"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."

Burma Code Volume 1: The Registration of Foreigners Act

[BURMA ACT VII, 1940.]
(28th March, 1940.)

1. This Act shall come into force on the 28th March, 1940.

2. In this Act-

(a) "Foreigner" means a foreigner as defined in the Foreigners Act: provided that the following shall not be deemed to be foreigners for the purposes of this Act-

(i) a person duly appointed by a foreign Government to exercise diplomatic functions ; or

(ii) a consul or a vice-consul ;
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(b) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act :

(c) “vessel” includes all sea craft, river craft and aircraft.

Burma Code Volume 1: The Foreigners Act

[INDIA ACT III, 1864.] (12th February, 1864.)

WHEREAS it is expedient to make provision to enable the President of the Union to prevent the subjects of Foreign States from residing or sojourning in Union of Burma, or from passing through or traveling therein, without the consent of the President of the Union ; it is enacted as follows : -

¹1. In this Act, unless the contest otherwise requires, the word "foreigner" shall denote a person who is not a citizen of the Union. -

Burma Code Volume 1: The Burma Laws Act

( INDIA ACT XIII, 1898.)
( 4th November, 1898. )

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5. The President of the Union may, for administrative including revenue purposes,-

(a) divide Upper Burma into divisions and each of those divisions into districts, and vary the limits of those divisions and districts, and

(b) divide each of those districts into sub-divisions, each of those sub-divisions into townships and each of those townships into circles, and vary the limits of these sub-divisions, townships and circles.

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