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The Electricity Law

The new Myanmar Electricity Law was enacted by the Myanmar Parliament on October 27 last year, replacing the old Electricity Law of 1984. The old electricity law was enacted during Myanmar’s socialist period and lacked the legal framework to include private sector participation in power projects and independent power producers.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Document reference # 44/2014
Issuing agency/parties
  • Pyidaungsu Hluttaw
Implementing agencies
  • Ministry of Electricity and Energy
  • Burmese
Formal type of document Law
Topics Electricity policy and administration
License Creative Commons Attribution
Copyright To be determined
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Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date October 27, 2014
Effective/Enforced Date October 27, 2014
Previous legal document
  • Electricity Law (1984)
Publication reference The official gazette
Date uploaded March 27, 2017, 04:22 (UTC)
Date modified December 31, 2020, 13:38 (UTC)