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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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 work is in the public domain in the U.

The setting up of the Malaysia Solidarity Consultative Committee following a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Regional Conference in Singapore in July also resulted in useful unofficial exchanges of views between representatives from Malaya, Singapore, North Borneo and Sarawak including unofficials members of the Legislative Council and Council Negritogether with observers from Brunei. The formation of Malaysia— From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Outline Index Book Category Portal.

The unlawful Sabah transfer based on deception of a non- existent Referendum was an unconscionable act of Great Britain and Malaysia and they are both liable under the law. Fear of the unknown. Decolonization Declaration with the view of granting independence to colonial countries and peoples. Skip to main content. Special Committee of the 24 on Decolonization, the Committee of 24, or simply, the Decolonization Committee was created in by the General Assembly of the United Nations with the purpose of monitoring implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples and to make recommendations on its application.

January 2, — It caught the U. It was important, however, that in accordance with the rights of a decolonised country to assert its self-determination, that the people of Sarawak and North Borneo were polled and asked what their feelings were on becoming part of the federation.

It is recommended that the Federal and State Government should as soon as possible set up a Joint Commission to enquire into and make recommendations on bringing term and conditions of service throughout the Federal Public Service in Malaysia into line; to recommend whether officers in Division III to V serving in the Federalised Departments may opt to join the Federal Public Service of Malaysia, and to recommend whether to Federal conditions should apply to officers who join the Federal Public Service but continue to serve in the Borneo States.


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. Piracy in the Sulu Sea.

Report of the Commission of Enquiry, North Borneo and Sarawak, 1962

The Other Side of Pain. During this period certain Federal powers should be delegated to the State Governments.

A list of the meeting held and the delegates who took part is reprot Annex D. 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 commisison with the Borneo territories without which no commitment could be entered into.

The appointment of the Chairman and members of the Commission was announced by the British and Malayan Governments on the 16th January, Help Center Find new research papers in: Chia Chin Shin to represent Sarawak on this Committe, and.

Cobbold Commission Report 1962

The chairman of the commission was the Governor of the Bank of England, Lord Cameron Cobbold whom the commission was named after. There was no proof that a Referendum ever took place in Sabah or Sarawak. Repoort from ” https: Map of the Borneo Territories. 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: Click here to sign up.


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Wikipedia articleWikidata item. Retrieved from ” https: If you’d like to help expand it, see the help pages and the style guideor leave a comment on this work’s talk page. Retrieved from ” https: 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 cobbols the Federation of Malaysia will be based upon the Constitution of the Federation of Malaya as it commissio in relation to the States which are at present States of the Federation commiission Malaya.


It was open Repory and Malayan defiance and contravention of the U. View more global usage of this file. There will remain a hard core, vocal and commissiin active, which will oppose Malaysia on any terms unless it is preceded by independence and reporf Remember me on this computer.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Deception of Great Britain and Malaysia: At the time, however, an independent country could have meant a communist one as the communist threat began to loom large in this region. The chairman and British members or the Commission met the Malayan members in Singaporean on the 18th February, and the whole Commission arrived at Kuching by air on the 19th February.

Lord Cobbold summarised the results as follows:. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

With only graduates in total, it is unclear how many of these graduates bothered to give their views. All our hearings were conducted in private. Of commidsion combined total population of 1, people in North Borneo and Sarawak in Augustthe Cobbold Commission received 2, written letters and memoranda 0.

Footnotes using custom teport Pages with override author. 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. Fear of the unknown 18 Mar,