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CRPP Notification 9 in English
Committee representing members of People's Parliament elected in the
1990 multi-party general elections (Committee representing People's
Notification No 9(2/99)
Note- (addendum to Notifications 3(1/99) and 5(2/99)
1. The highly respected U Lun Tin, member of the NLD, a legally
constituted organisation, and the legally elected representative of Mon
State, Moulmein township, Constituency N0:1 was voted in by the free
choice of the people. By means of threats and intimidation, the
authorities now are using the innocent people as chopping blocks to
remove him as a People's Parliament representative alleging loss of
2. The authorities that decreed the Political Parties Registration Law
and the Pyithu Hluttaw( People's Parliament) Law are now themselves
contravening the provisions contained in those laws by all the illegal
measures that they are taking against the central executive committee
members of the NLD and the elected People's Parliament representatives.
The action they are taking is ultra vires the provisions of the said two
3 Under the leadership of our martyred leader General Aung San, U Lun
Tin, a Mon leader, fought for the country's independence first by taking
up arms and later appropriately by adopting political means. He is
respectable and honourable. He never once resorted to armed rebellion.
As a commanding officer in the Army he performed his duties
satisfactorily. How can he ever be accused of "being a traitor?"
4. According to official records, U Lun Tin obtained 39624 votes
(77.29%) to be their People's Parliament representative.
5. As regards U Than Tun, some writers have written in praise of him
that " In every era he has worked for good".
6. (a) The People's Parliament representatives who were elected in the
free and fair elections in May 1990 can not be accused of not fulfilling
their obligations to the electorate when the authorities have refused
outright to convene the People's Parliament.
(b) The representatives have not been able to visit their
constituencies because of obstacles and prohibitions placed by the
7. Furthermore, personal attacks that should not be indulged in. It is
the reputation of the people who cast aspersions that will suffer not
the people who are defamed.
8. Making innocent and honest people perform dishonest and illegal
activities by the authorities will surely be detrimental to the country.
This flouting of the law will become a habit and ingrained in the
Committee Representing People's Parliament
16 February 1999
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