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  1. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children and Young Persons (Amendment) Order, 2008 (No. S. 60).

    Adoption: 2008-05-29 | BRN-2008-R-81838

    Amends section 2 of the 2006 Order by deleting "100" and replacing it with "97. Also amends section 104 by inserting new paragraphs after paragraph (b) concerning juvenile courts.

  2. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Compulsory Education Order 2007 (No. S 56).

    Adoption: 2007-11-24 | BRN-2007-L-79080

    Provides for the compulsory school for children born on or after 1st January 2002.

  3. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Compulsory Education Act (Cap. 211). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-11-24 | BRN-2007-L-97410

    Compulsory school age is above the age of six years old and before the child reaches 15 years old.

  4. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Children and Young Persons Act, 2006 (Cap. 219) (No. S 9). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2006-02-07 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-01 | BRN-2006-R-73344

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Protectors, registrar and register
    Part III - Juvenile courts
    Part IV - Action team on child protection
    Part V - Temporary custody, medical examination and treatment
    Part VI - Offences in relation to health and welfare of children and young persons
    Part VII - Notification on taking child or young person into care, custody or control
    Part VIII - Trafficking in children and young persons
    Part IX - Procedure in juvenile courts
    Part X - Remand homes
    Part XI - Places of detention
    Part XII - Approved schools and approved homes
    Part XIII - Provisions applicable to persons being detained in approved schools, approved homes, remand homes and places of detention
    Part XIV - Expenses and contributions
    Part XV - Miscellaneous
    The Act also amends the Subordinate Courts Act by introducing the term "Juvenile Courts" in the necessary places as well as the Criminal Procedure Code concerning reformative training (new section 14A), repeal of the death sentence for offenders under 18 years (section 238) and rules as to rates of payments (section 384). A new Schedule is also added concerning the release of persons sentenced to reformative training. In addition, the Children's Order (No. S 64/00) is repealed.

  5. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trafficking and Smuggling of Persons Order, 2004 (No. S 82).

    Adoption: 2004-12-20 | BRN-2004-R-71607

    The Order makes trafficking and smuggling in people an offence and sets the penalties for this as well as the exploitation of a trafficked person or the facilitation of the stay of a smuggled person (sections 4-8). Aggravated people smuggling offences carry a heavier penalty (section 9). The consent of a trafficked person is irrelevant (section 10). The Order also sets out provisions related to travel and identity documents, liability of commercial carriers, attempts, abetment and conspiracy, powers of arrest and investigation, powers of search. It also provides for a Trafficking and Smuggling of Person Fund (section 19) to be used, inter alia, to repatriate smuggled or trafficked person, awareness raising campaigns and rewards for those who prevent or suppress trafficking and smuggling.

  6. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Labour (Restriction on Employment of Children) Notification (G.N. 74/55) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-04-15 | Date of entry into force: 1955-03-31 | BRN-2002-M-75124

    Provides that the employment of children under the age of 14 years in any shop, office, hotel, restaurant, bar or stall shall be prohibited.

  7. Brunei Darussalam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Women and Girls Protection (Place of Safety) Rules, 2001.

    Adoption: 2001-05-19 | BRN-2001-M-78242

    Provides rules for the provision of safe accommodation, including provision of medical examinations, bedding, food, health and cleanliness, religious functions, education, visits and communication as well as provisions for staff, the warden, medical officers. Made under the Women and Girls Protection Act(Cap. 120).


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