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The Burma Code Volume 2: The Unlawful Associations Act

[INDIA ACT XIV, 1908] (11th December, 1908)

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15. In this Part—

(1) ‘‘association’’ means any combination or body of persons, whether the same be known by any distinctive name or not; and

(2) “unlawful association” means an association —

(a) which encourages or aids persons to commit acts of violence or intimida­tion or of which the members habitually commit such acts, or

The Burma Code Volume 2: The Explosive Substances Act

[INDIA ACT VI, 1908] (8th June, 1908)

11. This Act extends to the whole of the Union of Burma and applies also to all citizens of the Union and all servants of the Government wherever they may be.

2. In this Act, the expression “explosive substance” shall be deemed to include any materials for making any explosive substance; also any apparatus, machine, implement or material used, on intended to be used, or adapted for causing, or aiding in causing, any explosion in or with any explosive substance; also any part of any such apparatus, machine or implement.

The Burma Code Volume 2: The Arms (Temporary Amendment) Act

[ACT LI, 1951] (27th October, 1951)

It is hereby enacted as follows: —

1. This Act shall remain in force until such date as the President of Union may, by notification, direct that it shall no longer be in force; and the provisions of section 5 of the Burma General Clauses Act as respects the repeal of an enactment shall have effect when this Act ceases to be in force by virtue of such notification.

2. So long as this Act remains in force, the Arms Act shall have effect as if the following had been inserted after section 19 of the said Act as section thereof, namely: —

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