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Office of the Attorney General (Myanmar)

Office of the Union Attorney General
Agency overview
Formed1948; 76 years ago (1948)
JurisdictionGovernment of Myanmar
HeadquartersNaypyidaw, Myanmar
MottoThe Legal Profession is a Noble Profession
Agency executives
  • Dr Thida Oo, Union Attorney General
  • San Lwin, Deputy Union Attorney General

The Office of the Attorney General of Myanmar (Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စုရှေ့နေချုပ်ရုံး; abbreviated OAG) serves as the Government of Myanmar's main legal advisory body. The Office is led by the Union Attorney General of Myanmar.[1] The incumbent Attorney General is Dr Thida Oo, who was appointed on 2 February 2021 by Min Aung Hlaing. 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]


On 31 January 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury added Attorney General, Dr Thida Oo, added to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list.[5] The UK and Canada joined the U.S in the sanctions against Oo, in a "coordinated action against Myanmar military regime, targeting individuals responsible for undermining democracy and rule of law".[6][7]

See also


  1. ^ Myo Thant (18 February 2011). "Tin Aye is EC chairman; Tun Shin nominated For Atty-Gen". Mizzima. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  2. ^ "ပြည်ထောင်စုသမ္မတမြန်မာနိုင်ငံတော် နိုင်ငံတော်စီမံအုပ်ချုပ်ရေးကောင်စီ အမိန့်အမှတ် ၁၇၆ / ၂၀၂၁".
  3. ^ "Union Attorney-General Office reformed as Legal Affairs Ministry".
  5. ^ "Burma-related Designations; Counter Terrorism Designation Removal". U.S. Department of the Treasury. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  6. ^ "UK announces new sanctions against Myanmar ahead of 1-year anniversary of coup". GOV.UK. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  7. ^ "US, UK, Canada sanction top Myanmar justice officials". Retrieved 2 February 2022.
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