This blog is the genuine Sabah Claim Society. We are Philippine patriots who have grouped together from around the world and who created the Sabah Claim Society group originally on Facebook on 15 July and counted close to 6, members. Please be warned that the said group of individuals, we believe, are in fact con artists out to "claim" Sabah for "get rich quick" reasons and are not genuine Philippine patriots. Their motive, we have discovered, is to be able to convince Malaysians that they are genuine Sulu royalty and pro-Philippine Sabah claim supporters in order to extract from Malaysia which has control of Sabah today a premium for letting go of the Sabah claim. Well, truth is buoyant as one of the Admins would say
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In the light of the Report of the agreement reached between the Government of Malaya and the Government of Singapore, the British and Malayan Government decided principle that, subject to the necessary legislation, the proposal Federation of Malaysia should be brought into being by the 31st August Its task was to work out the future constitutional arangements, including safeguards for the special interests of North Borneo and Sarawak to cover such matters as religious freedom, education, representation in the Federal Parliarment the position of the indigenous races, control of immigration, citizenship and the State Constitutions.
Lim Beng Siew, and Mr. The first Sub-committe meeting was held in Jesselton on the 8th October, and the series of meeting concluded with Plenary meeting in Kuala Lumpur on the 18th, 19th and 20th Desember. A list of the meeting held and the delegates who took part is at Annex D. The recommendation of the Inter-Governmental Committe, in so far as they are not full covered in the body of this Report are set out in Annex A, and with respect to the Public Service in Annex B.
The Federation will consist of the States of existing Federation of Malaya, Sabah at present known as North Borneo , Sarawak, and Singapore and also agreement is reached on the admission of Brunei, that State, The name of the Federation shall be Malaysia.
The Committe noted the mention stated in paragraph 4 of the joint public statement Annex C to conclude a formal agreement embodying detailed constitutional arrangements including safeguards for the special interests of North Borneo and Sarawak.
The Committee examined the Constitution of the Federation of Malaya and this Report seta out the amendements, including trasitional provisions which the Committee considers will be neceeary to meet the requirements of North Borneo and Sarawak hereinafter referred to as the Borneo States and, subject to these and the amendements necessary in relation to any other new State, accepts that the Constitution of the Federation of Malaysia will be based upon the Constitution of the Federation of Malaya as it applies in relation to the States which are at present States of the Federation of Malaya.
This Report will be laid more the Legislative Council of North Borneo and the Council Negeri of Sarawak if it is approved by those Councils, the draft of the formal agreement will be drawn up and initialled by representative of the United Kingdom, the Federation of Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak. The Committee recognised that the nature of the constitutional arrangements to gevern the relationship of the State of Singapore to the Federation of Malaya was not matter within its term of reference.
Consequently in few watexts the recommendations are formulated in gerenal term applicable to the whole of Malaysia and the Committee has expressed the hope that these recommendations will be acceptable in relation to Singapore and, should Brunei join the Federation, that State.
In certain respects the Committee agreed that the requirements of the Borneo States could appropriately be met by undertaking or assurances to be given the Government of the Federation of Malaya rather than by Constitutional provisions, and these are mentioned in the appropriate sections of this Report. The committee agreed that the more important undertakings should be included in the formal agreement and envisaged that other undertakings and assurances might be dealt with in exchanges of letters between the Government concerned.
Any grants paid out by the Malaysian Goverment from the proceeds of lotteries conducted by the Social and Welfare Services Lotteries Board would not be regarded as payment made from Federal revenue in this respect.
File:Report of the commission of enquirynorth borneo & sarawak & igc 1962.pdf
The idea of a political association between Malaya, Singapore and the three Borneo territories of North Borneo, Sarawak and Brunei has been discussed many years. On the 27th May, , the Prime Minister of the Federation of Malaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman, in a speech at a Press luncheon in Singapore, spoke favourably about the practical possibility of such an association. In the meantime, on the 23rd August, , broad agreement had been reached in principle between the Prime Ministers of the Federation of Malaya and Singapore for a merger of the two territories. A Memorandum setting out Heads of Agreement for the proposed merger was published as a Singapore White Paper  on the 15th November, The London discussions were held from the 20th—22nd November, , and a Joint Statement by the British and Malayan Governments was issued on the 23rd November, In the light of a full study of the problem which has been going on for some months, the British and Malayan Governments are convinced that this is a desirable aim. The Ministers took note with satisfaction of the Heads of Agreement recently negotiated between the Goverments of Malaya and Singapore for the merging of the State of Singapore with the Federation.
Powered by Blogger. It was also responsible for the subsequent drafting of the Constitution of Malaysia prior to the formation of Malaysia on 16 September Report The Commission released its findings, report and recommendations on 1 August It concluded that the formation of Malaysia should be implemented. However, Lord Cobbold also stressed that all parties enter the federation as equal partners.
Malaysia, Report of the Inter-Governmental Committee, 1962
Report The Commission released its findings, report and recommendations on 1 August It concluded that the formation of Malaysia should be implemented. However, Lord Cobbold also stressed that all parties enter the federation as equal partners. The findings were summarised by Lord Cobbold as follows: About one-third of the population of each territory strongly favours early realisation of Malaysia without too much concern about terms and conditions. Another third, many of them favourable to the Malaysia project, ask, with varying degrees of emphasis, for conditions and safeguards varying in nature and extent: the warmth of support among this category would be markedly influenced by a firm expression of opinion by Governments that the detailed arrangements eventually agreed upon are in the best interests of the territories. The remaining third is divided between those who insist on independence before Malaysia is considered and those who would strongly prefer to see British rule continue for some years to come.