"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 Revolutionary Council enacted (182) laws during the period of 1962 to 1974. Out of them, (70) laws are repealed by 31-12-97. There are (76) original laws and (36) amendment laws in the rest (112) laws.
|NO.||PARTICULAR ACT||LAW NO.||YEAR|
|1||The Myanmar Medical Degrees Act Amending Law, 1962||9||1962|
|2||The Yangon Port Act Amending Law, 1962||18||1962|
|3||The Ports Act Amending Law, 1962||19||1962|
[India Act XIV, 1908.] (11th December 1908)]
1-14. * * *
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
Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 3, 1975
The People's Assembly enacts the following Law in order to prevent the infringement of the sovereignty and security of the Union of Burma against any threat to the peace of the people, and against the threat of those desiring to cause subversive acts causing the destruction of the country, without impeding citizens' fundamental rights.
This Law shall be called the Law to Safeguard the State Against the Dangers of Those Desiring to Cause Subversive Acts.
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