Legislative Council of Brunei

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Legislative Council of Brunei
Majlis Mesyuarat Negara Brunei
مجليس مشوارت نڬارا بروني
8th Legislative Council
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Awang Isa Awang Ibrahim, Non-partisan
Hassanal BolkiahMonarchy
since January 1, 1984
Seats 33 full members
3 ex officio members
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Political groups
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Meeting place
Legislative Council Building, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
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Legislative Council of Brunei (Malay: Majlis Mesyuarat Negara Brunei (مجليس مشوارت نڬارا بروني)) is the parliament in Brunei.

e • d Summary of the composition of the Brunei Legislative Council
Members Seats
Members appointed by the Sultan  36
Total 36


The council replaced the former Brunei State Council (c. 1907) in 1959 and sat until 1984 when the Legislative Council was suspended. This council reconvened in 2004.


  1. His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
    Prime Minister, First Minister of Finance and Minister of Defence
  2. His Royal Highness Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah
    Senior Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
  3. His Royal Highness Pengiran Mohamed Bolkiah
    First Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  4. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Awang Abu Bakar bin Hj. Apong
    Minister of Education
  5. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Adanan bin Pehin Khatib Dato Hj. Mohd. Yusof
    Minister of Health
  6. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Suyoi bin Hj. Osman
    Minister of Development
  7. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Abdullah bin Mudim Hj. Bakar
    Minister of Communications
  8. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Yahya bin Mudim Hj. Bakar
    Minister of Industry and Primary Resources
  9. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Abdul Rahman bin Hj. Ibrahim
    Second Minister of Finance
  10. The Hon. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng
    Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  11. The Hon. Pehin Col. Rtd. Dato Dr. Hj. Mohammad Yasmin bin Hj. Umar
    Minister of Energy in Prime Minister's Department
  12. The Hon. Pengiran Dato Pehin Dr. Hj. Mohammad bin Pengiran Hj. Abdul Rahman
    Minister of Religious Affairs
  13. The Hon. Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Ustaz Hj. Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Hj. Othman
    Minister of Home Affairs
  14. The Hon. Pehin Dato Hj. Hazair bin Hj. Abdullah
    Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports
  15. The Rt. Hon. Pengiran Dr. Hj. Mohd. Yusuf bin Pengiran Abdul Rahim
    Distinguished Bruneian
  16. The Hon. Dato Imam Hj. Awang Abdul Hamid bin Bakal
    Distinguished Bruneian
  17. The Hon. Dato Hj. Yaakub bin Pehin Dato Hj. Zainal
    Distinguished Bruneian
  18. The Hon. Dato Goh King Chin
    Outstanding Bruneian
  19. The Hon. Hj. Othman bin Uking
    Outstanding Bruneian
  20. The Hon. Datin Hjh. Salbiah binti Hj. Sulaiman
    Outstanding Bruneian
  21. The Hon. Dato Hj. Abdullah bin Dato Hj. Mohd. Jaafar
    Outstanding Bruneian
  22. The Hon. Hj. Ahmad Morsidi bin Pehin Hj. Awang Abdul Rahman
    Outstanding Bruneian
  23. The Hon. Hj. Zulkipli bin Hj. Abdul Hamid
    Outstanding Bruneian
  24. The Hon. Datin Hjh. Zasia binti Sirin
    Outstanding Bruneian
  25. The Hon. Hj. A. Ahmad bin Husain
    Headman of Mukim Berakas A, Brunei-Muara
  26. The Hon. Hj. Gapor bin Karim
    Head of Belimbing Village, Kota Batu, Brunei-Muara
  27. The Hon. Hj. Tahamit bin Hj. Nudin
    Headman of Mukim Gadong A, Brunei-Muara
  28. The Hon. Hj. Jumat bin Akim
    Head of Putat Village, Mukim Lumapas, Brunei-Muara
  29. The Hon. Hj. Mohd. Shafiee bin Ahmad
    Head of Lumut 1 Village, Liang, Belait
  30. The Hon. Hj. Mohd. Yusof bin Dulamin
    Head of Mumong Village, Kuala Belait, Belait
  31. The Hon. Dato Hj. Muhammad Taha bin Abdul Rauf
    Headman of Mukim Keriam, Tutong
  32. The Hon. Hj. Ramli bin Hj. Lahit
    Headman of Mukim Telisai, Tutong
  33. The Hon. Hj. Sulaiman bin Hj. Ahad
    Head of Belingos Village, Bangar, Temburong

Ex officio[edit]

  1. The Hon. Awang Isa Awang Ibrahim
  2. The Hon. Judin Asar
    First Secretary
  3. The Hon. Awang Sa Bali Abas
    Second Secretary

See also[edit]