"By vigorously opposing all unjust and oppressive laws, and by helping restore the principle of the Rule of Law, the Burma Lawyers' Council aims to contribute to the transformation of Burma where all the citizens enjoy the equal protection of law under the democratic federal constitution which will guarantee fundamentals of human rights."

SLORC Detailed Basic Constitutional Principles

Approved by the Military Government's National Convention in Burma


1. Regarding Legislation: -

(a) The legislative power of the state is disseminated to the Union Congress, the Regions Assemblies and the States Assemblies.

(b) The autonomous territories are vested the legislative power according to that provided by the Constitution.

2. Regarding the two assemblies: -

The Constitution of Chinland


Considering the many conspicuous similarities of the various dialectal and cultural groups of the Chin people, which make us closer to each other than the people outside our common frontiers, the technical differences we have, which some people might try to emphasize are outweighed by the similarities we have in our common society,

NLD Interim Constitution, 1990

NLD Interim Constitution, Amendments to the 1947 Original Law of the
Constitution, 28 July 1990

In exercise of the authority of the 1947 Constitution, Article (11), Section (702), this People's Assembly (Pyithu Hluttaw) hereby abrogate, alter, supplement, the Articles shown below, which are severely amended.

Article - (1)
Original Text

Section 1. Accepted original Section without amendments.
Section 2. Principle in original Section abrogated and substituted by current State/Township (14).
Section 3. Accepted original Section.
Section 4. Accepted original Section.

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