agreed to the formation of Malaysia on condition that state rights were safeguarded. 386 141, isbn, retrieved 16 September 2010 a b c d tockwell,. 9 Point 6: Immigration edit Control over immigration into any part of Malaysia from outside should rest with the Central Government but entry into North Borneo should also require the approval of the State Government. There have been numerous calls for the 20-point memorandum to be reviewed so as to take into account social, economic, and political changes over time.
9 10 Point 14: Transitional period edit This should be seven years and during such period legislative power must be left with the State of North Borneo by the Constitution and not be merely delegated to the State Government by the Federal Government. 9 10 Point 18: Name of Head of State edit Yang di-Pertua Negara. 8 9 Point 2: Language edit.(2004 British Documents on the End of Empire, B, 8, Norwich, UK: TSO (The Stationery Office. . 9 10 Point 12: Special position of indigenous races edit In principle the indigenous races of North Borneo should enjoy special rights analogous to those enjoyed by Malays in Malaya, but the present Malaya formula in this regard is not necessarily applicable in North Borneo. A Joint Statement issued by the British and Malayan Federal Governments on 23 November 1961 announced that before coming to any final decision it was necessary to ascertain the views of the peoples of North Borneo and Sarawak. Tockwell (2004.377 a b tockwell,. They believe that the head of state of Sabah being known as "Yang di-Pertua Negara" between 19upports this view. This gained support from Sarawak. Blaustein,.P., Flanz,.H.(1971). 13 Dr Jeniri Amir from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (unimas) stated that Sarawak and Sabah has no right to secede from the federation according to Point. 9 10 Point 10: Citizenship edit The recommendation in paragraph 148(k) of the Report of the Cobbold Commission should govern the citizenship rights in the Federation of North Borneo subject to the following amendments: a) sub-paragraph (i) should not contain the proviso as to five. "sabah, S'WAK secession: Really just a 'vocal minority' or is Putrajaya lying to itself?". Archived from the original (pdf) on 4 September 2012.