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PARLIAMENT WATCH > NATIONAL ASSEMBLY > SESSIONS > 7th SESSION (25 JUN - 30 AUG 2013)
 
Last updated: 30 August 2013
 
Highlights
 
28 Jun
Regime Deputy Defense Minister Maj Gen Kyaw Nyunt tells the National Assembly that the Tatmadaw will recruit new cadets without prejudice of race and religion.
02 Jul
National Assembly approves the Telecommunications Bill.
03 Jul
National Assembly Speaker Khin Aung Myint warns military-appointed MPs to stop collectively abstaining during votes on legislation or face being thrown out of Parliament.
29 Jul
Regime Environmental Conservation and Forestry Minister Win Tun tells the National Assembly that Burma will stop exporting raw teak and timber from 1 April 2014.
19 Aug
National Assembly’s Bill Committee suggests several amendments to the Printing and Publishing Bill approved by the People’s Assembly on 4 July, including the removal of a clause that authorizes the regime’s Information Ministry to issue, suspend, and revoke publishing licenses.
23 Aug
RNPP MP Aye Maung introduces legislation in the National Assembly to amend the Political Parties Registration Law to prevent non-citizens from forming political parties, running for office, and voting in elections.
28 Aug
National Assembly approves the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission Bill.
 
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