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  1. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Compulsory Religious Education Act (Cap. 215). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-01 | BRN-2013-L-103719

    An Act to provide for compulsory religious education and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. Provides that every parent who is a resident or citizen of Brunei Darussalam must enrol their children if they are muslim and of the correct age, living in Brunei Darussalam in a religious school. They must remain enrolled for the duration of the compulsory religious education which is 7 to 8 years.

  2. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Employment Order 2009 (No. S 37). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-03 | BRN-2009-L-83826

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Contracts of Service
    Part III - Contracts of Apprenticeship
    Part IV - Payment of Salaries
    Part V - Principals and Contractors
    Part VI - Truck System
    Part VII - Rest Days, Hours of Work, Holidays and Other Conditions of Service
    Part VIII - Health Accommodation and Medical Care
    Part IX - Part-Time Employees
    Part X - Employment of Women
    Part XI - Employment of Children and Young Persons
    Part XII - Domestic Workers
    Part XIII - Immigrant Employees
    Part XIV - Repatriation
    Part XV - Inspection
    Part XVI - Complaints and Inquiries
    Part XVII - General

  3. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Criminal Registration Act, 2008 (Cap. 202) (No. S 42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-04-01 | BRN-2008-R-81836

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Registration of Criminals
    Part III - Taking of Finger Impressions, Photographs and Particulars
    Part IV - Taking of Body Samples
    Part V - Miscellaneous [Repeals the Fingerprints Enactment, 1956 and all subsidiary legislation]

  4. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mutual Asistance in Crimnal Matters Order, 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-03-03 | BRN-2005-R-70918

    The Order was adopted to facilitate the provision and obtaining of mutal legal assistance to and from other countries in criminal matters and for connected purposes.

  5. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Societies Order, 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-01-04 | BRN-2005-R-70917

    Regulates the registration of societies, including NGO's. Does not apply to trade unions which are to be registered under the Trade Unions Act (Chapter 128).

  6. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Constitution of Brunei Darussalam (Amendment) Proclamation, 2004.

    Adoption: 2004-09-29 | BRN-2004-R-71613

    Amends section 2 (definitions), Part II section 3 (official religion of Brunei Darussalam and religious observance), new section 3A (establishment of Majlis Mesyuarat Adat Istiadat), section 4-8 (concerning the functions and adminsitration of the Privy Council). A new Part IVA is inserted concerning the establishment of the Pardons Board. Also amends Part V sections 10, 11, 12, 14-22, Part VI sections 23-26, 28-54, 57-68, Part IX sections 70-76, Part X sections 79, 81-84 and Part XII sections 85-87 of the Constitution of 1959.

  7. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution (Amendment and Suspension) (Amendment) Order, 2004 (No S 47).

    Adoption: 2004-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-16 | BRN-2004-C-69292

    Amends Section 2 of the Emergency (Constitution) (Amendment and Suspension) Order 1984 and provides that the suspension provisions concerning the Legislative Council cease to have effect.

  8. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour (Limitation of Duties and Powers) Rules (S 160/71). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-04-15 | BRN-2002-R-75131

    Sets out the limitiations of duties and powers for officers appointed under section 3(1) of the Labour Act.

  9. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 7) (No. 61 of 1951) (revised Edition 2001). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-10-01 | BRN-2001-L-79817

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Constitution and Powers of Criminal Courts
    Part III - General Provisions
    Part IV - Prevention of Offences
    Part V - Information to the Police and their Powers to Investigate
    Part VI - Proceedings in Prosecutions
    Part VII - Appeals, Reference and Revision
    Part VIII - Special Proceedings
    Part IX - Supplementary Provisions
    Part X - Jurisdiction of Courts of Appeal

  10. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Islamic Family Law Act (Cap. 2017). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-03-26 | BRN-2001-L-103720

    An Act to make certain provisions relating to Islamic family law in respect of marriage, divorce, maintenance, guardianship and other matters connected with family life.

  11. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Constitution of Brunei Darussalam. Proclamation of Emergency (No. S 37).

    Adoption: 2000-05-20 | BRN-2000-M-57951

    Prolongs state of emergency as declared on 27 June 1998.

  12. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Arbitration Act (Cap. 173) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-11-24 | BRN-1994-L-89025

    Provides for arbitration procedures for the resolution of civil law cases.

  13. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Internationally Protected Persons Act (Cap. 16) (B.L.R.O. 1/1984). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1984 | Date of entry into force: 1995-07-08 | BRN-1984-L-79819

    Act to implement the Convention on the Prevention and
    Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected
    Persons adopted by the United Nations General
    Assembly in 1973.

  14. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prevention of Corruption Act (S 187/81) (Cap. 131). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1982-01-01 | BRN-1982-L-89027

    An Act to prevent corruption and bribery and to establish an Anti-Corruption Bureau.

  15. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Internal Security Act, 1982 (No. 13 of 1982) (1984 Ed. Cap. 133).

    Adoption: 1982 | Date of entry into force: 1983-04-01 | BRN-1982-L-78236

    Chapter I - Powers of Preventive Detention
    Chapter II - Control of Entertainments and Exhibitions
    Chapter III - Other powers for the prevention of subversion
    Chapter IV - Miscellaneous
    Chapter I - Security Areas
    Chapter II - Powers relating to the preservation of public security
    Chapter III - Offences relating to security areas
    Chapter VI - Powers of Police and others
    Chapter V - General
    Chapter VI - Regulations

  16. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Prisons Act (Cap. 51). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1979-07-01 | BRN-1979-L-103710

  17. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Brunei Nationality Act (Cap. 15) (No. 4 of 1961). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1962-01-01 | BRN-1962-L-75132

    Regulates the citizenship requirements for the country.

  18. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Constitution

    Constitution of Brunei Darussalam. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1959-09-29 | BRN-1959-C-44040

    The religion of Brunei shall be Islam according to the Shafeite sect, headed by the Sultan, who shall also exercise the function of executive authority. Establishes a Privy Council, a Council of Ministers, and a Legislative Council. Part IX sets forth regulations concerning public servants. S. 83 concerns legislation passed during a state of emergency.

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Religion and Adat Istiadat
    Part III - Executive
    Part IV - Privy Council
    Part IVA - Pardons Board
    Part V - Council of Ministers
    Part VI - Legislative Council
    Part VII - Legislation and Procedure in the Legislative Council
    Part VIII - Finance
    Part IX - Public Service
    Part X - State Seal
    Part XI - Miscellaneous
    Part XII - Amendment and Interpretation of Constitution.

  19. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Companies Act (Cap. 39). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1957-01-01 | BRN-1957-L-103709

  20. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Labour Act (Act No. 11 of 1954) (Cap. 93). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954 | Date of entry into force: 1955-02-01 | BRN-1954-L-75053

    Part I. Labour Department
    Chapter I. Preliminary and Interpretation
    Chapter II. Officers
    Chapter III. Rules

    Part II. Agreements and Contracts
    Chapter IV. Agreements
    Chapter V. Contracts
    Chapter VI. Contracts of Apprenticeship
    Chapter VII. Rules

    Part III. Recruiting of Workers
    Chapter VIII. Recruiting
    Chapter IX. Rules

    Part IV. Conditions of Employment
    Chapter X. Special Places of Employment
    Chapter XI. Special Provisions relating to the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children
    Chapter XII. Repatriation
    Chapter XIII. Domestic Service
    Chapter XIV. General Provisions relating to Agreements and Contracts
    Chapter XV. Rules

    Part V. Procedure and Savings
    Chapter XVI. Procedure
    Chapter XVII. Savings

  21. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Penal Code, 1951 (Cap. 22). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1952-05-01 | BRN-1952-L-78238

    Chapter I - Introducation
    Chapter II - General Explanations
    Chapter III - Punishments
    Chapter IV - General Exceptions
    Chapter V - Abetment
    Chapter VA - Criminal Conspiracy
    Chapter VI - Offence Against The State
    Chapter VII - Offences relating to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Police
    Chapter VIII - Offences Against the Public Tranquility
    Chapter IX - Offence by or relating to Public Servants
    Chapter X - Contempts of the Lawful Authority of Public Servants
    Chapter XI - False Evidence and Offences Against Public Justice
    Chapter XII - Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps
    Chapter XIII - Offences relating to Weights and Measures
    Chapter XIV - Offences affecting the Public Health, Safety,
    Convenience, Decency and Morals
    Chapter XV - Offences relating to Religion
    Chapter XVI - Offences affecting the Human Body [see in particular sections 359-374 concerning kidnapping, abduction, slavery and forced labour]
    Chapter XVII - Offences Against Property
    Chapter XVIII - Offences relating to Documents and to Trade or Property Marks
    Chapter XIX - Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service [REPEALED]
    Chapter XX - Offence relating to Marriage
    Chapter XXI - Defamation
    Chapter XXII - Criminal Intimidation Insult and Annoyance
    Chapter XXIII - Attempts to Commit Offences

  22. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Marriage Act (Cap. 76) (No. 8 of 1948). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1948 | BRN-1948-L-97408

  23. Brunei Darussalam - General provisions - Law, Act

    Births and Deaths Registration Act (Cap. 79). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1922 | BRN-1922-L-97409

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