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The Law Amending Prevention and Control of communicable Diseases Law

Describes functions and responsibilities of health personnel and citizens in relation to prevention and control of communicable diseases. It also describes measures to be taken in relation to environmental sanitation, reporting and control of outbreaks of epidemics and penalties for those failing to comply. The law also authorizes the Ministry of Health to issue rules and procedures when necessary with approval of the government.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Document reference # 16/2011
Issuing agency/parties
  • State Peace and Development Council
Implementing agencies
  • The State Peace and Development Council
  • English
Formal type of document Law
  • Health care policy and administration
  • Public health
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright No
Access and use constraints

No known access and use constraints

Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date January 27, 2011
Effective/Enforced Date January 27, 2011
Previous legal document
  • Prevention and Control of communicable Diseases Law
Publication reference The official gazette
Links to source

Ministry of Health and Sports

Keywords Covid-19
Date uploaded January 7, 2017, 10:37 (UTC)
Date modified April 21, 2020, 05:41 (UTC)