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The 1st column list out the ACTS and ORDERS which are printed in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS. These are arranged in alphabetical order. All amendments to the Acts and Orders, Rules and Regulations are compiled chronologically under its own citation.


The 2nd column list out the reference number of the Act, Order, Rules, Regulations and other notifications and appointments made under the respective Act or Order.

The explanation of the references in the 2nd column is as follow -
1. " CAP. 1 " is a reference to the Chapter of the Act in the Laws of Brunei
2. " S 26/05 " refers to the reference number and the year published in the Government Gazette Part II.
3. " GN 219/00 " refers to the reference number and the year published in the Government Gazette Part IV.

The 3rd column to indicate the revised edition of the Act is BLRO with chronology of the past versions of the legislation to the updated version that may include BLUV.

The 4th column list out the subsidiary legislations printed in bold and other notifications and appointments made under the respective Act and Order.

The 5th column refers to the date of commencement.

BAbbreviations -
B.L.R.O. = Brunei Law Revision Order
BLUV = Brulaw Updated Version; It is an online updated version that includes all the amendments to the primary legislation. They are not an official text.
CAP. = Chapter
E = Enactment
past[E] = English version
Ed. = Edition
[E.O.] = Emergency Order
eg: Copyright Order [E.O.] - the correct citation is Emergency (Copyright) Order
GN = Gazette Notification
[M] = Malay version; It is not as updated version and does not include amendments to the legislation.
PENG. = Penggal
R = Rules
Reg = Regulation
Rg = Regulations
SL = Subsidiary Legislation
sec. = section