and parts thereof and all materials used for multiplying documents.
(f) The term “printing-press” includes all engines, machinery, types, lithographic
stones, implements, utensils and other plant or materials used for the purpose of
printing.
(g) The term “printer” includes an owner of the press and printing-press mentioned in
the sub-paragraphs (e) and (f) and, in the case of multiple owners, the said
expression also includes, a partnership firm, a company and a family business or in
the case of other associations or organizations, the said expression includes a
managing shareholder, a managing chairperson, a managing director, a secretary or
any responsible personnel.
(h) The term “publisher” includes a publisher of newspaper, periodical, journal,
magazine, book and other printed matters and in the case of multiple owners, the
said expression also includes a partnership firm, a company and a family business or
in the case of other associations or organizations, the said expression includes a
managing shareholder, a managing chairperson, a managing director, a secretary or
any responsible personnel.
(i) The term “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Law.

Part 2
Printing presses and newspapers
3. (1) ​Persons in possession of a printing-press must register it.
(2) ​Obligations of persons who print or publish newspapers, articles,
journals or magazines
(3) If printers or publishers move the location of printing or publishing,
the place of registration must be newly designated and signed.
(4)A First grade criminal judge [=pathama yazawut-tayathu-gyi] will determine
the procedure in any matter concerning signed authorisation for the various
procedures mentioned above.
4.

(1) ​Authorisation for cessation from being a printer or publisher after signed
authorisation has been obtained.

Whatever provision may be made elsewhere in this law, after any person has
signed an authorisation such as the one above, if the person should cease to operate as a
printer or publisher handling the newspaper, article, journal, magazine which is
specified in the authorisation, then the First Grade Criminal Judge concerned can be

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