For the latest opennet initiative testing results please see the 2012 update on information controls in burma. Introduction to asianliis myanmarburma legal databases. The oecd open government report of myanmar was prepared by the oecd in collaboration with. Myanmars security forces, under the command of the tatmadaw, have a duty to respect and to protect the human rights of all persons in northern rakhine state, as in any territory that is part of myanmar or otherwise under its jurisdiction, regardless of their. Subnational governance institutions and centrallocal relations are critical to the future of myanmar, and they are undergoing significant change. More than 77 businessrelated laws and 149 regulations are translated in english. A critical reading of 2008 myanmar constitution on the rights and freedom of minority christians and other religions nant ai shu introduction freedom of religion is recognized as fundamental human rights. Awarded novel the beginning of second life and the kind heart the great asia business men. There is an unbroken line of authority from the prime minister to the village headman. Secretariat of the senate pdf national and state constitutions, draft constitutions, amendments and announcements texts external link. Task force report update current realities and future. Vote to nowhere the may 2008 constitutional referendum in burma map. Introduction to asianliis myanmarburma legal databases 3 background and introduction the australiamyanmar constitutional development project1 at unsw faculty of law is one of a number of faculty initiatives intended to assist the development of the rule of law, legal education and legal research in myanmar. Council, as prescribed in article 201 of the constitution.
The constitutional recognition of ethnic nationalities in myanmarburma melissa crouch1 note. Myanmar s constitution of 2008 external link thailand. This report aims to inform policymakers, political actors, donors, and other stakeholders about the new state and region structures created under the 2008 constitution, and their relationship with broader governance, peace and. Rohingyas granted temporary registration cards and permitted to vote in widely discredited myanmar constitution referendum. A critical reading of 2008 myanmar constitution on the. However, as democratic system could not be effectively materialized, the new constitution of the socialist republic of the union of myanmar was drafted based on the single party system, and after holding a national referendum, a socialist democratic state was set up in 1974. Myanmar looks to add lobbying muscle ahead of promised free elections later this year.
Provided that any unit may by law impose reasonable restrictions in the interests of public order, morality, health or safety. All persons who have either one of the following qualifications are citizens of the republic of the union of myanmar. The constitution of the republic of the union of myanmar 2008 is the third constitution of myanmar after 1947 and 1974 constitutions which were aborted by military coups. The constitution is hailed by the military as heralding a return to democracy, but the opposition sees it as a tool for continuing military control of the country. One of the seven steps include recalling of national convention. The following country profile reports 2011 findings, which do not reflect current events in the country.
We also would like to say thanks to all vistors who sent and shared books at our bookshelf. Constitution of the republic of the union of myanmar 2008. The countrys third and current constitution, it was published in september 2008 after a. Constitution of the republic of the online burmamyanmar.
The peacock an aa featurt on burmese rupees as a naitional seembol. Government spotchecks rohingya homes and restricts movement. Violence erupts in rakhine state between buddhists and muslims. The state shall be known as the republic of the union of myanmar. Military backed government constitution, 2008 english burmese version 2. Myanmar companies law english and burmese version from dica.
Burmamyanmar in the fall of 2009 to assess the shift in american policy and provide concrete recommendations for how the united states could best approach this new path of engagement. Current law effectively prevents her from running for president. The community, which elects a single headman, is considered a territorial. Normes consulted on 20081106 constitution online ministry of foreign affairs, mayanmar pdf of official burmeseenglish version of constitution doc. Myanmar constitution of the republic of the union of myanmar ilo. On 9 april 2008, the military government of burma released its proposed constitution for the country to be put to a vote in public referendum on 10 may 2008, as part of its roadmap to democracy. Military backed government constitution, 2008 englishburmese version 2.
Myanmar language pdf download page asia pearl travels. Myanmar hires dc lobbying group with ties to obama and. The coat o airms is surroondit bi traditional burmese flouer designs an a star at its tap. Naymyo sarpadaythar sarpay, south okkalarpa township, 20 1 in burmese. Normes consulted on 2008 1106 constitution online ministry of foreign affairs, mayanmar pdf of official burmese english version of constitution doc. Central publishing enterprise, supreme court of the republic of the union of myanmar.
Pdf on may 20, 2019, lisa brooten and others published introduction. The burmese version of this constitution s word for morality definitely connotates a buddhist morality. In mldb, myanmar laws which are categorized according to year of issue and area of laws are available. The coat o airms haes twa chinthe meethical lions facin opposite ane anither, an at its center is a cairt o burma. No easy answers on myanmars constitutional challenges. The 2008 constitution vests significant powers in the tatmadaw. Myanmar media historically and the challenges of transition available for free download at. Myanmar constitution of the republic of the union of. The constitution of the republic of the union of myanmar 2008 is the third constitution of. Myanmars leader backs change to constitution daw aung san suu kyi in december in yangon, myanmar. Subject to regulation by the law of the union trade, commerce and intercourse among the units shall be free. Ministry of foreign affairs, mayanmar pdf of official burmeseenglish version of. Mlmb covers every law included in burma code, in addition to every myanmar law enacted since 1948 when myanmar became independent. The uise o the green peacock wis continued durin breetish colonial times an the state o burma.
No easy answers on myanmars constitutional challenges the. The last group of laws is interesting in that it recognises specific religions, and no denominations. Purpose, to replace the 1974 constitution of burma. The burmese people have the right to make up their own minds about the draft constitution, but the conditions for the may referendum do not allow them an informed and free choice. We, the people of burma including the frontier areas and the karenni states, determined to establish in strength and unity a sovereign independent state, to maintain social order on the basis of the eternal principles of justice, liberty and equality and to guarantee and secure to all citizens justice social, economic and political. Telecommunications law 20, march 2017 article 19 free word centre, 60 farringdon rd, london ec1r 3ga. On 9 april 2008, the military government of myanmar burma released its proposed constitution for the country to be put to a vote in public referendum on 10 may 2008, as part of its roadmap to democracy. Here is the collection of books shared by many vistors by online and by post. No easy answers on myanmars constitutional challenges it was a crucial vote for the prodemocracy forces, especially the national league for democracy nld, which hopes to see its leader, daw aung san suu kyi, become the countrys next president. This 2008 is the third constitution of the country after the 1947 and 1974 constitutions.
Apr 17, 2015 myanmar looks to add lobbying muscle ahead of promised free elections later this year. Hillary clinton has hailed myanmars opening up to the west as a prime example of her diplomatic derring do. Northwestern journal of international human rights 2009 104 parliamentary elections on may 27, 1990. The draft version of the report was discussed with representatives of the government in november 2014 and finalised by. The sovereign power of the union is derived from the citizens and is in force in the entire country. A critical reading of 2008 myanmar constitution on the rights. The constitution of the union of burma, 24 september 1947. Act online online burma myanmar library, asian studies www virtual library pdf doc. In this chapter and in chapters iii and iv, the term state.
The may 2008 constitutional referendum in burma hrw. Burmese leader general aung san and several ethnic nationality leaders from the. The new state seal, as stipulatit bi chapter xiii o the 2008 constitution, wis adoptit in the 2008 burmese constitutional referendum. Civil services personnel shall be free from party politics. This report aims to inform policymakers, political actors, donors, and other stakeholders about the new state and region structures created under the 2008 constitution, and their relationship with broader governance, peace and decentralization. The myanmar constitution dictates the political organization of burmese communities. The task forces report, current realities and future possibilities in burma.
Constitution 2008 this is the 2008 constitution of myanmar. In addition, audio files from some selected lessons are zipped together with summary text, csv, and excel files for easy download and offline study. All the files contain myanmar script in addition to english romanization. In 2008 a new constitution for burma wis adoptit in a controversial referendum. The previous state seembol o burmese monarchs wis the green peacock. Download myanmar constitution 2008 for pc free download myanmar constitution 2008 for pcmacwindows 7,8,10, nokia, blackberry, xiaomi, huawei, oppo free download myanmar constitution 2008 android app, install android apk app for pc, download free android apk files at.
The state is where multinational races collectively reside. Myanmar companies law english and burmese version from dica pdf 1. Constitution of the socialist republic of the union of myanmar was drafted based on the single party system. Questions and answers on human rights law in rakhine. The 2008 constitution was drafted over a period of 14 years and 11 months from january 1993 to december 2007 by a national convention constituted by the military junta then called the spdc. Introduction to asianliis myanmarburma legal databases 3 background. Act online online burmamyanmar library, asian studies www virtual library pdf doc. The constitution of the republic of the union of myanmar burmese. State and region governments in myanmar the asia foundation. The burmese version of this constitutions word for morality definitely connotates a buddhist morality. M crouch forthcoming ethnic rights and constitutional change in a harding ed constitutional reform and legal change in myanmar. The burmese people have the right to make up their own minds about the draft constitution, but the conditions for the may referendum do not allow them an informed and free. It is part of the seven steps road map announced by then prime minister of state peace and development council government general khin nyunt on 30 august 2003.1172 1377 1145 1375 578 694 458 350 895 497 442 481 1456 747 282 1093 1437 47 388 227 619 622 1372 301 1416 1396 740 296 194 428 509 1400 617 44 14 198 110 334 46