Syariah Court Statistics
Based on the Syariah Court's statistics, there was a sharp increase of cases registered at the said court in 2022 compared to the previous year.
There were 2 thousand 473 Mal cases recorded at the Syariah High Court in 2022 compared to one thousand 213 cases in 2021.
Meanwhile, there were one thousand 393 Mal cases recorded at the Syariah Subordinate Court nationwide in 2022 compared to 957 cases in 2021.
Whereas criminal cases at Syariah High Court decreased from 205 cases in 2021 to 147 cases in 2022.
For criminal cases registered at Syariah Subordinate Court nationwide, there were 429 cases in 2022 compared to 225 cases in 2021.
At the Syariah Appeal Court, 3 Mal cases were recorded in 2022 and 2021.
3 criminal cases were recorded at the Syariah Appeal Court in 2022 compared to 2 cases in 2021.
Meanwhile, divorce cases nationwide increased from 409 cases in 2021 to 593 cases in 2022.
Whereas nationwide divorce cases outside of Court without Court approval in 2021 to 2022 were at 187 cases.
Source: Radio Television Brunei