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Name: Penal Code, 1861.
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1861-05-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 181 p.
ISN: MMR-1861-L-61342
Bibliography: Printed separately, 181 p.
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) Laws Archive, Via PDF of Code in English PDF of Code in English (consulted on 2013-05-21)
Abstract/Citation: Penal Code. Divided into 23 parts. These deal with: punishments; general exceptions; abetment; criminal conspiracy; offences against the state; offences relating to certain provisions contained in the constitution; libel against foreign powers; offences relating to the army, navy and air force; offences against public tranquility; offences by or relating to public servants; offences relating to elections; contempt of lawful authority of public servants; false evidence and offences against public justice; offences relating to coin and and government stamps; offences relating to weights and measures; offences affecting public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals; offences relating to religion, offences affecting the human body, offences against property; offences relating to documents and to trade or property marks; criminal breach of contracts of service; offences relating to marriage, defamation, criminal intimidation, insult and annoyance; and attempts to commit offences.
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