2 Resolutions Approved

After deliberating on development issues, the session approved the allocation under development to be made as part of the Supply Bill 2021/2022 Schedule. This morning's session also approved the Resolution under Clause 7, Article 83 of the Constitution of Brunei Darussalam 1959; and the Resolution under Section 4(2) of the Development Fund Act, Chapter 136.

The resolution under Clause 7 of Article 83 of the Constitution of Brunei Darussalam 1959, that every Order made under Clause 3, matter 83 of the Brunei Darussalam Constitution presented to the Legislative Council as paper number 1, 2021, was proposed by Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong, Minister of Home Affairs. The council approved it without deliberation, whereby 17 orders have been listed and the orders have received the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to be used. Part of the Orders has already been carried out and used in 2020 and another part have begun to be carried out this year. All of the orders were gazetted according to the regulations from Constitution of Brunei Darussalam.

Meanwhile, the second resolution under Section 4(2) of the Development Fund Act Chapter 136 for the budget of 6 hundred 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 Setia Dr. Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah, Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy to enable the government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to continue the National Development Plan as scheduled.

Source: Radio Television Brunei