Myanmar

Population Statistics

56,320,206

Total Population

8,448,031

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

31
dec

Myanmar House of Nationalities 2020

2020

07 December 2011

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2008)

Updated: June 2015

Article 38 states:

(a) Every citizen shall have the right to elect and be elected in accord with the law.

(b) Electorate concerned shall have the right to recall elected people’s representatives in accord with the provisions of this Constitution.

 

Excerpt from the Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2008)

Pyithu Hluttaw Election Law (2010)

Updated: June 2015

Article 7 states:

The following persons shall not be eligible to vote at the election:…

  • (c) person adjudged to be of unsound mind as provided for in the relevant law…

 

Excerpt from the Pyithu Hluttaw Election Law (2010)

Amyotha Hluttaw Election Law (2010)

Updated: June 2015

Article 7 states:

The following persons shall not be eligible to vote at the election:…

  • (c) person adjudged to be of unsound mind as provided for in the relevant law…

 

Excerpt from the Amyotha Hluttaw Election Law (2010)

Region Hluttaw, State Hluttaw Election Law (2010)

Updated: June 2015

Article 7 states:

The following persons shall not be eligible to vote at the election:…

  • (c) person adjudged to be of unsound mind as provided for in the relevant law…

 

Excerpt from the Region Hluttaw, State Hluttaw Election Law (2010)