Legislative Council Approves Two Resolutions

Yesterday morning's session also approved the resolution under Clause 7 Article 83 from the 1959 Brunei Darussalam Constitution and resolution under Section 4 (2) from the Development Fund Act Chapter 136.

The resolution under Clause 7 Article 83 from the 1959 Brunei Darussalam, that every Order made under Clause 3, Article 83 of the Brunei Darussalam Constitution presented to the Legislative Council as paper number 1, 2018 was proposed by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs. The council approved it without deliberation, whereby 34 Orders listed have received the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizaddien Wadaullah ibni Al-Marhum Sultah Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang DiPertuan of Brunei Darussalam to be used. Part of the Orders have already been carried out and used last year and another part have begun to be carried out this year. All of the orders were gazetted according to the regulations and constitution of Brunei Darussalam.

Meanwhile, the second resolution under Section 4 (2) of the Development Fund Act, Chapter 136 for the budget of 900 million dollars for allocation approval and requested from the Development Fund for specific purposes has been approved by the Council to be made into an Act. The resolution was proposed by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Paduka Dr. Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Second Minister of Finance to enable His Majesty's government to continue the National Development Plan as scheduled.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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