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Before the 29th September, 1959, the duties of Legal Adviser to the Brunei Government were performed by the Attorney General of Sarawak, who was assisted by a Deputy Legal Adviser stationed in Brunei.

When the Constitution was proclaimed on 29th. September, 1959, the appointment of Attorney General of Brunei came into being and as from that date the Attorney General of Sarawak ceased to be the Legal Adviser to the Brunei Government.


ATTORNEY GENERALS OF BRUNEI DARUSSALAM SINCE 29TH. SEPTEMBER, 1959:

Name
From
To
Tan Sri Ali bin Hassan

29.9.195919.9.1961
Dato Aziz bin Mohd. Zain

20.9.196114.1.1963
Yang Dimuliakan Pehin Laila Kanun Diraja Dato Laila Utama Awang Idris Talog Davies

15.1.196322.7.1977
Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Laila Kanun Diraja Pengiran Haji Bahrin bin Pengiran Haji Abbas

1.1.197824.6.1998
Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Paduka Awg. Hj.Kifrawi bin Dato Hj. Kifli

24.6.19984.8.2009
Yang Berhormat Datin Seri Paduka Hajah Hayati Pehin Orang Kaya Shahbandar Dato Seri Paduka Haji Mohd Salleh

4.8.2009Present

The Attorney General who is also the Public Prosecutor, Registrar of Trade Marks, Registrar of Industrial Designs, Registrar of Invention, Registrar of Power of Attorney, Registrar of Bill of Sales and Registrar General of Marriages.