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Issues of customary land for Orang Asli in Malaysia

Zainal Abidin, Zainal Zulhilmi and Seow, Ta Wee (2013) Issues of customary land for Orang Asli in Malaysia. In: 1st FPTP Postgraduate Seminar 2013, 23 December 2013, Fakulti Pengurusan Teknologi dan Perniagaan, UTHM .


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The Human Rights Commission has received about 500 complaints related to the issue of customary land, along the 11 day consultation National Inquiry on Customary Land Rights conducted in the state. Development in rural areas has created conflict among land developers and local communities. The main objective of this paper is describing customary land issues that occur among indigenous people in Malaysia. This paper is based on literature analysis was conducted to explain the issues and problems of conflict of ancestral lands in Malaysia. Among the issues discussed were the cause of conflicts of customary land in Malaysia, the legal system of land management and measures to address the issue of settlement lands that happen. The findings are expected to gain knowledge on the issue of ancestral land that took place between the government and the community involved.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Orang Asli; conflict; customary land
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD101-1396 Land use
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2014 07:29
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2014 07:29
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5828
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