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Sabah or North Borneo is owned by the Sultanate of Sulu. Sabah was rented by BNBC in 1878 from the Sultan of Sulu and later turned to British Government for administration. when the company ceased to exist, respectively the political power of the Sultanate of Sulu was diminished by U. S government when they sponsored an independence on part of the Sulu archipelago islands bought from the Spanish in 1898.

This create a misunderstanding when Manuel Quezon declared not to recognized the political power of the Sultanate of Sulu and it''s heirs for the fear that a similar case will be filed against other part of Sulu archipelago which also own by the Sultanate of Sulu in the Philippines. The case filed by the heirs against Malaysia won on 1939 in the High Court of North Borneo under Mckaskie judgment declaring the ownership of Sabah by the Sultanate of Sulu heirs and the continuance of rental.

Malaysia continue the administration of Sabah upon their independence in 1963 to this day as per legal and historical facts serving as evidence. Malaysia is continually trying to deviate that political control and ownership of the land is the same. political sovereignty and proprietary sovereignty is being mix up until today , no clear indication that this issue will be settled between Malaysia and the leadership of the Sultanbate of Sulu standing now as ecclesiastical government.
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