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Title: A law in force and its effects
Date of publication: 15 August 2009
Description/subject: Commentary on the status of laws enacted under the 1974 Constitution
Author/creator: A Lawyer
Language: English
Source/publisher: "The New Light of Myanmar"
Format/size: pdf (19K)
Date of entry/update: 15 August 2009

Title: Burma's State Protection Law: An Analysis of the Broadest Law in the World
Date of publication: December 2001
Description/subject: Forword by H. E. U Thein Oo, Minister of Justice, National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma.... Contents: Foreword by H.E. U Thein Oo; Introduction; The Constitutional Period, 1948-1962; Military Rule, 1962-1974; Military Rule, 1974-1988; Military Rule, 1988-1997; Military Rule, 1997 to date; The State Protection Law of 1975: Articles 1 and 2: Name and Definitions; Articles 3 to 6: State of Emergency; Articles 7 to 9: Restrictions of Rights; Articles 10 to 15: Preventive Detention; Article 16: No Real Provisions for Review; Articles 17 and 18: Reporting; Articles 19 to 21: Appeal; Articles 22 to 24: General Provisions; State Protection and Preventive Detention; Is Burma Changing Towards Rule of Law?; Conclusion.
Author/creator: P. Gutter and B.K. Sen
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma Lawyers' Council
Format/size: pdf (255K)
Date of entry/update: 2001