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Sarawak Customs Ceremony is led by the Head of Council and Deputy Head of Council. The Secretary of the Council is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Council who is responsible for the day-to-day affairs of the Council, coordination and supervision of research activities and implementation of decisions made by the Council Board.

Sarawak Native Customs is led by the Head of Council. The Secretary of the Council is the Chief Administrative Officer (CEO) of the Council who is responsible for the day-to-day affairs of the Council, coordination and supervision of research activities and implementation of decisions made by the Council Board.

The members of the Council Board consist of the Council Head, representatives from the Council Head Department and no more than six members from various Dayak groups.

There are four research sections: Iban, Bidayuh, Orang Ulu and Melanau. Each research section is headed by a Head Research Section.

Council For Native Customs And Traditions

Lot 10176, Block 59,

Muara Tuang Land District

Jalan Dato Mohammad Musa

94300  KOTA SAMARAHAN

Telefon   :+6082-662367/ 662368

Fax         :+6082-662375

Website  : https://nativecustoms.sarawak.gov.my/

Email      : mais@sarawak.gov.my

Our Service

1. Codification Of Native Customs and traditions into Customary Laws.

2. Review and Amendment Of Customary Laws.

3. Administrator and coordinator of Natives Marriage Electronics System (NAMES).

4. Marital status checking 'ON LINE' of spouses using NAMES.

5. Certify the validity of marriages and divorces  under Native Customary Law.

6. Provision of materials and other references for research.

7. Student attachment for industrial training.

8. Talk on customs and traditions.

9. Interpretation of Customary Laws.

10. Advisory services on customs and traditions.

 

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Welcome and a very warm greeting to the official website of Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak (MAIS)

Advancement in the information technology nowadays has made access to our MAIS website expeditiously and with ease. This website provides an insight regarding the roles and functions of Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak.


The website is designed to discriminate information relating to the roles and functions and organization structure of Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak. On the other hand, it also provides information on the services offered as well as the various programmes and activities that have been carried out.

 

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About Us

Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak deals with all matters relating to the customary laws and Adat of the various natives of Sarawak other than Malays or natives who profess Islamic religion. " Adat " means a native custom or body of customs to which lawful effect has not been given thereto under the Native Customs (Declaration) Ordinance, 1996 (Cap.22) or any other written law and shall be deemed to include the tradition and culture of the natives.


The authority conferred upon the Majlis is vested under the Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak Ordinance 1977 together with three (3) other subsidiary legislations as below:

(i) Native Courts Ordinance 1992

(ii) The Native Courts Rules 1993 and

(iii) Native Customs (Declaration) Ordinance 1996.

 

Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak deals with all matters relating to the customary laws and Adat of the various natives of Sarawak other than Malays or natives who profess Islamic religion. " Adat " means a native custom or body of customs to which lawful effect has not been given thereto under the Native Customs (Declaration) Ordinance, 1996 (Cap.22) or any other written law and shall be deemed to include the tradition and culture of the natives.

 

The authority conferred upon the Majlis is vested under the Majlis Adat Istiadat Sarawak Ordinance 1977 together with three (3) other subsidiary legislations as below:

(i) Native Courts Ordinance 1992

(ii) The Native Courts Rules 1993 and

(iii) Native Customs (Declaration) Ordinance 1996.

Our Mission

As the custodian to preserve, nurture and promote the customary laws and adat of the natives of Sarawak.

Our Vision

The authority on Adat.

 

Council for Native Customs & Traditions

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