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Laws, decrees, bills and regulations relating to nationality, citizenship and immigration (texts)

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Title: THE LAW RELATING TO FOREIGNERS AND CITIZENSHIP IN BURMA
Date of publication: 1961
Description/subject: Text and commentary: 1. The Foreigners Act, 1864... 2. The Registration of Foreigners Act, 1940... 3. The Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1948... 4. Exemptions under the said Act... 5. The Burma Passport Act, 1920... 6. The Burma Passport Rules, 1948... 7. The Burma Extradition Act, 1903... 8. The Burma Immigration ( Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947... 9. The Burma Immigration (Detention) Rules, 1951... 10. The Transfer of Immoveable Property (Restriction) Act, 1947... 11. The Transfer of Immoveable Property ( Restriction) Rules, 1956... 12. The Union Citizenship Act, 1948... 13. The Union Citizenship Regulations, 1949... 14. The Union Citizenship (Election) Act, 1948... 15. The Union Citizenship Election Rules, 1948.... 16. Appendix I - Forms... 17. Appendix II-Burma Independence Act, 1947...
Author/creator: S. L. VERMA, B. A., B. L.,
Language: English, Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: RISHI RAJ VERMA
Format/size: pdf (6.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 July 2012


Individual Documents

Title: The Law Amending the Myanmar Citizenship Law - SLORC Law No 4/97 (English)
Date of publication: 02 March 1997
Description/subject: The State Law and Order Restoration Council... The Law Amending the Myanmar Citizenship Law... (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No 4/97)... The 8th Waning of Tabodwe, 1358 ME (2nd March,1997)
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC)
Format/size: pdf (54K)
Date of entry/update: 12 June 2013


Title: The Law Amending the Myanmar Immigration (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947 - SLORC Law No. 2/90 (English)
Date of publication: 22 January 1990
Description/subject: The State Law and Order Restoration Council - The Law Amending the Myanmar Immigration (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947 - (The State Law and Order Restoration Council Law No. 2/90) - 12th Waning Day of Pyat ho, 1351 M.E. (22nd January, 1990
Language: English
Source/publisher: State Law and Order Restoration Council (SLORC) via The Burma Lawyers' Council
Format/size: pdf (55K)
Date of entry/update: 13 June 2013


Title: Burma Citizenship Law of 1982 (Burmese)
Date of publication: 15 October 1982
Description/subject: Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 4 of 1982
Author/creator: NA
Language: Burmese/ ျမန္မာဘာသာ
Source/publisher: Pyithu Hluttaw
Format/size: pdf (743K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs19/1982-law-4-Burma_Citizenship_Law-ocr-tu-bal-bu-2.pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 August 2012


Title: Burma Citizenship Law of 1982 (English)
Date of publication: 15 October 1982
Description/subject: (Pyithu Hluttaw Law No. 4 of 1982)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Pyithu Hluttaw via "The Working People's Daily"
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Exemption Order N o . 4 Under the Registration of Foreigners Act
Date of publication: 01 October 1960
Description/subject: AS AMENDED UP TO 1ST OCTOBER 1960... 1. The provisions of the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1940 (hereinafter in this Order referred to as the rules), shall not apply to, or in relation to, any person who proves to the satisfaction of the Registration Officer that he has not attained the age of eighteen years, provided that the necessary particulars in regard to such person are entered against item 12 of Form A in respect of his parents and that he holds a Certificate of Identity in Form AA. 2. The provisions of the rules shall not apply to —
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (100K)
Date of entry/update: 04 May 2013


Title: RESIDENTS OF BURMA REGISTRATION RULES, 1951
Date of publication: 1951
Description/subject: (UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (20K)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2012


Title: THE RESIDENTS OF BURMA REGISTRATION ACT, 1949
Date of publication: 1949
Description/subject: (UNOFFICIAL TRANSLATION)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Government of the Union of Burma
Format/size: pdf (58K)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2012


Title: The Union Citizenship (Election) Act, 1948
Date of publication: 15 January 1948
Description/subject: (Act No XXVI of 1948 ) [This Act was amended by Acts XXVII of 1954 and XXXII of 1957 – the original Act, without amendments, is reproduced below]
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Union Citizenship Act, 1948
Date of publication: 04 January 1948
Description/subject: (Act No. LXVI of 1948.) As amended up to 1st December 1960. "This Act may be called the Union Citizenship Act, 1948. (2) It shall extend to the whole of the Union of Burma and shall be deemed to have come into force on the 4th day of January, 1948, 9th Waning, Pyatho, 1390 B. E..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1948
Date of publication: January 1948
Description/subject: Entry into force, 4th January 1949.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Burma Immigration (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1947
Date of publication: 13 June 1947
Description/subject: [This is the official text of the Act, Burma Act XXXI of 1947]... Though not originally intended to curb freedom of opinion and expression this law, along with the Electronics Act, the Import/Export Act and the Unlawful Associations Act, has been used against video journalists
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma ("The Burma Code" Vol. I)
Format/size: pdf (69K)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Registration of Foreigners Act
Date of publication: 28 March 1940
Description/subject: Official text of the Act, Burma Act VII, 1940. Entry into force, 28th March 1940.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma
Format/size: pdf (56K); html
Alternate URLs: http://www.blc-burma.org/html/Burma%20Code/lr_e_bc01_11.html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: The Burma Extradition Act
Date of publication: 01 June 1904
Description/subject: [This is the official text of the Act, originally as India Act XV, 1903, dated 1 June 1904 with subsequent amendments.]
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma via UNCHR
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 08 December 2010


Title: The Foreigners Act
Date of publication: 12 February 1864
Description/subject: India Act III, 1864 (12th February, 1864) "WHEREAS it is expedient to make provisions to enable the President of the Union to prevent the subjects of Foreign States from residing or sojourning in the Union of Burma, or from passing through or travelling therein, without the consent of the President of the Union, it is enacted as follows:..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Govt. of Burma
Format/size: html (33K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/3ae6b54c4.html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003