Planned Constitutional amendment will give Sarawak power to decide on definition of 'native', says Wan Junaidi


KUCHING: Sarawak will have the power to decide the definition of "native" or indigenous people through state laws if a proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution is approved.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the amendment would seek to remove the definition of ethnic groups deemed native to Sarawak in Article 161A.

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