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Number of Volumes

The Laws have been published in 13 volumes. There is currently 220 Chapters. The Laws of Brunei also contain 'Supplement' which appears after the last chapter.

Malay language version

The Malay language version of this edition of the Laws is being prepared by the translators in the Attorney General's Chambers and will be printed in Brunei Darussalam by the Government Printing Department. It will not be possible to publish this Malay version simultaneously with the English version.

B.L.R.O. Notifications

A reference to the Brunei Law Revision Order authorising the inclusion of a page in the Laws appears at the bottom right-hand corner of every odd-numbered page.

Contents of Chapter

Every Chapter contains an Act followed by such subsidiary legislation, if any, as the Attorney General may decide.

Date of commencement

The date of commencement of each Act is shown at the beginning of the Act immediately below the long title.

Revision of this Edition

The Publication of this Edition in loose-leaf form will render practicable the periodic revision of the Laws. In due course a supplement of new pages will be issued with instructions for up-dating the Laws. The revision will therefore be a continuous process.