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The first draft was examined and discussed by the Drafting Committee; the second. 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.

These Testimonials are only proofs of marriage and divorce respectively. Authorised translation of Adat Bidayuh. Ground for divorce and provisions for child maintenance have been revised and updated to meet the trend of modem social development. XUX 26th May, No.

Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak revamping Adat Bidayuh 1994

In the event that the adoption is annulled. There shall be three uni of measurement as follows: Under bidayuu Adat, the practice of providing prosis immediately after the event is not an admission of guilt on the part of 19944 person concerned.

Apart from the Adat Bidayuh, an application for maintenance can also be made in the civil court under the Married Women and Children Maintenance Act, Act Some 93 Bidayuh community leaders, comprising Pemanca, Penghulu and village chiefs from Siburan and Padawan areas, participated in the four-day workshop which ended yesterday.


Failing to erect the posts buruh pudo’. Using another person’s bomebold property pingabah. However, once the adoption has been registered, it can only be annulled by the order of the High Court. October 24,Friday at 3: The moderators of the workshop were officers from Mais; namely Bati, Philip Tonis, Suimi Kinseng and Midil Dimang, who touched on the different laws of the community. Any breach against customs and taboos shall be subject to takud or restitution, and provision shall be I buah.

Whoever deals with the Adat Bidayuh must be mindful of the aforesaid Ordinances as well as other existing written laws. Therefore, remedial action must be taken immediately by offering ritual propitiation. This Order may be cited as the Adat Bidayuh Order,and shall come into force on the 1st day of June, Example A shooting accident during a hunting expedition is a criminal offence under the Penal Code.

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. 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.

Native Courts System

Marriage between persons within certain prohibited degrees of relationship is permitted only after undergoing the ritual of nai raban. Proper conduct in accordance with the adat is believed to maintain the community in a state of balance or ritual well-being with the gods and spirits. 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.


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Marriage between persons within the prohibited degrees of relationship, and incest or gross indecency are serious offences affecting the Bidayuh community. One kati shall be equivalent to RMl. Chapter VI deals with customs relating to death. 194 I contains the definitions of words and expressions used in the main body of the Adat Bidayuh. Terminologies from the budayuh groups of Bidayuh have been collected and identified. Report “Adat Bidayuh “. Please help us to share our service with your friends.

The primary function of the adat in the Bidayuh society is to maintain a harmonious relationship among members of the community and to preserve the physical and spiritual well-being of the kupuo.

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We need your help to maintenance this website. All secular fines shall be paid to the Government All takud shall go to the aggrieved party and prosis to the community, unless otherwise stated.

N Richards were re-written to ensure that established adatomitted by him were included in the present volume.