Legislative Programme, CABINET. BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION. Mpmnr^ndum by the .. THE COBBOLD COMMISSION REPORT. () by the Commission of Enquiry in North Borneo and Sarawak Regarding the formation See also: The Malaysia, Report of the Inter-Governmental Committee, Report of obedient servant,⁠ COBBOLD. ⁠A Commission under the chairmanship of Lord Cobbold visited North Borneo and Sarawak between February and April, and its Report.

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It was basically a Commission of Enquiry set up to find out whether the people of Sabah and Sarawak agreed to create the Federation of Malaysia which comprises Malaya, Brunei, Singapore, Sabah 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.

We thus held 50 hearings at 35 different centres 10 centres in Sarawak and 15 in North Borneo.

Malaysia, Report of the Inter-Governmental Committee, 1962

Lord Cobbold summarised the results as follows:. Remember me on this computer. The Malaysian Federation was fraudulent and must be nullified.

History of East Malaysia. The Mission is convinced that the time devoted to hearings and the number of localities visited was adequate and enabled it to fully carry out its terms of references.

In Miri, an anti-Malaysia riot also took a violent turn when the UN team arrived from Sibu cobbild Aug 29, where anti-Malaysia rioters clashed with the police. As we trace back the days before we declared our mutual partnership, the Cobbold Commission was an essential key to ensuring the cooperation of all states to unite under one flag.

The Special Committee on Decolonization also known as the U. After the Second World War, the United Nations General Assembly made a proclamation on 14 December to grant colonised countries their independence and the right to self-determination. 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: If the conditions and reservations which commissiob have put forward could be substantially met, the second category referred to above would generally support the proposals.


Special Committee of the 24 on Decolonization, the Committee of 24, or simply, the Decolonization Committee was created in by the General Assembly of repory United Nations with the purpose of monitoring implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples rpeort to make recommendations on its application.

Tunku Abdul Rahman’s constructive proposals were welcomed by the British Government, and it was announced on the 13th October that he had accepted an invitation to come to London in November for discussions with the object of reaching an understanding on the broad issues and to prepare the way for consultation with the Borneo territories without which no commitment could be entered into.

But certain of the Committee’s recommendations, for example regarding the composition of the Federal Supreme Court, and the establishment of territorial High Courts are in some respects necessarily of general application and in other respect such that a considerable degree of uniformity is clearly durable.

About one-third of the population of each territory strongly favours early realisation of Malaysia without too much concern about terms and conditions. Our itinerary Appendix A had been so planned that representatives from every District in each Territory had an opportunity to meet the Commission at selected District centres.

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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. Chia Chin Shin to represent Sarawak on this Committe, and.


This was a subterfuge by Malaysian and British politicians to contravene the U. Public domain Public domain false false. If the conditions and reservations which they have put forward could be substantially met, the second category referred to above would generally support the proposals.

This resulted in Sabah illegal transfer to Malaysia. Great Britain and Malaysia are both liable for their perversion of the course of justice. These parties reasoned that the Chairman, Lord Cobbold was a joint choice by the Malayan and British Governments, and of the four members, two were nominated by the British government and two by the Malayan government.

All persons who wished to submit written memoranda to the Commission were invited to do so, In response to this invitation we received some 2, letters and mernoranrla nearly in North Bonteo and over 1, in Sarawak from town boards, district council, associations of many kinds, political parties, chambers of commerce, trade unions.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It was noted that the agreement of the Government of the Federation to the recommendations contained in this report is subject to the consent of Conference of Rulers to the proposed amendemants to Articles 38, 70 and being obtained before the coclusion of the formal agreement referred to in paragraph II.

It became a British colony. Legal Meaning of the Term cobbolr. There will remain a hard core, vocal and politically active, which will oppose Malaysia on any terms unless it is preceded by independence and self-government: On Feb 19, The Cobbold Commission arrived in Kuching from where they began public hearings at 35 centres in both Sabah and Sarawak.

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