Ministry of Legal Affairs
ဥပဒေရေးရာ ဝန်ကြီးဌာန
seal of MOLA
Agency overview
Formed30 August 2021; 2 years ago (2021-08-30)
Preceding agency
TypeMinistry
JurisdictionGovernment of Myanmar
HeadquartersOffice No (25), Naypyidaw
Minister responsible
  • Thida Oo, Union Minister and Attorney General
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Deputy Minister and Deputy Attorney General
Websitewww.mola.gov.mm

Ministry of Legal Affairs (Burmese: ဥပဒေရေးရာဝန်ကြီးဌာန) serves as the Government of Myanmar's main legal advisory body. The Office is led by the Union Minister Thida Oo who is also serves as Attorney General.[1] After the caretaker government was formed in 2021, the Union Attorney General's Office was reorganized into a ministry on 30 August 2021.[2][3][4]

Departments

List of ministers

Union ministers

No. Portrait Name Term of office Political party Appointer
Took office Left office Days
1 Thida Oo 30 August 2021 Incumbent 902 Independent SAC
also serves as Attornery General

Deputy ministers

Name Took Office Left Office Period Party Cabinet Ref
1 San Lwin 30 August 2021 12 October 2022 1 year, 41 days Independent Min Aung Hlaing [5]
2 Dr Thein Lin Oo 3 August 2023 Present 199 days [6]

Note: Deputy Minister also serves as Deputy Union Attorney General of Myanmar

References

  1. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် နိုင်ငံတော်စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ အမိန့်အမှတ် ၁၇၇ / ၂၀၂၁".
  2. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် နိုင်ငံတော်စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ အမိန့်အမှတ် ၁၇၆ / ၂၀၂၁".
  3. ^ "Union Attorney-General Office reformed as Legal Affairs Ministry".
  4. ^ "ORDER NO. 176: MINISTRY OF LEGAL AFFAIRS FORMED".
  5. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် နိုင်ငံတော်စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ အမိန့်အမှတ် ၁၇၈ / ၂၀၂၁".
  6. ^ "ဒုတိယဝန်ကြီးနှင့် ဒုတိယရှေ့နေချုပ် ခန့်အပ်တာဝန်ပေးခြင်း". Ministry of Information. 4 August 2023.