(IV) While the
Counsellor in his capacity of Member of the Executive Council will
be the only representative of the Frontier Areas on the Council, the
Deputy Counsellor(s) shall be entitled to attend meetings of the
Council when subjects pertaining to the Frontier Areas are
Though the Governor's Executive Council will be
augmented as agreed above, it will not operate in
respect of the Frontier Areas in any manner which would
deprive any portion of these Areas of the autonomy which
it now enjoys in internal administration. Full autonomy
in internal administration for the Frontier Areas is
accepted in principle.
Though the question of demarcating and establishing a
separate Kachin State within a Unified Burma is one
which must be relegated for decision by the Constituent
Assembly, it is agreed that such a State is desirable.
As first step towards this end, the Counsellor for
Frontier Areas and the Deputy Counsellors shall be
consulted in the administration of such areas in the
Myitkyina and the Bhamo District as are Part 2 Scheduled
Areas under the Government of Burma Act of 1935.
Citizens of the Frontier Areas shall enjoy rights and
privileges which are regarded as fundamental in
(VIII) The arrangements accepted in this Agreement are
without prejudice to the financial autonomy now vested
in the Federated Shan States.
The arrangements accepted in this Agreement are without
prejudice to the financial assistance which the Kachin
Hills and the Chin Hills are entitled to receive from
the revenues of Burma and the Executive Council will
examine with the Frontier Areas Counsellor and Deputy
Counsellor(s) the feasibility of adopting for the Kachin
Hills and the Chin Hills financial arrangements similar
to those between Burma and the Federated Shan States.
For the Shan
Sawbwas: Tawnpeng, Yawnghwei, North Hsenwi, Laika, Mong Pawn,
and representative of Pawnglawng.
Shan people: Tin E, Kya Bu, Sao Yapa Hpa, Htun Myint, Hkun Saw, Hkun
For the Kachin
Myitkyina: Sinwa Nawng, Zau Rip, Dinra Tang
Bhamo: Zau La, Zau Lawn, Labang Grong
For the Chin
U Hlur Hmung, U Thawng Za Khup, U Kio Mang