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Name: Private Industrial Enterprise Law (Law No. 22/1990).
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990-11-26
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette [English Translation], 1990-11-26, No. 22, pp. 1-15
ISN: MMR-1990-L-55215
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=55215&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette [English Translation], 1990-11-26, No. 22, pp. 1-15
Laws on-line in English Laws on-line in English Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) Laws Archive, Via web.archive.org PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2013-05-21)
Abstract/Citation: Governs the registration of private industrial enterprises. Chapter One sets definitions for use with the act. Chapter sets the law's basic principles. These include inter alia, to increase national production and GNP, to acquire technical know-how and to create employment. Chapter Three establishes the procedures and manner of registration of private industrial enterprises. Chapter Four establishes the Private Enterprise Coordination Body, which is designed to coordinate the development and improvement of private industrial enterprises. Part Five creates a Supervisory Body for the function of recommending the registration of enterprises and supervising the compliance of enterprises with the laws of Myanmar. Establishes that the body is to recommend registration of enterprises on the basis of inter alia, not being injurious to the health of the public in the vicinity of the enterprise, not causing harm to the health of its workers and not coausing harm to the local environment. Chapter Six sets the duties and rights of entrepreneurs. Chapter Seven establishes the powers of the Director General of the Directorate of Regional Industrial Coordination and Industrial Inspection. Chapter Eight establishes the powers of the State or Divisional Officer-in-Charge. Chapter Nine makes explicit the conditions under which registration may be invalidated. Chapter Ten sets appeal procedures in case of such invalidation. Chapter Eleven establishes the powers of the Minister of No. 1 Industry with respect to the act. Chapter Twelve establishes acts by enterprises which are to be prohibited and Chapter Thirteen sets the penalties for such offences. Chapter Fourteen sets miscellaneous provisions including granting the Ministry of No. 1 Industry with the power to make regulations for the purposes of carrying out the act.
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