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Criminal Law (Prevention and Detention) Act, Chapter 150 (1984)

An Act to provide for the detention and police supervision of persons who have been associated with activities of a criminal nature and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

The Act contains the following Sections:

  1. Citation
  2. Power of Minister to make orders
  3. Orders to be referred to an advisory committee and subject to confirmation by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan
  4. Power to substitute order for police supervision
  5. Restrictions on person subject to supervision
  6. Person subject to supervision not to consort with other persons subject to supervision
  7. Loitering by a person subject to supervision in a public place etc.
  8. Taking of photographs and finger impressions
  9. Extension of orders
  10. Constitution of advisory committees
  11. Powers and procedure of advisory committees
  12. Disclosure of information
  13. Manner of detention and powers to order removal – 13A. Temporary release of detainees to engage in employment.
  14. Power to detain suspected persons.
  15. Power to arrest persons ordered to be detained.
  16. Power to enter and search – 16A. Officers of Bureau to exercise powers conferred on police officers under sections 14, 15 and 16
  17. Powers of Public Prosecutor
  18. Rules

Brunei-Criminal Law Prevention and Detention Act-1984-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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