There was Union Judiciary Act 10/48 which laid down the structure, functions and powers of the respective Courts, The Apex Court was the Supreme Court. Importantly, it was the Constitution of 1946 which made the provisions of judicial and legal systems. Also the Courts Manual laid down the structure and powers of Civil and Criminal Courts There are some special laws which created some special courts. The recruitment of judges in all courts up to the level of District was through an Examination of legally qualified persons.
THE COURT MANUAL (VOL-I)
The Court Manual formulated out of the 1947 Constitution delineates the procedural and structural functions of the Burmese courts and are contained which are within the codes. For information in regards to the Burmese judicial system and the formation of the courts of Burma under the original 1947 Constitution please Click on this link.
The Supreme Court established after Burma's independence in 1948 is the apex of the Burmese judicial system and is the final court of appeals. To access information on the make up of Supreme Court justices in both Mandalay and Yangon click on this link.
JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF BURMA
For a description of the history and current judicial system in Burma, specifically the emasculation of the principles of fair trial and due process by the military regime. This link also contains case studies highlighting the denial of fundamental judicial principles.
JUDICIARY LAW (5/2000-2/1988)
In 2000 the Judiciary Law was enacted which further removed any shred of independence left in the Burmese Judicial System and further restricted the access to a fair trial and due process.
ATTORNEY GENERAL LAW (1/2001-3/1988)