• Summary: Educational Research, Planning and Training Bill

    Posted in Legislative Research on Jan 15, 2019

    The bill states that its objectives are to collect better education statistics and to develop a curriculum framework for basic education, curricula and syllabi in line with the National Education Policy.

  • Summary: Rural Development Bill

    Posted in Legislative Research on Jan 11, 2019

    The bill mainly focuses on “rural water supply, personal and environmental hygiene, electrification and rural housing”.

  • Backgrounder: Rural Development Bill

    Posted in Legislative Research on Jan 10, 2019

    Rural Development Bill is the first bill submitted by the government to the parliament in 2019. One of the stated purposes of the bill is “to promote cooperation and participation of local people in implementation of rural development undertakings”.

  • What to expect from 11th session of Parliament

    Posted in Legislative Research on Jan 07, 2019

    The eleventh session of the second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (combined house) is set to start on 21 January 2019. The regular session tends to focus on the next budget bill discussions as the upcoming parliamentary meeting is the first regular session for the year 2019 and now is the time when the first quarter of the fiscal year is over. According to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Calendar, the regular session is expected to last until 15 March and other bills are likely to be discussed during the session.

  • မြန်မာနိုင်ငံရဲ့ အာဏာရပါတီ NLD က ပါတီကိုယ်စားပြုအမတ်တွေကို ဘယ်လိုထိန်းကွပ်နေသလဲ

    Posted in Legislative Research on Nov 14, 2018

    လွှတ်တော်ပိုင်းကနေ ဆုံးဖြတ်ချက်တွေကို ထိထိရောက်ရောက် မြန်မြန်ဆန်ဆန် ချနိုင်ဖို့ဆိုရင်အာဏာရပါတီခေါင်းဆောင်ပိုင်းအနေနဲ့ လွှတ်တော်ထဲမှာ ညီညီညွတ်ညွတ်မဲပေးမယ့် အစုအဖွဲ့တစ်ရပ်ကို ပိုင်ဆိုင်ထားဖို့၊ လိုအပ်ရင် လွှတ်တော်အမတ်တွေကို စည်းရုံးလှုံ့ဆော်နိုင်ဖို့၊ အင်အားစုစည်းပြီး ကန့်ကွက်ဆန့်ကျင်တာကို တားဆီးနိုင်ဖို့ဆိုတဲ့ အခြေအနေတွေ လိုပါတယ်။

  • How much budgets the parliament cuts and in which areas?

    Posted in Budget Transparency on Sep 20, 2018

    The parliament has just approved the budget on 13 September, cutting down only 0.92% of the total amount proposed by the ministries. A total of 20 different budget assessment teams of the parliament worked to chunk down the government budget proposals since the start of the ninth regular session of the parliament that started on 23 July 2018.

  • 2018-19 FY Union Government Budget in a Glimpse

    Posted in Budget Transparency on Aug 12, 2018

    The Union Government ministries submitted the budget proposals to the parliament on 23 and 25 July. They are now under the scrutiny of 16 budget assessment teams of the parliament. The Bill Committee and the Public Accounts Committee will compile the results and report back to the parliament soon.

  • ပြန်သုံးသပ်ဖို့လိုနေတဲ့ ဥပဒေဆိုင်ရာ အထောက်အကူပေးရေးအဖွဲ့ရဲ့အခန်းကဏ္ဍ

    Posted in Legislative Research on Aug 07, 2018

    ဥပဒေဆိုင်ရာအထောက်အကူပေးရေးဥပဒေကို ပထမအကြိမ်လွှတ်တော် သက်တမ်းကာလမှာ အတည်ပြုခဲ့ပြီး ၂၀၁၆ ခုနှစ် ဇန်နဝါရီလ ၂၆ ရက်နေ့မှာ သမ္မတဦးသိန်းစိန်က လက်မှတ်ရေးထိုးထုတ်ပြန်ခဲ့ပါတယ်။ ဒုတိယအကြိမ်လွှတ်တော်သက်တမ်းကာလမှာ ပြင်ဆင်တဲ့ဥပဒေကို ၂၀၁၇ ခုနှစ် မေလ ၂၆ ရက်နေ့မှာ သမ္မတဦးထင်ကျော် လက်မှတ်ရေးထိုးထုတ်ပြန်ခဲ့တာကို တွေ့ရပါတယ်။ ပြည်ထောင်စု ဥပဒေဆိုင်ရာ အထောက်အကူပေးရေးအဖွဲ့ကို ဥပဒေဆိုင်ရာအထောက်အကူပေးရေးဥပဒေအရ ဖွဲ့စည်းခဲ့တာဖြစ်ပြီး ၂၀၁၇ ခုနှစ် နိုဝင်ဘာလ ၁၅ ရက်နေ့မှာ စတင်ဖွဲ့စည်းခဲ့ပါတယ်။

  • Comparison of two submissions to the Constitutional Tribunal

    Posted in Legislative Research on Aug 07, 2018

    Disputes over the 2008 Constitution, which has been heavily questioned for its legitimacy, were seen since the first tenure of the parliament. There had been legal disputes between the Constitution and laws made by the State Peace and Development Council government.

  • Who are interpreting the Constitution?

    Posted in Legislative Research on Jul 10, 2018

    The Constitutional Tribunal is an organ of defending the fundamental rights of the citizens and resolving the conflicts among the three branches. The tribunal as an independent organization with the power to decide upon the disputes over the separation of powers can perform its functions without bias.