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Part III Southern Asia, 14 Malaysia »

Tan Sri Cecil Abraham, Thayananthan Baskaran
From: Asia Arbitration Handbook
Edited By: Michael J Moser, John Choong
14.01 The British-ruled territories of the Malayan Peninsula formed the Federation of Malaya in 1948 which became an independent State on 31 August 1957. Malaysia was formed on 1 September 1963 when the former British colonies of Singapore and the East Malaysian States of Sabah and Sarawak on the northern coast of Borneo joined the Federation. In 1965, Singapore left the Federation and became an independent State. 14.02 Malaysia practises parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch, His Majesty the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong, as the Supreme Head of the...