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The Burma Code Volume 2: The Press (Emergency Powers) Act

[INDIA ACT XXIII, 1931] (9th October, 1931)

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2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,—

(1) “book” includes every volume, part or divisions of a volume, pamphlet and leaflet, in any language, and every sheet of music, map, chart or plan separately printed or lithographed;

(2) “document” includes also any painting, drawing or photograph or other visible representation;

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(4) “Magistrate” means a District Magistrate

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.

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