Through this unique legal system, coverage of punishments on offences will vary and as such, both Syariah and civil legal experts will work together to decide which agency deals with the off... Read more
Brunei became an Islamic nation in the 14th century when the nation’s first ruler, Awang Alak Bertatar, embraced the Islamic faith and changed his name to Sultan Muhammad Shah. The religion... Read more
In providing these basic necessities, the government has helped improve the quality of life for the people of Brunei. Building capable human resource in Brunei is also another priority for t... Read more
The Attorney General’s Chambers is responsible to execute and advice on legal matters, as well as to review existing judiciary enactments and acts. Read more
The head of the RBAF is the Supreme Commander, governed by the Minister of Defence, and both positions are held by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang DiPertuan of Brunei Darussalam. Read more
The Legislative Council is Brunei’s parliament. The Brunei Constitution allows for a legislature of up to 45 members, of which 15 members are elected. Read more
His Royal Highness Prince Mohamed Bolkiah, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, was appointed by His Majesty to run the affairs of foreign relations and international trade for the cou... Read more
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