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Compulsory Education Age

6–15 is where a child has not yet attained the age of 15 years (Compulsory Education Act § 2)

Legal Status

The Compulsory Education Act (B.L.R.O. 6/2011, CAP. 210) states that all children residing in Brunei are to regularly attend a government school (§ 3). However, the law also allows the Permanent Secretary to authorize a student’s absence from a government school (§ 3.3.a).