THE BURMA CODE

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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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I'ART lV._DEFENCE.

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A. TH E FORe.lI.

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1. The Burma Army Act 1
2. The BunnJ Army Suspension of Senttnces Act 40
3. The Burma Reserve Forces Ad 42
4. The Burm3 Territorial Force Act 43
5. The Burma Auxiliary Force Act 47
6. T-he Volunteet" Forces (Prote..:tion in Civi..·J:mrlo\,ment) Act 56
7. The Soldieu Litigation Ad 58
8. The--Burma-Haval Volunteer Reserve (Disciplin~) Act 6.
9. The Naval Armament A,t .,. 87
10. The--Bttrn13 Volunleer Air fo'orce (Discipline) Aot 90
11. The \Vorks of Defence Act 104
)2. The Women's Auxilbrr Service (Burma) Act 117-
13. The Bl1nna :\fiIitary Nnning Service Act
Ii. The Burma Air Force (Discipline) Act•..
15. The Burm'" Naval Disciplim: Act
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120
152
'6. ",05t<£cP,E",SoolE~ (oiJoE:O£"'1') "'dieoo, OOJ

B. PROTECTION OF THE CuNSTITUTIOlil.

1. The Burma Official Secrets Act .82
2. The Arms Act .•• ••• 18.
3. "''"t'"C'''O'1ouTilbIi84'V) (onJl)""'"oo. oe~
4. The Arms (Temporary Amendment) Act
S. The Explosive Substances Act
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.99
6:---TJ\e.Seditioul Meetinll:8 Act 200·
'1. The Unlawful A5socialions Act 201
8. P~T£CTI01O OF THE Co:csrlTlI nON-eOllt:/d.

8.
"I.
10.
The i'kk~lin~ Act
The J:::xl:'llhioll (\f Oli'<:nders A<.:t
The Pres.; IRe.:i$lr:llioll l Act
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Fdl,e.

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205
206
209
11. Th~ Pn'~~ IEmeq:~o:n..:r Pow.:rs; ..k t 216
I~. Til": I'ub!i.: Orc!o:r l'pre5er\,.llion 1 A..:t 226
13. The H"'-lni;.iti~,nill~ I Emer~ellq' Pr,,)

i;ions) .-###BOT_TEXT###quot;:1 231
H. Tht' Pllbli..: L'liliti~;. Prot.:.:tiCll A.:t 2,H
IS. Tho: fbnkers' Bo~k" IIns;'el.':tionl ,.

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16. Th.: c:Bell1i: Sl1p~llie; :\nd ~f

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ice; Ad 236
17. Th~' Publi.: ProP1='rty Prot..:.:tiC'n A<.:t 2~)

I~. The 5::\r.:h (Special f'owerl Act 244
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PART IV.-DEFENCE.

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A.-THE FORCES.

THE BURMA ARMY ACT.

CONTENTS.

ell \l'TEI~ I.
lIN FI.l~11 K\I;Y.

Sah'ow,.
I. II Uurma cOlllmi~si(lIled officel'!'...
Afopli .. dliol1 of .-lel.
1. l'er~oll~ ';'llhil"ct ###BOT_TEXT### Ad.
3. Spl'l'ial ~I'O

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i~ion as to r:'ln1.: in cert:lip c.l$,e...·
-l. COIllI1l:Hnlill~ offIL"C

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of pnSOI1:': sllhjo.:l.:f to mililarr I:lW ullder sectioll 1,
dame (d.
:;. Powers to :Wply Act to eel'!:!.in forc(''' uoder the Government of the
tOuion oi Bmll1;l.
6. Offict'l"s to !;""{"rLise po\n'r'l i:ll,.'ertlin l':lseS.
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D4if,ifiolls.
7. Ddinitioll",

CHAPTER II.

E;':I:OI,:\lES1" Al

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"D ATTESTA1'!O;':.

Em'olmelll.
8. Praccdlll'c heiore enroJlill~ cffi,'er.
9. Enrolment.
10. Yandit'" of elll"olmcnt.

AtleS!dlt-'II,

J I. Persons In he :ltle!l!cd.
12. :\Iocle 01" :tttest1tiI111.
2 Burma Army.

Sectiolls.
CHAPTER III.
DISMISSAL AND DISCHARGE,

13.
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16.
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Dismiss-...I h~' Presirlent.

Di!\ch:uW~·
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Dismis~1 h)' the ('eneral Ofticer Commanding, Burma Army, etc.

17. Certificate to person dismissed or discharged.
18. Dischare.e. etc.• Ollt or the Union of Burma.

CHAPTER IV.
SU.NlIAR###BOT_TEXT###quot; REDUCTIo:>: A:-:P PUNISH)'I~l\TS OTHER\'ISE THAl'i BY ORDEIt 010'
COUR1'-J.IAllTIAL.

19. Reduction of non-commissioned officers.
20. Minor punishmt'llls.
21· Collective nnes.
22. Punishment of certain followers.

J'rouosl· AIiJrsllfl!s.
23. Appointment.
24. Duties and powers.

CHAPTER V.

OIo'FENCF.S.

OfJ~tlct$ in r~s~cl of Mililnrv Serf/ice
25. Offences puni!lhable with de \t t..
26. Offences not punisha1Jle with death.

},f",iffya"d If/5l1bordi/lnIiQf•.
27. Offences puni5hable with death.
28. Offences not punishablc?v:ilh delth.

DcurliOfl, Frn"d"'etll Eflrolrtu,,' tI,.d Abu,.u W;tlJOfl' L,tlfle.
29. Desertion.
30. Harbouring deserter, absence without lea

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D;sgrllce!"l Conduct.
31. Diseraceful conduct.

l,.loxicalioll..
32. Intozica\iOQ.
Burma Armv. 3
Secl/olls.
Offences in I'datio" to Persolls ill CUJlody.
33. Offences punishable with death.
34. Offences not punishable with death.
O/fell"'s in rtlalion to Prollrty.
35, Offences ill relation to property.

Offences jn ,dalion 10 False Documenls and Stalemenls.
36. False accusations and offences in relation to documents.
37. False answers 011 eOl·~lment.

OfJences in rel/llion to Cour/!-lJlarli:1l.
38· Offences in relation to COl1l't~-martial.

Miscellaluol/J Afi/ilary 06encIs,
39. Miscdlaneous mililary offences,
39A. Attempts.
Abdment.
40. Abetment.
Ch,n Offences.
41. Civil offence~ committed outside the Union of Burma or on active service
in the Union of Burma,
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CHAPTER VI.
PUlIllSHNENTS.
43. Punishments,
44. Lower punishments.
45. lo'idd punishments.
46. Position of field punishment in scale.
47. Combination of puniShments,
47A. Ca8hierin~ of commissioned officer on conviction.
48. Solitary confinerr.ent.
49. Reduction of wan'ant or lIon·commissioned officers to ranks.
49A. l~etention in the ranks of a person convicted on acti

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