Law Amending the 1962 Printers and Publishers Registration Law

State Law and Order Restoration Council
Law No 16/89 — the Law Amending the 1962 Printers and Publishers
Registration Law
of the State Law and Orde r Restoration Council,
dated 18 June 1989 the 15th day of the waxing moon of Nayon, 1351
Burmese era

1. This Law shall be known as the Law Amending the 1962 Printers and
Publishers Registration Law. 2. In the 1962 Printers and Publishers
Registration Law:

A. The expression, “imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or fine
not exceeding 2,000 kyats or both” c ontained in Section 16 and Section 18
shall be substituted by the expression, “imprisonment for a term which may
extend from a minimum of 6 months to a maximum of 5 years or fine which
may extend from a minimum oi 2,000 ky ats to a maximum of 20,000 kyats
or both”.

B. The expression, “imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years or fine
not exceeding 2,000 kyats or both” cont ained in Section 17, Section 19 and
Section 20 shall be substituted by the expression, “imprisonment for a term
which may extend from a minimum of 1 year to.a maximum_of 7 years or
fine which may extend from a minimu m of 3,000 kyats to a maximum of
30,000 kyats or both”.

Signed: General Saw Maung,
Chairman of the State Law an d Order Restoration Council