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Remitting prison sentences

Republic of the Union of Myanmar
State Administration Council
Order Number (59/2021)
1st Waxing of Tabodwe 1382 ME
12 February 2021

Remitting prison sentences

While the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is establishing a new democratic State with peace, development and disciplines, to turn the prisoners into certain decent citizens, to please the public and to create the humanitarian and compassionate grounds, the State Administration Council, as per the Code of Criminal Procedure Article 401 (1), the State Constitution has remitted the punishment of 23,314 prisoners from the respective prisons, jails and camps, upon the conditions ‘to serve the new punishment together with the remaining punishment to which he was sentenced this time, if more offence is committed.

Min Aung Hlaing
Senior General
State Administration Council

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