Native Court and Customary Law of Sabah (with Cases and Decisions)
This 2015 Edition continues in this tradition with most of the original articles intact and additional material added to reflect the growth and development in the system.
The first edition of this book was published in 1993. It provided an important collection of written material on native law and custom for the guidance and reference of the Native Courts. This 2015 Edition continues in this tradition with most of the original articles intact and additional material added to reflect the growth and development in the system. Native law and custom have played important roles in the daily lives of the natives of Sabah. When the British Chartered Company acquired the territory that was to constitute the present-day Sabah from the Sultan of Sulu, there already existed a system of administration of justice based on native law and custom. This system was later institutionalized by the British through the establishment of Native Courts which survived till this day.
Table of contents
Part 1 :
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Native Law in Sabah and Sarawak
Chapter 3 Discussion on the Native Court Ordinance
Chapter 4 Native Law in Sabah
Chapter 5 Review of Native Courts Enactment, 1992
Chapter 6 Native Courts and the Construction of Modern
Legal Thinking in Sabah: A Case Study
Chapter 7 Common Law Native Title In Malaysia: Selected Issues For Forest Stakeholders
Chapter 8 Native Court Enactment
Part 2 : Judgments of the Native Court of Appeal [1994 to 2009]
Part 3 : Relevant Judgment of Cases on Native Custom & Laws