Rules Amending the Rules for the Registration of Political Parties Issued

The Union Election Commission of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar issued the “Rules Amending the Rules for the Registration of Political Parties” by Order No 12/2024 on 5 March 2024.

The key points of the rules issued by the UEC are as follows:

  • The wordings “180 days” shall be substituted with the wording “the date when the Commission issues the notification at least 90 days before the election day”, respectively.
  • The wording “at least a half of all townships” shall be substituted with the wording “at least one-third of all townships”, respectively.
  • If a party is revoked from registration, assets of the party shall be handed over to the departments or organizations designated by the government under the relevant ways and means.
  • The drawing of annual financial statement shall be completed within three months after the relevant financial years.
  • The fund of the party shall be spent under the order or directive issued by the commission.
  • The wording “not later than 90 days” shall be substituted with the wording “the date when the Commission issues the notification, not later than at least 90 days before the election day”.
  • The wording “100,000 party members” shall be substituted with the wording “50,000 party members”.

The UEC amends the Political Parties Registration Rules under the law after consideration of reports submitted by the political parties.

Source: GNLM (6-3-2024)

 

  • The UEC issued the “Rules Amending the Rules for the Registration of Political Parties” on 5 March 2024.
engdate: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 17:15
month: 
March, 2024