Black Bibliography

List of References

Primary Sources

Censorship of Film and Public Entertainments Act, 1962.

Constitution of Brunei Darussalam, 1959.

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Garsec Pty Ltd v His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam & Anor (2009) HCAASP 19.

Garsec Pty Ltd v His Majesty The Sultan of Brunei (2008) NSWCA 211.

“His Majesty reminds the county to be wary of Akidah Deviation.” Borneo Post, 23 September 2017,

Idrus bin Ibrahim V Commander, Royal Armed Forces Brunei, Judgment of the Courts of Brunei, 2004.

Internal Security Act, 1982.

Intermediate Courts Act, 1999.

Islamic Family Law Order, 2000.

Marriage Act, 1948.

Mohidin, Musa. Annual Report Brunei Darussalam 2005-2009. Bandar Seri Begawan: Department of Government Printing, 2013.

Newspapers Act, 1958.Protectorate Agreement, 12 May 1888.

Religious Council and Kadi's Courts Act, 1984.

Sedition Act, 1948.

Societies Act, 1951.

State of Brunei Darussalam & Brunei Investment Agency v HRH Prince Jefri Bolkiah and others (2001) UKHL 67; (2002) 2 AC 357.

Subordinate Courts Act, 1982.

Succession and Regency Proclamation, 1959.

Supreme Court Act, 1963.

Syariah Penal Code Order 2013, 3 April 2019.

Syariah Courts Criminal Procedure Code Order 2018, 5 March 2018.

“The Sultan’s titah for Aidil Adha.” 7 March 2001.

“Titah for His Majesty’s birthday.” 15 July 2013.

Titah commemorating the Prophet’s Birthday.” 3October 1990.

“Titah commemorating the Sultan’s 64th Birthday.” 26 July 2010.

Titah on the occasion of the Sultan’s Golden Jubilee.” Straits Times, 5 October 2017.

Treaty Agreement, 1905-1906.

Undesirable Publications Act, 1951.

Secondary Sources

Adina Binti Othman, Datin Hajah. “Moving Forward – Women in Brunei Darussalam.” Speech at the Women’s Forum 2010, Brunei.

Amiruddin, Siti. “Marital Rape: Are Women in Brunei protected from it?” Brunei Times, 13 August 2010.

Amnesty International. “Brunei Darussalam: Revoke new Penal Code allowing stoning, whipping and amputation.” 30 April 2014,

Bandial, Tim. “Law Society Calls for Return of Judicial Review.” The Brunei Times, 24 April 2015.

Bartholomew, James. The Richest Man in the World: Sultan of Brunei. London: Viking, 1989.

Black, Ann, and Nadir Hosen. “Fatwas: their Role in Contemporary Secular Australia.” Griffith Law Review 18, no. 1 (2009): 405–427.

Black, Ann. “‘The Stronger Rule of the More Enlightened European’: the Consequences of Colonialism on Dispute Resolution in the Sultanate of Brunei.” Legal History 13, no. 1 (2009): 93.

Black, Ann. “Ideology and Law in Brunei Darussalam.” Asian Journal of Comparative Law 3 (2008): 105.

Black, Ann. “Survival or Extinction? Animistic Dispute Resolution in the Sultanate of Brunei.” Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution 13 (2005): 1.

Braighlinn, G. Ideological Innovation under Monarchy: Aspects of Legitimation Activity in Contemporary Brunei.Amsterdam: Vrije Universteit Amersterdam University Press, 1992.

Brown, D E and Donald Brown. “Social Stratification in Brunei.” Southeast Asian Journal of Sociology 3 (1970): 27–38.

“Brunei Makes History with Two Female Deputy Ministers.” New Brunei Daily, 30 January 2018.

“Callahan, Maureen. “Inside the wacky sex obsessed world of Brunei.” New York Post, 10 May 2014.

“Christmas ban to be strictly enforced in Brunei after sharia law introduced.” ABC News, 24 December 2015,

Chuchu, Fatimah binti Hj Awg and Mukul Saxen. “Socio-Cultural Hierarchy in the Palace language of Brunei Darussalam.” Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal 9 (2009): 42.

Cleary, Mark, and Shuang Yann Wong. Oil, Economic Development and Diversification in Brunei Darussalam. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1994.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. “Concluding Observations on the combined initial and second period reports of Brunei Darussalam.” 21 August 2017.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women. “General Recommendation on Women’s Access to Justice.” 23 July 2015,

Cornwell, Tim. “So who’s telling lies: the swinging Sultan or the ‘white slave’ beauty?” The Independent,11 May 1997.

Croissant, Aurel, and Philip Lorenz. Comparative Politics of Southeast Asia. Cham: Springer, 2018.

Damit, Mohd Yusop Hj. “Brunei Darusslam: Steady Ahead.” Southeast Asia Affairs (2004): 63.

Davies, John. Libyan Politics: Tribe and Revolution. London: University of California Press, 1986.

De Vienne, Marie-Sybille. Brunei: From Age of Commerce to Rentier State. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2015.

Edwards, Richard. “Sultan of Brunei’s ex-wife and the £2m con.” The Telegraph, 12 July 2007.

Foot, Timothy. “Brunei’s Bid to be the Islamic Singapore is failing.” ASEAN Today, 10 November 2017.

Gunn, Geoffrey. Language, Power and Ideology in Brunei Darussalam. Athens: Ohio University Centre for International Studies, 1997.

Hajar, Siti. “Sultan Funds K Ayer Houses.” Borneo Bulletin, 12 April 2011.

Hayar, Siti. “Maternity Leave: government to assist the private sector.” Borneo Bulletin, 5 January 2011.

Hayat, Hakim. “Brunei women lucky, but still need more work to raise gender equality.” Borneo Bulletin, 17 December 2017.

Henschke, Rebecca. “Sultan of Yogyakarta: A feminist revolution in an ancient kingdom.” BBC, 1 June 2018,

Horton, A V. “Brunei in 2004: Window-Dressing an Islamizing Sultanate.” Asian Survey 45, no. 1 (2004): 185.

International Court of Justice. “Brunei: New Penal Code a Blueprint for Human Rights Violations.” 27 January 2014,

IGLHRC. Submission to CEDAW: “Discrimination and Violence Against Women in Brunei Darussalam on the Basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender identity.” November 2014.

Juned, Abdul Aziz Bin. The King Who Shapes History. State Mufti’s Office, 2017.

Juned, Abdul Aziz Bin. The Shari’ah Penal Code Order: An Introduction. State Mufti’s Office, 2013.

Kamit, Rabiatul. “Brunei Women third highest paid in the world.” Brunei Times, 4 July 2012.

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Kershaw, Roger. “Marginality then and now: Shifting Patterns of Minority Status in Brunei Darussalam.” Internationales Asienforum 29 (1998): 83.

Kershaw, Roger. “Partners in realism: Britain and Brunei amid recent turbulence.” Asian Affairs 34, no. 1 (2003): 46.

Kershaw, Roger. “The Last Brunei Revolt? A Case Study of Microstate (In)Security.” Internationales Asienforum 42, no. 1 (2011): 107.

Kessler, Clive. Islam and Politics in a Malay State: Kelantan 1838-1969. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1978.

Lauren, Jillian. Some Girls: My Life in a Harem. New York, NY: Penguin, 2010.

Lee, H.P., and Marilyn Pittard, eds. Asia Pacific Judiciaries: Independence, Impartiality and Integrity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Low, K.C. Patrick, and Hajah Zohrah Binti Haji Sulaiman. “Women and human capital – the Brunei Darussalam Perspective.” Educational Research 4 (2013): 91.

Masli, Ubaidillah. “HM pays Respects to Late Parents.” Borneo Bulletin,16 September 2010.

Melayong, Muhammad Hadi Bin Muhammad. “MIB, living foundation of every Bruneian.” Daily Brunei Resources, 10 October 2016.

Millington, Allison. “The incredible life of Brunei’s super-rich Prince, who flies choppers, chills with tiger cubs, and plays polo.” Business Insider, 14 December 2017.

Mohamad, Lyna, and Rokiah Mahmud. “Thousands get more Kurnia.” Borneo Bulletin, 12 June 2018.

Muller, Dominik M. “Sharia Law and the Politics of Faith Control in Brunei Darussalam.” Internationales Asienforum 46 (2015): 313.

Muller, Dominik. “Paradoxical Normativities in Brunei Darussalam and Malaysia.” Asian Survey 56, no. 3 (2016): 415.

“Musawah Comprehensive Fact-Sheet on Muslim Family Laws: Brunei Darussalam.” Submitted to 59th CEDAW Session, October 2014.

“Musawah Thematic Report on Muslim Family law: Brunei Darussalam.”59th CEDAW Session, October 2014.

Neher, Clark, and Ross Marley. Democracy and Development in Southeast Asia. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995.

Neocleous, Mark. “The Problem with Normality: Taking Exception to Permanent Emergency.” Alternatives: Global, Local, Political 31, no. 2 (2006): 191.

Othman, Azlan. “His Majesty Announces Big Changes for Brunei.” Borneo Bulletin, 16 July 2004.

Othman, Azlan. “Imams Warn against Deviationist Teachings.” Borneo Bulletin, 4 January 2004.

Othman, Azlan. “Istana Open House from 2nd Day of Raya.” Borneo Bulletin, 8 September 2010.

Othman, Azlan. “Laws of Islam Seek Blessings Not Oppression.” Borneo Bulletin, 5 November 2013.

O’Neill, Ann W. “Judge Rules Beauty Queen Can’t Sue Sultan.” Los Angeles Times, 26 August 1997.,in%20his%20oil%2Drich%20nation.

“Power Struggle in Brunei?” Asia Sentinel, 8 February 2011.

Raslan, Karim. “How Facebook era made the Monarchies of Malaysia, Brunei Relevant again.” This Week in Asia, 19 October 2017.

Rosli, Syazwani Hj. “MKM hosts legal talk on polygamy, spousal rights.” Borneo Bulletin, 17 March 2017.

“Sex, lies and Sharia Law: The secret life of the Sultan of Brunei.” Sixty Minutes Australia, 23 April 2015.

Talib, Naimah S. “A Resilient Monarchy: the Sultanate of Brunei and Regime Legitimacy in an Era of Democratic Nation-States.” New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies 4, no. 2 (2002): 134.

Tey, Tsun Hang. “Brunei’s Revamped Constitution.” Australian Journal of Asian Law 9, no. 2 (2007): 264.

Thambipillia, Pushpa. “Brunei Darussalam: A Time for Stocktaking.” Southeast Asian Affairs (2015): 64.

Whiting, Amanda, and Carolyn Eva, eds. Mixed Blessings: laws, Religions, and Women’s Rights in the Asia-Pacific Region. Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 2006.

“The World’s Largest Divorce Settlement.” The New Scotsman, 4 February 2003.

Winzeler, Robert L, ed. Indigenous Peoples and the State: Politics, Land, and Ethnicity in the Malayan Peninsula and Borneo. New Haven: Yale University Southeast Asia Studies, 1998.

Yahya, Yazdi. “Censorship is Still Important.” The Brunei Times, 19 November 2007.

Zeveloff, Julie. “The Royals of Brunei Lead Lives of Almost Incomprehensible Wealth.” Business Insider, 9 May 2014.