Union Attorney-General attends 6th Asian Legal Analysts Conference in ROK

Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo attends the Signing Ceremony of  Cooperation Agreement for the establishment of MLIS Operating Committee in Seoul. Photo: MNA
Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo attends the Signing Ceremony of Cooperation Agreement for the establishment of MLIS Operating Committee in Seoul. Photo: MNA

Union Attorney-General U Tun Tun Oo attended the 6th Asian Legal Analysts Conference held from 30 October to 2 November in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK).
The conference exchanged developments and experiences on analysing bills and the legislation sector, shared good practices, discussed projects for enhancing administrative rules and regulations, encouraging public participation in the legislative process, and facilitating communication between legislative groups and the general public.
At the conference, U Tun Tun Oo stressed the importance of the legislation for national and community progress and to protect the people. He said in the country’s democratisation drive, legislative bodies are modifying the existing laws to meet the democratic norms. The Union Attorney-General Office is involved in the legislative sector.
It acts as the analyst and adviser for the bills drawn by the ministries, which present the bills to the Hluttaw under the approval of Union government. The Union Attorney-General Office takes part in analysing the bill at the Hluttaw on request. Public interest in the legislative work is rising, and public advice is taken for the good of the legislative process. If necessary, workshops are being held for public participation over drafting a law. The MPs are seriously taking into account the voice of the people.
The Union Attorney-General Office has been posting legal information and data on its website since May this year. The website posts all the legal information and laws, rules, procedures and orders enacted or issued throughout the successive periods. Legal information is also available on mobile phones.
Myanmar is cooperating with the Ministry of Government Legislation of South Korea for the development of the system.
The Union Attorney-General held talks with Kim oe-sook, Minister of Government Legislation of ROK, on 30 October, and cordially discussed greater bilateral cooperation for the progress of the legislative sector, sustainable development of the Myanmar law information system.
During the stay in ROK, Minister Kim oe-sook and U Tun Tun Oo signed an agreement on the formation of a Myanmar law information system facilitating committee. Under the agreement, bilateral cooperation will be undertaken for the sustainability of the Myanmar law information system, to turn it into a system that promotes foreign investments and for the improvement of the legislative sector. — MNA (Translated by TMT)

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