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BRUNEI DARUSSALAM GOVERNMENT GAZETTE


(b) any person who teaches or professes to teach any matter relating to the religion of Islam to his family members in his own residence only.

Contempt etc. of religious authority.

230. (1) Any person who in any manner contempts, neglects, contravenes, opposes or insults any titah of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan with respect to religion in his capacity as the Head of the official religion of Brunei Darussalam is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years.

(2) Any person who in any manner contempts—

(a) the Majlis or Members of the Majlis;
(b) any committee of the Majlis or its members;
(c) Court; or
(d) the administration of the Syariah justice,

is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $8,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or both.

Obstructing Religious Enforcement Officer.

231. Any person who intentionally obstructs a Religious Enforcement Officer from carrying out his duties is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or both.

False report.

232. (1) Any complainant in a case who, before the judgment of the Court, or after the judgment of the Court but before the execution of the punishment, confesses or it is proved that he has lodged a false report or has lodged a report which he knows or believes to be false is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $8,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or both.

(2) Any complainant in a case who, after the execution of the punishment, confesses or it is proved that he has lodged a false report or has lodged a report which he knows or believe to be false is guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to the same punishment as that of the mahkum 'alaihi.

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