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Lists of Act, Order and Regulations under the Ministry of Development

​No.Act/Order/Regulations​​AuthorityWhat the law is about​
​1

Town and Country Planning (Development Control) Act (Cap. 143)

Amended by:

  • Town and Country Planning (Development Control) Act (Amendment) Order, 2016​
Department of Town and Country Planning​

Provides for the planning and control of Development Control Areas in town and country areas.

  • The First Schedule to the Town and Country Planning (Development Control) Act is amended by deleting item 5.
​2Town and Country Planning (Control of Development and Use of Land and Buildings) Regulations​Department of ​Town and Country PlanningProvides for the planning and control of development and use of land and buildings within the Development Control Areas.​
​3Town and Country Planning (Control of Subdivision and Consolidation of Land) Regulations​Department of Town and Country Planning​Provides for the planning and control of subdivision and consolidation of land.​
​4Town Planners Registration Order, 2014​Department of ​Town and Country PlanningProvides for the registration of town planners and for connected purposes including establishment of Board of Town Planners.​
​5​Town and Country Planning Order, 2015Department of Town and Country Planning​Provides for the planning of areas in Brunei Darussalam and control of development within Development Control Areas and for connected and incidental matters.​
​6

​Land Code (Cap. 40)

Amended by:

  • Land Code (Amendment) Order, 2009
  • Land Code (Amendment) Order, 2016
​Land Department

Provides for matters relating to land.

  • Amendment of section 23 of the Land Code.​
​7​Land Acquisition Act (Cap. 41)​Land DepartmentProvides for the acquisition of land for public purposes.​
​8

​Land Code (Strata) Act (Cap. 189)

Amended by:

  • Land Code (Strata) (Amendment) Order, 2009 / Kanun Tanah (Strata), Pindaan 2009
Land Department​
  • Provides for the creation of strata titles and the establishment of strata corporation.
  • Amendment of section 9 of the Land Code (Strata) Act.​
​9​Land Code (Strata) (Fees, Charges and Rents) Regulations, 2009Land Department​Provides for the administration fees for strata titles and proposed fees for subdivision of buildings.​
​10Licensed Land Surveyors Act (Cap. 100)​Survey Department​Provides for licensing and control of land surveyors and for connected matters.​
​11​Description of Land (Survey Plans) Act [1984 Ed.] (Cap. 101)Survey Department​Provide for the validity of certified plans for the description or identification of any land where such is required by any written law.​
​12Environmental Protection and Management Order, 2016​Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation​Provides for the protection and management of the environment and for connected purposes.​
​13Hazardous Waste (Control of Export, Import and Transit) Order, 2013​​Department of Environment, Parks and RecreationProvides for the import, export and transit permits and regulation of import, export and transit of hazardous and other wastes and for connected matters.​
​14

Water Supply Act (Cap. 121) / Perintah Akta Perbekalan Air (Pindaan) 2014

Water Supply Act (Amendment) Order, 2014 / Perintah Akta Perbekalan Air (Pindaan) 2014​

​Public Work DepartmentProvides for the control and regulation of supply of water.​
​15​Mining Act (Cap. 42)Ministry of Development​Provides for matters relating to mining including prospecting licences and mining leases.​
​16​Housing Developers (Control and Licensing) Order, 2012

Ministry of Development (Board Management Division)

​Provides for the control and licensing of housing developers and for connected matters.
​17

​Valuers and Estate Agents Order, 2009

Amended by:

  • Valuers and Estate Agents (Amendment) Order, 2016
​Ministry of Development (Board Management Division)

Provides for the registration of valuers and estate agents and for connected purposes.

Amendment to section 4 of the Valuers and Estate Agents Order, 2009.​

​18​Architects, Professional Engineers and Quantity Surveyors Order, 2011Ministry of Development (Board Management Division)​Provides for the registration of architects, professional engineers and quantity surveyors; the qualifications and practice of architects, professional engineers and quantity surveyors; and the supply of architectural, professional engineering and quantity surveying services in Brunei Darussalam by corporations and multidiscipline partnerships.​
​19​Architects, Professional Engineers and Quantity Surveyors (Prescribed Branches of Professional Engineers) Rules, 2017Ministry of Development (Board Management Division)​Provides for the prescribed branches of professional engineering work.​
​20​Architects, Professional Engineers and Quantity Surveyors (Professional Conduct and Ethics) Rules, 2018Ministry of Development (Board Management Division)​Provides for the code of professional conduct and ethics for architects, professional engineers and quantity surveyors.​
​21​Building Control Order, 2014Authority for Building Contracts and Construction Industry (ABCi)​Provides for matters relating to buildings and its related matters and licensing of builders.​
22​Building Control Regulations, 2014Authority for Building Contracts and Construction Industry (ABCi)​Provides for submission and approval of plans, duties of QP, site supervisors and builders during construction, design and construction, installation of exterior features, occupation of buildings, etc.​
​23Building Control (Temporary Buildings) Regulations, 2014Authority for Building Contracts and Construction Industry (ABCi)​​Provides for matters relating to temporary building.
​24Building Control (Advertisement, Billboard and Signboard) Regulations, 2016​​Authority for Building Contracts and Construction Industry (ABCi)​Provides for matters relating to advertisement, billboard and signboards.​
​25​Minor Offences Act (Cap. 30)Ministry of Home Affairs​

Provides for the punishment of certain minor offences.

JASTRe officers have the power under sec. 12A to arrest without warrant and take before a Magistrate Court any person who commits an offence u/s 12 (prohibition against depositing refuse in public place​).

U/s 32A. JASTRe officers have the authorized power to have all powers of a police officer under Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 7) in relation to an investigation of a seizable offence under MAA.

U/s 38(A)1, the Director General of Public Works and the Director of Environment, Parks and Recreation have the power to compound an offence under section 12 and any offence under the Act prescribed u/s 38A(3) as a compoundable offence.

​26​Road Traffic Act (Cap. 68)Ministry of Communications​

​Provides for the regulation of traffic on roads and other matters with respect to roads and vehicles; for the coordination and control of means of and facilities for transport; for the co-ordination and control of means of and facilities for construction and adaptation of vehicles; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Sec. 79: Powers to the DG PWD to close roads and to prohibit the use of the bridge by any vehicle.

Sec. 79B: Power of DG PWD to remove structures from roads.

Sec. 79C: Power of DG PWD over construction of access and drains and laying of public utility installations.

Sec. 81: Recovery of damage to roads and bridges.

 

As of June 2018.