Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Burundi http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: New Land Law Raises Controversy http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403838_text Executive agencies; Farmland; Racial and ethnic relations; Refugees - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403838_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: New Mining Code Replaces 1976 Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403795_text Mining; Taxation - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403795_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: New Procedural Code for Administration of Taxation http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403725_text Taxation - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403725_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: New Media Law on President http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403600_text Freedom of the press; Freedom of information - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the Senate on April 19, 2013. Organizations devoted to freedom of the press have voiced concerns about the restrictions the law... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403600_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: Senate Endorses New Law on Political Parties http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402656_text Elections and politics - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the Senate on April 19, 2013. Organizations devoted to freedom of the press have voiced concerns about the restrictions the law On April 28, 2011, Burundi's Senate, one of the two houses that make up the country's legislature, passed a new law on political parties; it had been approved by the other house earlier in the week.... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 05 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402656_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: Report on Human Rights Violations Disputed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402273_text Human rights - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the Senate on April 19, 2013. Organizations devoted to freedom of the press have voiced concerns about the restrictions the law On April 28, 2011, Burundi's Senate, one of the two houses that make up the country's legislature, passed a new law on political parties; it had been approved by the other house earlier in the week. The Government of Burundi sent a strong protest, in the form of an official note to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, over a draft U.N. report that states Burundi committed human rights offenses. On September 22,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 28 Sep 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402273_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi: Torture Criminalized in Revised Code http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401387_text Crime and law enforcement - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the Senate on April 19, 2013. Organizations devoted to freedom of the press have voiced concerns about the restrictions the law On April 28, 2011, Burundi's Senate, one of the two houses that make up the country's legislature, passed a new law on political parties; it had been approved by the other house earlier in the week. The Government of Burundi sent a strong protest, in the form of an official note to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, over a draft U.N. report that states Burundi committed human rights offenses. On September 22, According to a news report from Burundi dated June 25, 2009, the country has adopted a revised penal code that criminalizes torture. Article 23 of the code states that no one "should be treated in an... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 26 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401387_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi; Rwanda: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401325_text Legal systems - Burundi recently issued a decree on the structure of the National Commission on Land and Other Assets (CNTB), increasing its authority; the move has been criticized by members of one political party and by outside organizations. On October 15, 2013, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi assented to enactment of the country's new Mining Code, which had been approved by Burundi's Senate on October 10. (Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Mining Code Enacted, The Parliament of Burundi adopted a new Tax Procedure Code on September 6, 2013. (Jean Harahagazwe andamp; Anapaula Trindade Marinho, Burundi: Tax Procedure Code enacted by Parliament (Sept. 26, 2013), International Bureau of Burundi's bi-cameral legislature recently passed a controversial new media law, with the final vote in the Senate on April 19, 2013. Organizations devoted to freedom of the press have voiced concerns about the restrictions the law On April 28, 2011, Burundi's Senate, one of the two houses that make up the country's legislature, passed a new law on political parties; it had been approved by the other house earlier in the week. The Government of Burundi sent a strong protest, in the form of an official note to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, over a draft U.N. report that states Burundi committed human rights offenses. On September 22, According to a news report from Burundi dated June 25, 2009, the country has adopted a revised penal code that criminalizes torture. Article 23 of the code states that no one "should be treated in an Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401325_text