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Name: The Law Amending the Suppression of Prostitution Act, 1949 (Law No. 7/98).
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-04-06
Entry into force:
ISN: MMR-1998-L-72889
Bibliography: Myanmar Laws (1998-1999), 2000-07, Office of the Attorney General, Myanmar, pp. 61-62
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) Laws Archive, Via, Myanmar PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2013-05-21)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the principal Act concerning the definition of "brothel" and increses the penalty contained in sections 5 and eight from a maximum of three to a maximum of five years imprisonment and they may also be liable to a fine.

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