Proceedings of the 2016 International Seminar on Education Innovation and Economic Management (SEIEM 2016)

Historical Development of the Federalism System in Malaysia: Post-Independence

Authors
Wan Kamal Mujani, Wan Hamdi Wan Sulaiman
Corresponding Author
Wan Kamal Mujani
Available Online December 2016.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/seiem-16.2016.132How to use a DOI?
Keywords
History, Federalism, Malaysia, Post-independence
Abstract
This article discusses the development of the federalism system in Malaysia post-Independence. Before the idea of a constitution was conceived through the Reid Commission, the concept of federalism had already permeated Malaya's administration system through the Treaty of Federation of Malaya but it had not been applied sustainably. After the Reid Commission meetings, the Malaysian government administration was strengthened by the federalism system through the Constitution of Malaysia. This paper aims to investigate the history of the implementation of the federalism system in Malaysia post-Independence. The entire research uses qualitative methods through literature review i.e. historical study and content analysis methods such as an in-depth review of the books in question. This paper finds that after Independence, the federalism system became the foundation of the Malaysian government administration.
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