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Damaging abe wall and otber household property of bori. Under the Adat Bidayuh, it is important to distinguish between offences against the rules of social behavior and breaches ainst customs and taboos. The rationale behind it is that, if during the period of the court proceedings or delay in such proceedings, someone in the community suddenly falls sick or die, the offender shall be liable, under the adat, to additional takud and prosis.

XUX 26th May, No. Failing to erect the posts buruh pudo’. Under the Bidayuh custom, an adopted child has the same position.

Provided that, in the case of any conflict between the authorised translation and the authorised English version of the Adat Bidayuh, the latter shall prevail. Building Initiatives in Indigenous Heritage Category: October 24,Friday at 3: Section 19 b of the Native Courts Ordinance,empowers a Native Court to direct payment of penalty or such part thereof to the aggrieved party. Using another person’s bomebold property pingabah.

There shall be three uni of measurement as follows: With regards to enforcement of fines, sections 17 1 and 18 1 of the Native Courts Ordinance, empowers a Native Court to order payment of penalty or compensation and in default, to commit the offender to imprisonment.

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Whenever there is a breach of farming rites, immediate propitiation measures must be taken to appease the spirits in order to ensure the well-being of the crops. Rules of social behaviour must be strictly adhered to by both members and visitors. N Richards were re-written to ensure that established adatomitted by him were included in the present volume. We need your help! Its Bidayuh section head Bati Juram said in view of this, the council was conducting workshops in Lundu, Bau, Kuching and Serian districts to receive feedback and inputs from the community.


Report “Adat Bidayuh “. Disturbing the site for bolang romin pinyabul. Example A shooting accident during a hunting expedition is a criminal offence under the Penal Code.

Sibarang sun fish from anod1a’ Where an offence falls within the ambit of the Penal Code or other written laws, the matter shall be dealt with by the relevant criminal or civil court However, where the offence required a ritual propitiation, such as ptosis; the offender shall immediately provide for it, irrespective of whether he is convicted or acquitted of such an offence by the criminal court.

Many of the adat compiled by AJ. However, if t8e person presiding in a Native Court is not a Magistrate, and the offender refuses to pay any penalty imposed by such court, section 18 2 provides that- the person presiding in that Native Court shall report the matter to a Magistril’te who shall have the power to enforce the decision of the said Native Court.

Please help us to share our service with your friends. In the conleXt of Adat Bidayuh, takud means a form of restitution. This Order may be cited as the Adat Bklayuh Order,and shall come into force on the 1st day of June, Thank you for interesting in our services. First, the ingredient of settlement or restoration provided by the offender to the injured party in terms of buah to estore the ‘balance’ between two individuals.

Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak revamping Adat Bidayuh 1994

What do you think of this story? The Adoption Testimonial is only proof of an adoption. Marriage between persons within certain prohibited degrees of relationship is bidayuy only after undergoing the ritual of nai raban.

Any breach of the adat must be corrected immediately to avert aday displeasure. Under the Adat, the practice of providing prosis immediately after the event is not an admission of guilt on the part of the person concerned. Meanwhile, Bidayuh Temenggong for Kuching Division Austin Dimin Niyon said it would be good for church leaders to work closely with village chiefs in explaining and addressing social issues affecting the community.


According to the customs of the Bidayuh, the dead shall be buried at a recognized cemetery. However, it is to be remembered that a person can only seek maintenance in the civil court if the same subject matter has not been dealt with by the Native Court. We are a non-profit group that run this website to share documents. Chapter I contains the definitions of words and expressions used in the main body of the Adat Bidayuh.

PuUiDg down posts pirubuh.

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Driving away any member of the bolang romin. Bati also pointed out that Mais was working with other government departments like Land and Survey Department, National Registration Department and Immigration Department to rectify problems faced by the community. Setting fisbing apparatus in a river already reserved lUUIdung. With the power given under the Native Courts Ordinance, to the Native Courts to impose punishment including prison sentence for cri inal offences, it is now possible to make a distinction between offences against the rules of social behavior and breaches against customs and tab os.

The past practice of getting a cut from fines by the Adag Kupuo and the Ketua Masyarakat shall cease forthwith, because at present, the Piayuh Kupuo and the Ketua Masyarakat are respectively receiving honorari s allowance bidayhu a bidayuj salary scheme of service.