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Name: The Settlement of Labour Disputes Law (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 5/2012).
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-03-28
Entry into force:
ISN: MMR-2012-L-90651
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour, Myanmar PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2012-08-10)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Online Burma/Myanmar Library, Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library PDF of Law in Burmese PDF of Law in Burmese (consulted on 2013-05-21)
Abstract/Citation: Preamble:
The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hereby enacts this Law for safeguarding the right of workers or having good relationship between employer and workers and making peaceful workplace or obtaining the rights fairly, rightfully and quickly by settling the dispute of employer and worker justly.

Chapter I - Title and Definitions
Chapter II - Formation of the Workplace Coordinating Committee
Chapter III - Formation of the Conciliation Body
Chapter IV - Formation of the Dispute Settlement Arbitration Body
Chapter V - Formation of Dispute Settlement Arbitration Council
Chapter VI - Settlement of Dispute
Chapter VII - Confirmation, Amendment and Effectiveness of Decision
Chapter VIII - Prohibitions
Chapter IX - Penalties
Chapter X - Miscellaneous

The Act repeals the Trade Disputes Act, 1929. However, article 58 provides that "The rules, procedures, notifications, orders and directives issued under the Trade Disputes Act, 1929 may be applied continuously unless and until they are not contrary to this Law."
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