Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Law

Related to control of drug abuse and describes measures to be taken against those breaking the law. Enacted to prevent danger of narcotic and psychotropic substances and to implement the provisions of United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. Other objectives are to cooperate with state parties to the United Nations Convention, international and regional organizations in respect to the prevention of the danger of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances. According to that law Central Committee for Drug Abuse Control (CCADC), Working Committees, Sectors and Regional Committees were formed to carry out the designated tasks in accordance with provisions of the law. The law also describes procedures relating to registration, medication and deregistration of drug users.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Myanmar
Document reference # 1/93
Issuing agency/parties
  • State Law and Order Restoration Council
  • Burmese
Formal type of document Law
  • Health care policy and administration
  • Public health
Primary policy reference point
    Copyright No
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    No known access and use constraints

    Status Adopted, validated, in effect
    Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date 01/27/1993
    Effective/Enforced Date 01/27/1993
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          Other reference or supporting documents
          Publication reference The official gazette
          Links to source

          Myanmar Constitutional Tribunal

          Date Uploaded January 7, 2017, 08:49 (UTC)
          Date Modified December 31, 2019, 14:59 (UTC)