Information and Safety Tips
1. The Royal Brunei Police Force (hotline 993 or to the nearest police station)
1. How to stay safe online whilst using social media such as Facebook?
- - Don’t share your password with anyone & change it often.
- - Keep your personal information private.
- - Only accept friend requests from people you know & Add friends whom you know well in person.
- - Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your parents or teacher to see.
- - Learn about privacy settings, and review them often.
- - Close the chat or leave the chartroom as soon as you feel uncomfortable with that chat.
- - Say “No” firmly if someone asks to meet with you in person.
- - Tell your parents or teachers about the incident.
- - Use a nickname that does not show your real name, sex or age.
- - Send photos or videos only to people you know well in person.
- Keep your passwords to email or other online accounts private.
- Protect your mobile phone from being stolen.
- Ask your parents for permission before giving out any of your personal information.
2. How can the new amendment on Dharar Syar'ie or Domestic Violence help you ?
You can lodge your complaint to these 3 agencies:-
- 2. Community Development Department (JAPEM); or
- 3. Family Advice Division
- - You can live in house of safety (Welfare Home) if you do not feel safe at home.
- - You can apply for an Protection Order (PO) from Syariah Court (for Muslims) or the Civil Court (for non Muslims).
- - You can apply from the court to add the power to arrest to that order, if you are worried that the abuser will hurt
- you again.
- - If you are a guardian to a victim of abuse, ( for example your child or anyone with special needs), you can apply
- for Protection Order for them.
- If the abuser disobey the order, he/she can be punish by the court.?
3. How can you help victims of Domestics Violence?
- As a friend, tell them that they are not alone. Victim of abuse always feels that they have no one to talk to about their
problem and that no one can understand. Be honest with them, tell them of your suspicion and encourage them to talk
and share their problem with you.
- Be a ‘phone buddy’. Victim of abuse always feels isolated and are always not allowed to go out.
- Read and distribute leaflet or information to them. Discuss the matter with other people. You can help more people if
you have more knowledge on the problem of domestic violence.
- Discuss with the victim on the options that they can take and help them plan on what to do if there is an emergency
- Show that you believe them and show your support regardless of what decisions they take.
- Help them and the people under their care to be safe when needed and call the police (either from the police hotline
993 or to the nearest police station, or call JAPEM hotline 141).
- You can help them transport their personal belongings to the place of safety.
- You can help look after their children when they have an appointment to see their lawyers, attend court hearing or if
they are going for an interview.
- You can accompany them during police investigation or court hearing and show your support to them.
- You can help them find a house.
- You can help transport their personal belongings from the place of safety to their new home.
- Always remember to call the police if you hear a neighbour who might be a victim of domestic violence.
- Don’t be a silent witness.?
4. Human Trafficking Indicators ?
- Is the victim in possession of identification and travel documents; if not, who has control of the documents?
- Was the victim coached on what to say to law enforcement and immigration officials?
- Was the victim recruited for one purpose and forced to engage in some other job?
- Is the victim’s pay being garnished without legitimate reasons?
- Is the victim forced to perform sexual acts?
- Does the victim have freedom of movement?
- Has the victim or family been threatened with harm if the victim attempts to escape?
- Has the victim been threatened with deportation or law enforcement action?
- Has the victim been harmed / abused / deprived of food, water, sleep, medical care or other life necessities?
- Can the victim freely contact friends or family?
- Is the victim under 18 years old and has engaged / intends to engage in commercial sex?
- Is the victim allowed to socialize or attend religious services?
5. Safety Rules For Bringing Liquids, Aerosol And Gels In Hand Carried Luggage For Passenger On International Flights
- Every liquid, aerosol or gel which are hand-carried must not be above 100ml or 100grm. It must be carried in a visible or
transparent plastic bag with the capacity of 1 litre. The plastic bag must be sealed tightly and each passenger is only
allowed to carry one plastic bag of the quantity of 1 ltr.
- You may still carry prescription medicines through the screening point. Baby product and non-prescription medicines that
you need for the flight are also allowed. However, proof of need may be required.
- Any liquid, aerosol or gel which are more than 100ml (100grm) is allowed via check-in baggage. Please prepare your
plastic bag beforeyou check-in. This will provide you ample time to put any containers that are too big in your check-in
# You may carry liquids by following these simple steps: Before check in:-
• Sort through any liquids, aerosol and gels that you plan to take with you on the flight. If possible, do this before you leave for the
• All liquids, aerosol and gels that you intend to take in your carry-on baggage must be in containers 100ml in volume or smaller. (This
is about equal 100gm in weight).
• Any counters larger than 100ml will need to be packed into your check-in baggage or left behind.
• Partially filled containers larger than 100ml will not be accepted.
• Place the containers that you want to take in your carry on baggage into a transparent, re-sealable plastic bag.
• The bag must be on greater than one litre in size, for example 20x20cm or 15x25cm. You can purchase these bags at supermarket or