District Courts

Constitution

            The district courts are established  under the 2008 Constitution.

 Composition

                        In every district court, a district judge is appointed by the Supreme Court of the Union. Deputy district judges may also be appointed by the Supreme Court of the Union depending on the volume of work.  Those judges are conferred with judicial powers by the Supreme Court of the Union in accordance with the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Code and Civil Procedure Code.

 Jurisdiction

            The district judges are conferred with original criminal jurisdictional powers, criminal appellate and revisional jurisdictional powers according to the Criminal Procedure Code. They are also invested with original civil jurisdictional powers, civil appellate and revisional jurisdictional powers according to the Civil Procedure Code. As courts of original jurisdiction they hear and determine serious criminal cases and civil cases in which the amount in dispute or value of the subject matter does not exceed 1000,000,000 kyats.

News

Naypyitaw  April 30

Court Annual Report 2019 (both English and Myanmar versions) was published by the Supreme Court of the Union of Myanmar on 30 April 2020.

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Nay Pyi Taw April 28

Today, the Supreme Court of the Union issued the Insolvency Rules for the effective implementation of the Insolvency Law (2020) under Section 416 (a) of the Law.

There are 10 Parts in the Rules and “The

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Naypyitaw April 21

The 2019 detailed data of Clearance Rate and Time to Disposition for civil suits of the Township Courts in Yangon Region is available as follows:

Myanmar language:

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The Supreme Court of the Union is the superior court of record and has supervisory powers over all courts in the Union and its decisions are binding upon all courts.

The Supreme Court of the Union is doing its best in the fourth year

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Nay Pyi Taw, 20 Febuary 2020

The Supreme Court of the Union today issues the key performance in 2019 and priority actions for 2020.

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