How can I change Myanmar Constitution?

How can I change Myanmar Constitution?

Proposed changes to the Constitution of Myanmar must be approved by at least 75% of both houses of the Assembly of the Union before going to a referendum. When the referendum is held, the changes must be approved by at least 50% of the registered voters, rather than 50% of those voting.

What kind of constitution does Myanmar have?

Before independence, Myanmar had two quasi-constitutions, The government of Burma Act, 1935 and Constitution of Burma under Japanese occupation, 1943. After independence, Myanmar adopted three constitutions in 1947, 1974 and 2008. The 2008 constitution is the present constitution of Myanmar.

How does the separation of powers function in the Myanmar constitution?

There is separation of power. Legislative power, executive power and judicial power are separated, and exert reciprocal control, checks and balances among themselves. Legislative power is shared among the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Region and State Hluttaws. The head of the executive branch is the President of the Union.

When was Myanmar’s constitution established?

24th September 1947
In order to gain independence speedily, the Constitution was hastily drafted, and it was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on 24th September 1947. After attaining independence, Parliamentary Democracy System was practised in the State in accord with the Constitution of the Union of Myanmar.

How do I cite Myanmar constitution?

Citation Data

  1. MLA. Maung Maung, U, 1925-1994. Burma’s Constitution. The Hague :M. Nijhoff, 1961.
  2. APA. Maung Maung, U, 1925-1994. ( 1961). Burma’s Constitution. The Hague :M. Nijhoff,
  3. Chicago. Maung Maung, U, 1925-1994. Burma’s Constitution. The Hague :M. Nijhoff, 1961.

Is Myanmar a democratic country?

Independence era. On 4 January 1948, Burma achieved independence from Britain, and became a democracy based on the parliamentary system. In late 1946 Aung San became Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council of Burma, a transitional government.

Who is the head of state in Myanmar?

President of Myanmar

President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Incumbent Myint Swe (Acting) since 1 February 2021
Style His Excellency (formal)
Member of Cabinet National Defence and Security Council
Residence Presidential Palace

Who is ruling Myanmar?

Heads and deputy heads

Office Name Term of Service
Left Office
State Administrative Council Appointed council Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw – CRPH Incumbent
National League for Democracy State Counsellor Aung San Su Kyi Incumbent
President of Myanmar Win Myint Incumbent

Who ruled Myanmar?


Republic of the Union of Myanmar ပြည်ထောင်စု သမ္မတ မြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော်‌ (Burmese) Pyidaunzu Thanmăda Myăma Nainngandaw
• President Myint Swe (acting)
• SAC Chairman and Prime Minister Min Aung Hlaing
• SAC Vice Chairman and Deputy Prime Minister Soe Win
Legislature Assembly of the Union