Myanmar Citizens Investment Law

Year of Version:1994
Date of Entry into Force:March 31, 1994
Date of Text (Issued):March 31, 1994
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other, Transfer of Technology
The Foreign and Citizens Investment Law aims to encourage foreign investment to mobilize the natural resources of the country and to promote development of technolology.

For the provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
Chapter I: Title and Definition, Article 3. g (investment including technology, trade mark, licence, patent rights which can be evaluated)
Chapter V: Submission of Proposal and Issuance of Permit
Chapter VI: Duties and Rights of an Investor, Article 11(e) (right to acquire and utilize technical assistance and technology in accordance with the law)
Chapter VII: Exemption and Reliefs from Taxes, Article 13. e, g, h, i, j (reliefs from income-tax)
Chapter IX: Administrative Penalties
Available Texts: 

Myanmar Citizens Investment Law Myanmar Citizens Investment Law, Complete document (pdf) [52 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:MM014