-04-26 | MMR-2012-R-99284

  41. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Families of Disabled or Deceased Soldiers Supporting Act (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 8/2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-31 | MMR-2012-L-93084

    Provides for invalidity and survivors benefits for soldiers.

  42. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    The Settlement of Labour Disputes Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 5/2012). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-03-28 | MMR-2012-L-90651

    Preamble:
    The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this Law for safeguarding the right of workers or having good relationship between employer and workers and making peaceful workplace or obtaining the rights fairly, rightfully and quickly by settling the dispute of employer and worker justly.

    Chapter I - Title and Definitions
    Chapter II - Formation of the Workplace Coordinating Committee
    Chapter III - Formation of the Conciliation Body
    Chapter IV - Formation of the Dispute Settlement Arbitration Body
    Chapter V - Formation of Dispute Settlement Arbitration Council
    Chapter VI - Settlement of Dispute
    Chapter VII - Confirmation, Amendment and Effectiveness of Decision
    Chapter VIII - Prohibitions
    Chapter IX - Penalties
    Chapter X - Miscellaneous

    The Act repeals the Trade Disputes Act, 1929. However, article 58 provides that "The rules, procedures, notifications, orders and directives issued under the Trade Disputes Act, 1929 may be applied continuously unless and until they are not contrary to this Law."

  43. Myanmar - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Labour Organisation Rules (Notification No. 1 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-29 | MMR-2012-M-98859

  44. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Private Schools Registration Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 14/2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-04 | MMR-2011-L-93083

  45. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Microfinance Industries Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No.13/2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-02 | MMR-2011-L-93085

  46. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law, 2011 (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 15/2011). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-02 | MMR-2011-L-93087

    Chapter (1) Terms and Definitions
    Chapter (2) Purpose
    Chapter (3) Applying for Permission
    Chapter (4) Issuance and Denial of Permission
    Chapter (5) Rules
    Chapter (6) Taking Action
    Chapter (7) Crime and Punishment
    Chapter (8) General

  47. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    The Law Revoking the 1964 Law Defining the Fundamental Rights and Responsibilities of the People's Workers (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 12/2011). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-22 | MMR-2011-L-93080

    Repeals the Law Defining the Fundamental Rights and Responsibilities of the People's Workers.

  48. Myanmar - - Law, Act

    Labour Organization Law (No. 7 of 2011). (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (1373 M.E.)) - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-10-11 | MMR-2011-L-88431

    Preamble
    Chapter I - Enforcement and Definition
    Chapter II - Establishment of Labour Organizations
    Chapter III - Registration
    Chapter IV - Functions and Duties of Executive Committee
    Chapter V - Rights and Responsibilities of the Labour Organization
    Chapter VI - Establishing and Expending of Fund
    Chapter VII - Duties of Employer
    Chapter VIII - Duties and Powers of Chief Registrar
    Chapter IX - Application relating to the Decision of the Chief Registrar
    Chapter X - Duties and Powers of Township Registrar
    Chapter XI - Lock-out and Strike
    Chapter XII - Prohibitions
    Chapter XIII - Penalties
    Chapter XIV - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Trade Unions Act, 1926.

  49. Myanmar - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Ministry of Health, Myanmar National Strategic Plan & Operational Plan on HIV and AIDS 2011 - 2015 (Concise Version). - Legislation and Policy on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-06 | MMR-2011-M-90650

    This document provides a summary of the National Strategic Plan & Operational Plan on HIV and AIDS 2011 - 2015. It is intended to provide parties concerned with a quick reference to the main components of the Strategic Plan. It provides a summary of information concerning the HIV situation in Myanmar and epidemiology trends as well as the objectives, guiding principles, strategic framework, roles, responsibilities and institutional arrangements, governing structures, priorities, interventions and key services, indicators and summary budget.

  50. Myanmar - - Constitution

    Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2008). - Act on-line Constitution on-line

    Adoption: 2008-05-29 | MMR-2008-C-79572

    Preamble
    Chapter 1. Basic Principles of the Union
    Chapter 2. State Structure
    Chapter 3. Head of State
    Chapter 4. Legislature
    Chapter 5. Executive
    Chapter 6. Judiciary
    Chapter 7. Defence Services
    Chapter 8. Citizen, Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Citizens
    Chapter 9. Election
    Chapter 10. Political Parties
    Chapter 11. Provisions on State of Emergency
    Chapter 12. Amendment of the Constitution
    Chapter 13. State Flag, State Seal, National Anthem and the Capital
    Chapter 14. Transitory Provisions
    Chapter 15. General Provisions

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