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..."
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
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:..."