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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 1ST APRIL 2021 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Ajaneesh Kumar , the High Commissioner of India, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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The Intellectual Property Enforcement workshop was held on 30th March 2021 at Kyoto Training Room, Royal Customs and Excise Department (RCED).

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It was co-organised by the Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) and the Royal Customs and Excise Department, with the objective to discuss on the procedures relating to Intellectual Property enforcement amongst respective government agencies.

The opening ceremony of the workshop was attended by Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, the Honourable Attorney General who is also the Registrar of Trade Marks, Patents and Industrial Designs. Also present was the Acting Controller of RCED, Awg Haji Muhsin bin Haji Ahmad.

Among the invited speakers were representatives from the Attorney General's Chamber; Criminal Investigation Department of Royal Brunei Police Force; United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO); National Trading Standard of United Kingdom; HM Revenue & Customs, United Kingdom; UK Private Investigators dan Hewlett-Packard Development Company (HP).

Around 30 participants had attended the workshop comprising of representatives from Attorney General's Chamber, Royal Customs and Excise Department, Department of Agricultural and Agrifood, Ministry of Health, Internal Security Department and Criminal Investigation Department under the Royal Brunei Police Force.


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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Saturday, 20 March 2021 – The Attorney General’s Chambers held an Isra’ and Mi’raj celebration at the Law and Courts Building at Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha today.

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Present as the guest of honour at the event was the Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa. Also present were the officers and staff of the Attorney General’s Chambers.
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The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and followed by the recitation of the Holy Quran's verses delivered by Yang Mulia Awang Muhammad bin Ali. 

A special talk titled ‘Sembahyang Teras Kejayaan Umat’ was delivered by the invited speaker from Islamic Dakwah Centre, Yang Mulia Ustaz Awang Muhammad Nasyith bin Superi.

Isra’ and Mi’raj celebration is one of the annual religious activity.


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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 4TH MARCH 2021 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Mr. Fabrice Filliez , Ambassador of Switzerland, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 9th FEBRUARY 2021 - The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Mr Yamamoto Eiji, Ambassador of Japan, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 3RD FEBRUARY 2021 – The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Ms Margriet Vonno, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 26th January 2021 – The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Chargé d’Affaire Emily Fleckner, Embassy of the United States of America, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 30th November 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Her Excellency Ms Gerda Winkier, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 29th November 2020 –  Attonery General’s Chambers held the annual celebrations with the theme “AGC Santai 2020” at Jubli Emas Hall, Law and Court Building, Bandar Seri Begawan. Present as the guest of honour at the event was the Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa as well as the officers and staff of the Attorney General’s Chambers. The event was organised by the Legislative Drafting Division, Law Revision and Translation Unit and Law Library Unit of the Attorney General’s Chambers. The officers and staff took part in various performances and competition.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 17th November 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Vladimir Goncharenko, Ambassador of Russia, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 5th November 2020 – The Attorney General’s Chambers held a Maulidur Rasul celebration at the Law and Courts Building at Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha today.

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Present as the guest of honour at the event was the Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa. Also present were the Solicitor General, Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Zuraini binti Haji Sharbawi as well as the officers and staff of the Attorney General’s Chambers


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The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and followed by the recitation of the Holy Quran's verses delivered by Yang Mulia Pengiran Muhd Amirul Aiman bin Pengiran Haji Marjuki.

A special talk titled ‘Generasi Berilmu, Beramal dan Membangun dengan akhlak Nabi Muhammad Sallallahu ‘Alaihi Wasallam’ was delivered by the invited speaker from Islamic Dakwah Centre, Yang Mulia Pengiran Haji Reduan bin Haji Badaruddin.
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 3rd November 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Hashil bin Rashid Al-Maskari, Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 22nd October 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Managing Director of Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd and Country Chair Shell Companies, Ms Agnete Johnsgaard-Lewis, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 19th October 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Philippines Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Mr. Christopher B. Montero, at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 15th October 2020 –  The Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Haji Ahmad bin Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Bakti Di-Raja Dato Laila Utama Haji Awang Isa, received a courtesy call from Australia High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam, Her Excellency Ms Tiffany Mc Donald,  at the Law Building. Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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​Courtesy Call Ambassador of Japan, HEs Mr Yamamoto Eiji - 5 Ocktober 2020

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​Farewell Call His Excellency Mr Lim Hong Huai, Singapore High Commissioner - 29 September 2020

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Monday, 7 September 2020 – In conjunction with the New Islamic Year 1442 Hijrah Celebration, the Attorney General's Chambers held a ceremony this afternoon at the Law and Courts Building, Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha to commemorate this special event.

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The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and followed by the recitation of the Holy Quran's verses delivered by Yang Mulia Dayangku Siti Ummi Syazana binti Pengiran Haji Marjuki.

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A special talk titled 'Generasi Berilmu, Beramal dan Berakhlak Memacu Pembangunan Umat' was delivered by the invited speaker from Islamic Dakwah Centre, Yang Mulia Dr. Andas Haji Ismuhadi bin Haji Abdullah.


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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 16th September 2019 – On the 15th September 2019, the AGC Beach Clean-Up was held at the Meragang beach and was led by the Honourable Solicitor General, Yang Mulia Hajah Zuraini binti Haji Sharbawi who was joined by volunteers from AGC employees and their families.

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The AGC Beach Clean-Up was organised by the AGC Ecoteam a committee established recently, and is the committee's Go Green Initiative aimed at promoting environmental awareness at Chambers. Around 30 volunteers joined in and helped make the beach clean-up a success.

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Whilst enjoying the great views of the Meragang beach, the clean-up initiative helped volunteers understand the importance of keeping our beaches clean and pristine, so others may enjoy its use. All waste collected were then deposited at designated public waste collection centres around the Brunei-Muara District. Recyclable wastes such as plastic bottles were also collected and sent to AGC's Recycling Depot. The AGC Ecoteam hopes to organise more initiatives that are fun and enjoyable such as the beach clean-up campaign, to further promote environmental awareness at Chambers more effectively.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 15th August 2019 – On the 14th August 2019, the AGC Recycling Depot was launched with the Honourable Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Hairul Arni bin Abdul Majid and AGC employees in attendance. With the sponsored recycling bins from DAIKYO Environment Recycling Sdn Bhd, the establishment of the Recycling Depot is hoped to encourage waste segregation in the office, promote better waste management and reduce waste going to landfills.

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The launch was organised by the AGC Eco-team, a committee established with the tagline "AGC; A Green Community." The committee aims to foster greener practices amongst AGC employees and instill a sense of responsibility for our impact on the environment. The AGC Depot is the first of several Go Green Initiatives planned by the AGC Eco-team in conjunction with the upcoming United Nations' Climate Summit in September of this year.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 30th Mei 2019 – In conjuction with Ramadhan Al-Mubarak 1440/2019, the Attorney General's Chambers held a Khatam Al-Quran ceremony at the Law and Court Building.

Present as the Guest of Honour was Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abd. Majid, the Attorney General, and also in attendance were Senior officers, officers and staff of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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The ceremony started with the recital of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by the reading of verses from the Holy Qur'an and takhtim.

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The function was followed with a presentation ceremony of donation to 18 staffs of the Attorney General's Chambers delivered by the guest of honour, the Honourable Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abd. Majid.

The event was held to promote the development of charitable culture amongst officers and staff of the Attorney General's Chambers as well as to nurture a sense of concern and caring that would enrich the celebration of Ramadhan and Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

In order to enliven the holy month of Ramadhan this year, the Attorney General's Chambers held daily Tadarus activity throughout the Ramadhan before start daily work. Also held a special talk in conjuction with Ramadhan Al-Mubarak delivered by the invited speakers from Islamic Propagation Centre and Kolej Universiti Perguruan Ugama Seri Begawan (KUPU SB) present by senior officers, officers and staffs at the Attorney General's Chambers.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 16th May 2019 – The holy month of Ramadhan provides a great opportunity to kick-off several worthwhile charitable campaigns. Following this, the Attorney-General Chamber's Outreach committee held an Iftar food donation campaign for worshippers at the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque on Thursday, 16th May 2019. The main objective of the campaign was to reach out to Muslim worshippers especially foreign worshippers who have limited means and who are not with their families in Brunei Darussalam. The campaign also provided an opportunity for all AGC officers and staff to step outside their daily work routine and take time to give back to the wider Bruneian community.

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The campaign involved food preparation as well as collecting food donations from AGC officers and staff. Several AGC Outreach volunteers consisting of officers and staff helped out to cook and pack more than 50 meals. Mindful of the environment and the impact of plastic waste, the meals were packed in re-used paper bags, and only wooden spoons and forks were provided.

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Through charitable campaigns such as these, the AGC Outreach committee hopes to encourage more community outreach in order to remind ourselves to be thankful of our blessings.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 13th May 2019 – The Attorney-General Chamber’s today donated several basic food basic necessities to nine families of selected students of Sekolah Menengah Masin. With the help of the teachers of Sekolah Menengah Masin, the Attorney General’s Chambers reached out to students including those under the care of single mothers and orphans.

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Sekolah Menengah Masin is a secondary school offering classes from Year 7 to Year 11, and covers a catchment area of 17 villages extending all the way to Kampong Kuala Lurah.  

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The AGC Ramadhan Food Donation Drive was organised by the AGC Outreach Committee, which collected $850.00 worth of basic foods from the officers and staff of Chambers.  About 20 AGC Outreach Volunteers took part in the Food Donation Drive along with teachers of the students of Sekolah Menengah Masin.

 

In coming up with the idea of a Ramadhan Food Donation, the AGC Outreach Committee wanted to focus on helping children in need. The teachers of Sekolah Menengah Masin have been very active in helping their students through several means such as donation drives in order to encourage their students to attend and stay in school. A worthwhile cause which AGC was very honoured to be involved with. AGC was very honoured to work with the dedicated group of teachers of Sekolah Menengah Masn, and hopes that the food donation drive could help alleviate the students’ burdens at home.

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​BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 2nd May 2019 – In raising people's spirituality just before the Holy month of Ramadhan, the Attorney General Chambers organized a cemetery cleaning campaign today at the Rangas Cemetry in Bandar Seri Begawan. Also present was Awang Sheirol bin Haji Mohamad Heldy,  the representative of the Attorney General's Chambers who handed over the Waqaf of equipments for the upkeep of the cemetery compound to the representative from the Unit Tanah-Tanah Perkuburan Islam (UTTPI), Ministry of Religious Affairs, Hj Abd Jufri Bin Hj Abd Jaafar. 

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Several volunteers consisting of officers and staff of the Attorney General's Chambers took part in the cemetery cleaning campaign. The campaign concluded with the recitation of Surah Yaasiin and Tahlil.

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The cemetery cleaning campaign was organised by the AGC Outreach Committee, as part of AGC's initiative to give back to the larger Bruneian community and encouraging volunteerism.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 18 April 2019 – In conjunction with the Isra' Mi'raj Celebration, the Attorney General's Chambers held a ceremony this afternoon at the Law and Courts Building, Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha to commemorate this special event.

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Present as the guest of honour at the event was the Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abd. Majid. Also present was the Solicitor General, Yang Mulia Dayang Zuraini binti Haji Sharbawi as well as senior officers, officers and staff of the Attorney General's Chambers.

The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and followed by the recitation of the Holy Quran's verses delivered by Yang Mulia Dayang Hajah Siti Noor Dzuhairah binti Haji Awang Damit.

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A special talk titled 'Sembahyang Membentuk Umat Bertaqwa' was delivered by the invited speaker from Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University (UNISSA), Yang Mulia Ustaz Sammali bin Haji Adam.

Apart from enlivening the Isra' Mi'raj celebration, the ceremony was held to glorify the events of Isra' Mi'raj and to apply the lesson learnt from it our daily life.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 06th March 2019 – The Attorney General's Chambers held its first blood donation drive at the Law and Court Building in the Capital yesterday. In addition to building blood reserves for the Blood Donation Centre of the Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, the Attorney General's Chambers also raised awareness on the importance of blood donation for saving lives, and the benefits of blood donation in improving health. Blood transfusion is much needed for women with pregnancy complications, during or after childbirth, and many complex medical and surgical procedures and cancer patients.  The blood donation drive reached its target of having a total of 60 blood donors. The donors comprised of the officers and staffs from the Attorney General's Chambers and the Judiciary Department as well as members of the public.

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The blood donation drive was organized by the Attorney General's Chambers Outreach team, a committee recently established with the support of the Attorney General.  With the tagline "AGC is A Caring Community", the AGC Outreach team aim to foster a culture of Volunteerism amongst its staff through charitable works, as well as instill a sense of duty to a bigger Bruneian Community.  The AGC Outreach team also hopes to inspire other government agencies and the larger Bruneian community to adopt a culture of Volunteerism and be actively involved in activities that make positive social impact.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 26th February 2019 – The Honourable Attorney General, Dato Paduka Hairul Arni bin Abdul Majid, received a courtesy call from the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Brunei Darussalam, His Excellency Emad A.S Al Muhanna,  at the Law Building.

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During the courtesy call, the Honourable Attorney General and His Excellency re-affirmed the strong existing ties between the two countries of Brunei Darussalam and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and discussed ways on strengthening cooperation between the two countries. The Honourable Attorney General highlighted the good relations that the Attorney General Chambers has with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Brunei Darussalam. His Excellency Emad A.S Al Muhanna then extended the warm wishes of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Minister of Justice.

Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.  

 

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, 20th February 2019 – The Honourable Solicitor General, Dayang Zuraini Binti Haji Sharbawi, received a courtesy call from the President of ASEAN Law Association (ALA), Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, at the Law Building yesterday.

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During the courtesy call, the Honourable Solicitor General and Chief Justice exchanged views on various issues of common interest. Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon took the opportunity to touch base with ALA Brunei National Committee on his proposed plans during his three year term as the President of ALA. Some of these plans include improving connectivity between ALA and other ASEAN bodies, mainly the ASEAN Secretariat, as a strong legal resource. The Chief Justice shared his plans for promoting awareness on ALA's work and programmes amongst the ASEAN legal professionals and the youth including law students and graduates, including the establishment of a reliable and online portal for disseminating information on possible legal training and internships offered by international law firms and Chambers.

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Chief Justice Menon also informed of an upcoming ALA event including the launch of the ASEAN Law Institute in Manila, Philippines in April this year.

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The Honourable Solicitor General welcomed Chief Justice Menon's proposals, and expressed interest in using ALA as a platform to curate quality legal training for local legal professionals. She also provided a brief background on current developments in Brunei's legal profession. The Courtesy Visit serves as an affirmed renewal of close cooperation through ALA Platform.

Also present during the courtesy call were senior officers of the Attorney General's Chambers.

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The Attorney General's Chambers has successfully delivered a two-day Presentation on "Understanding the Law: Roles and Responsibilities of the Government" at the Dewan Jubli Emas, The Law and Courts Building, on Saturday 16th February 2019 and Monday 18th February 2019. The Presentation was attended by about 90 Senior Government Officers from various Ministries, Departments and Statutory Bodies who are involved in the formulation and implementation of their respective policy as well as officers from the Attorney General's Chambers.

An array of topics were presented which included considerations to be taken into account when formulating policy. The Presentation stressed the importance of taking a whole of Government approach and collaboration amongst stakeholders in the policy making process to ensure objectives of the policies are achieved. Also discussed are Law Making Process, Practical Approach in preparing Initial Draft, factors in Failures of Legislation in achieving its Objectives, Exercising the Law and Limits of Exercising Powers under the Law.

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The Presentation also highlighted that introducing new laws is not necessarily the answer to achieve the policy objective, but the enforcement and strategic implementation of the existing law might be the answer to the issues at hand and this includes continuous training of the public officers.

For the first time, the Presentation also included explanation on how to use the Legislation-on-line available in the Attorney General's Chambers website and teaches the participants from the Government agencies and statutory bodies on how to update the laws within their purview.

The Presentation served as a platform for public officers and officers from other agencies to realise the importance of working together with the Attorney General's Chambers in achieving their objectives towards upholding the rule of law in the long run.

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The two days Presentation concluded with the presentation of certificates to the participants by Yang Mulia Dayang Zuraini binti Hj Sharbawi, the Solicitor General.

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Thursday, 1st December 2018 - The Attorney General's Chambers today held the Maulud Celebration of the Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam for year 1440 Hijrah/2018 Masihi at the Law and Court Building, Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha today.

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Present as guest of honor at the event was Attorney General, Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Hairol Arni bin Haji Abd Majid. Also present were the Solicitor General, Yang Mulia Zuraini Binti Haji Sharbawi as well as the officers and staff of Attorney General's Chambers.

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The ceremony commenced with the recitation of the Surah Al-Fatihah and continued with the recitation of the Holy Quran's verses delivered by Yang Mulia Pengiran Mohd Adibul Amin bin Pengiran Haji Marjuki.

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 The ceremony was followed with a special talk entitled "Tarbiyah Rasulullah Bring Rahmat in Family" delivered by the invited speaker from Kolej Universiti Pergurusan Ugama Suri Begawan, Yang Mulia Ustaz Dr Haji Noralizam bin Haji Aliakbar, The Director of the Core Education Centre. The event followed by the recital of Dikir Marhaban by the officers and staff of Attorney General's Chambers.

The event organized by the Jawatankuasa Acara-Acara Keagamaan Pejabat Peguam Negara annual activity to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to uphold and spread the Syiar of Islam.

 

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