Brunei Legislative Council's New Members 2017-2022


New members of Legislative Council appointed
on: January 13, 2017

BY COMMAND of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, following the dissolution of the Legislative Council (LegCo), it was announced yesterday that His Majesty has consented to the appointment of the new members of LegCo.

According to a statement issued by His Majesty’s Office, the Speaker is Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Lela Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Dato Setia Haji Mohamed Taib.

The Ex-Officio Members (Prime Minister and Ministers) according to Section 1 (a) (1) of the Second Schedule of Article 24 (1) are:

1. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

2. His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office.

3. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs.

4. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education.

5. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Laila Setia Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Ibrahim, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Finance II.

6. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Dewa Dato Seri Setia Lim Jock Seng, Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II.

7. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Setia (Dr) Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar, Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office.

8. Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs.

9. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Bahrin bin Abdullah, Minister of Development.

10. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism.

11. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Mustappa bin Haji Sirat, Minister of Communications.

12. Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports

13. Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Dr Awang Haji Zulkarnain bin Haji Hanafi, Minister of Health.

The Title Persons according to Section 1 (a) (ii) of the Second Schedule of Article 24 (1) are:

14. Yang Berhormat YB Pehin Datu Imam Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Abdul Hamid bin Bakal.

15. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Pendikar Alam Dato Padula Seri Haji Hasrin bin Dato Paduka Haji Sabtu.

16. Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Putera Maharaja Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Ghani bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Dewa Dato Paduka Haji Abdul Rahim.

The Persons who have achieved distinction according to Section 1 (a) (iv) of the Second Schedule of Article 24 (1) are:

17. Yang Berhormat Haji Umarali bin Esung.

18. Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Arshad @ Haji Sabli.

19. Yang Berhormat Ong Tiong Oh

20. Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abdul Rahman

21. Yang Berhormat Hafimi binti Abdul Haadii

22. Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Ash’ari

23. Yang Berhormat Iswandy bin Ahmad

The District Representatives according to Section 5 (1) of the Second Schedule of Article 24 (1) are:

24. Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon, Penghulu of Mukim Berakas ‘B’, Brunei-Muara District

25. Yang Berhormat Awang Naim bin Haji Kamis, Penghulu of Mukim Kota Batu, Brunei-Muara District

26. Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Tahamit bin Haji Nudin, Penghulu of Mukim Gadong ‘A’, Brunei-Muara District

27. Yang Berhormat Awang Haji Mohaimin bin Haji Johari @ Jahari, Village Head of Kampong Limau Manis, Brunei-Muara District

28. Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman @ Othman, Village Head of Kampong Masjid Lama, Pekan Muara, Sabun and Pelumpong, Brunei-Muara District

29. Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin, Penghulu of Mukim Liang, Belait District

30. Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput, Village Head of Kampong Labi I, Belait District

31. Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Wahab bin Apong, Penghulu of Mukim Tanjong Maya, Tutong District

32. Yang Berhormat Haji Ramli bin Haji Lahit, Penghulu of Mukim Telisai, Tutong District

33. Yang Berhormat Haji Emran bin Haji Sabtu, Penghulu of Mukim Bokok, Temburong District

The Clerk to the Legislative Council is:

34. Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Jaya Dato Paduka Haji Judin bin Haji Asar

The date of appointment of the new members of LegCo is effective from Friday, 15th of Rabiulakhir, 1438 Hijrah, corresponding to January 13, 2017.

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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