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  1. Myanmar - Human rights - 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

  2. Myanmar - Human rights - 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

  3. Myanmar - Human rights - 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

  4. Myanmar - Human rights - Law, Act

    Television and Video Law (No. 8/96). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1996-07-29 | MMR-1996-L-73074

    Chapter I - Title and Definition
    Chapter II - Objectives
    Chapter III - Licence for Possession
    Chapter IV - Video Business Licence
    Chapter V - Formation of the Video Business Supervisory Central Committee; Functions and Duties Thereof
    Chapter VI - Formation of State or Divisional Video Business Supervisory Committees; Duties and Powers Thereof
    Chapter VII - Formation of Video Censor Board and Duties and Powers Thereof
    Chapter VIII - Appeal
    Chapter IX - Offences and Penalties
    Chapter X - Miscellaneous

  5. Myanmar - Human rights - Law, Act

    Law Protecting the Peaceful and Systematic Transfer of State Responsibility and the Successful Performance of the Functions of the National Convention against Disturbances and Oppositions (SLORC Law No. 5/96) - Act on-line Text in Burmese

    Adoption: 1996-06-07 | MMR-1996-L-79570

    Provides that "no one and no organization shall violate either directly or indirectly any of the following prohibitions:
    (a) inciting, demonstrating, delivering speeches, making oral or written statements and disseminating in order to undermine the stability of the State, community peace and tranquility and prevalence of law and order;
    (b) inciting, delivering speeches, making oral or written statements and disseminating in order to undermine national re consolidation;
    (c) disturbing, destroying, obstructing, inciting, delivering speeches, making oral or written statements and disseminating in order to undermine, belittle and make people misunderstand the functions being carried out by the National Convention for the emergence of a firm and enduring Constitution;
    (d) carrying out the functions of the National Convention or drafting and disseminating the Constitution of the State without lawful authorization;
    (e) attempting or abetting the violation of any of the prohibitions." (Article 3)
    Penalities for violation of the law include imprisonment for a minimum of 5 years and fines.


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