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High Court rules Ibans have acquired native customary rights (NCR) over land in their area

Malaysia: The High Court on 11 August declared that Iban landowners in Kpg Spaoh, Kpg Menat Ulu and Kpg Menat Illi in Gedong, Simunjan have acquired native customary rights (NCR) over land in their area which had been alienated by the government to several companies through provisional leases and issuance of forest licence.

The High Court also declared that the issuance of the forest licence and provisional land leases on the said NCR land are null and void. [node:read-more:link]

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