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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. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: MMR-1861-L-61342
Bibliography: Printed separately, 181 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) Laws Archive, Via PDF of Code in English PDF of Code in English (DOC.NORMES) (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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