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Directorate of Industrial Supervision and Inspection

Myanmar
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Ministry of Industry

Department

Industrial Supervision and Registration Sector


      Private Industrial Enterprise Law was promulgated in 26th November 1990. An industrial enterprise, using any type of power which is three horse - power and above and /or manpower of ten wage - earning workers and above is required to register under this law. Private industrial enterprise means individual or partnership or company conducting any private industrial enterprises excluding joint ventures with the government.

      A person desirous of conducting any private industrial enterprises shall apply for registration in accordance with the private industrial enterprise law to the respective State/Regional/ Naypyitaw Union Territory offices in the prescribed manner.

      The tenure of registration is one year.       If the entrepreneur applies for the extension of the tenure of registration within 60 days after the expiry of tenure, in addition to the renewal fee, the late fee as prescribed shall also be paid. If the entrepreneur applies for the extension of the tenure of registration within 60 days, the registration of the enterprises is cancelled.


Basic Principles

  1. To enhance the higher proportion of the manufacturing value added in the gross domestic product, and to increase the production of the respective economic enterprises which are related to the industrial enterprise.
  2. To acquire modern technical know-how for raising the efficiency of industrial enterprises and to establish the sale of finished goods produced by the industrial enterprise not only in the local market, but also in the market abroad.
  3. To cause utilization by relying  mainly on local natural resources.
  4. To cause narrowing down of the gap between rural development and urban development by causing the development and improvement of industrial enterprises.
  5. To cause opening up of more employment opportunities.
  6. To cause avoidance of or reduction of the use of technical know-how which cause environmental pollution.
  7. To cause the use of energy in the most economical manner.

Factors shall be taken into consideration for Registration:

  1. no cause of being injurious to the health of the public residing in the vicinity of the private industrial enterprise;
  2. being safe from the danger of fire;
  3. no cause of being a  nuisance to the environment and no cause of there being any pollution;
  4. no cause of being injurious to the health of the workers of the private industrial enterprise and no Likelihood also of there being any danger;
  5. being also in compliance with the existing laws;                          

In order to promote, encourage and foster the development of private industries, the Private Industrial Enterprise Law was promulgated in 26th Nov 1990. Any industrial enterprise, using any type of power which is three horse-power and above and/or manpower of ten wage-earning workers and above is required to register under this Law.

No one shall conduct a private industrial enterprise contained in without obtaining registration under this Law. A person desirous of conducting any private industrial enterprises shall apply for registration in accordance with the private industrial enterprise law to the respective State/Regional/ offices in the prescribed manner.

The size of private industrial enterprises are categorized as small , medium and large scale .

 

                 The tenure of registration is one year.        If the entrepreneur applies for the extension of the tenure of registration within 60 days after the expiry of tenure, in addition to the renewal fee, the late fee as prescribed shall also be paid. If the entrepreneur applies for the extension of the tenure of registration within 60 days, the registration of the enterprises is cancelled. Registration fees, renewal fees are as follows;

                

 

Registration Procedures

Step 1.     Application in prescribed respective form to the respective State or Regional Office. (with Electrical Inspection Department Permit, Boiler Certificate, Forest Saw Mill License, FDA, etc …)

Step 2.     Inspect the site of the enterprise with respective form .

Step3.      If the size of private industrial enterprises is large, the State or Regional Officer-in-charge shall forward to the Director General with the opinions of the Supervisory Body. Otherwise, the State or Regional Officer-in-charge with the approval of the Director General, shall grant registration or refuse to grant registration.

Step 4.     The Director General, after necessary scrutiny of the statement submitted by the Supervisory Body, shall grant registration or refuse to grant registration.

Step 5.     The State or Regional officer-in-charge shall inform the entrepreneur, who has been granted for registration, to remit the registration fee.

Step 6.     When the supporting proof the registration fees has been paid is submitted, the registration certificate shall be issued to him.

 

                 The entrepreneur has the right to carry out the appointing foreign experts and technical with the approval of the ministry and carrying out change of the name of enterprise, transfer of ownership, temporary suspension or permanent closing down of the enterprise in the manner prescribed with the approval of the Directorate.