Review of Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954 being carried out

Published on 18 Sep 2023 7:44:15 PM

The government is conducting a review of the Aboriginal Peoples Act 1954 (Act 134) which among others involved registering marriage and land ownership of the Orang Asli community.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said as a start, a legal framework development study and mechanism for the administration of Orang Asli marriage and divorce customs in Peninsula Malaysia has commenced on Sept 15.