Supreme Court of Myanmar
|Supreme Court of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar|
|Motto||သီလ၊ သမာဓိ၊ ပညာ
Pali: sīla, samādhi, paññā
|Authorized by||Constitution of Myanmar|
|Judge term length||70 years retirement age|
|No. of positions||11|
|Currently||Htun Htun Oo|
|Since||30 March 2011|
The Supreme Court of Myanmar (Burmese: ပြည်ထောင်စုတရားလွှတ်တော်ချုပ်) is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal under the Constitution of Myanmar, existing as an independent judicial entity, alongsite the legislative and executive branches. The Court is legally mandated to have 7 to 11 judges, including a Chief Justice.
The High Court Building, located between Maha Bandula Garden Street and Pansodan Street in Kyauktada Township, downtown Yangon, formerly housed the Supreme Court of Burma. The new high court has been moved to Office No.54, Naypyidaw, the country's new capital since 2006.
|Name||Appointed by||First day/
Length of service
|Htun Htun Oo||Deputy Chief Justice (2007-2011), Major in the Office of the Military Advocate General (1990-1994), Captain in the Tatmadaw Southwestern Regional Command (1981-1989)|
|Tha Htay||Union Election Commission member|
|Soe Nyunt||Supreme Court Civil Cases Department Director|
|Mya Thein||Supreme Court Managing Department Director|
|Myint Aung||Rangoon Regional High Court judge|
|Myint Han||Deputy Director at the Ministry of Mines|
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