"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."

The Burma Code Volume 2: The Burma Territorial Force Act

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

“enrolled’’ means enrolled or re-enrolled in the Burma Territorial Force under this Act;

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“non-commissionned officer’’ means a person holding non-commissioned rank

in the Burma Territorial Force, and includes an acting non-commissioned officer;

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“prescribed” means prescribed by rides made under this Act.

The Burma Code Volume 2: The Burma Reserve Forces Act

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2. The Burma Reserve Forces shall consist of the Regular Reserve and the Supplementary Reserve.

3. A person belonging to the Burma Reserve Forces shall be liable to serve beyond the limits of the Union of Burma as well as within those limits.

4. The President of the Union may make rules and orders for the government, discipline and regulation of the Burma Reserve Forces.

The Burma Code Volume 1: The Identification of Prisoners Act

(9th September, 1920.)

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2. In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, —
(a) “measurements” include finger impressions and foot-print impressions;
(b) “police officer” means an officer in charge of a police-station, a police officer making an investigation under Chapter XIV of the Code of Criminal Procedure, or any other police officer not below the rank of sub-inspector;
(c) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act ; and

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