The State Peace and Development Council hereby enacts the following Law:-
Title, Application and Definition
1. This Law shall be called the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Law.
2. This Law shall apply to providing assistance in criminal proceedings with States parties to an international convention or regional agreement to which the Union of Myanmar is a State party or with the State that has entered into bilateral agreement or with the State that will provide reciprocal assistance though not a State party to the international convention or regional agreement or bilateral agreement with respect to investigation, prosecution and judicial proceedings in criminal matters.
3. The following expressions contained in this Law shall have the meanings given hereunder: