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YEAR 8

CLASSWORK 7

THE WRITTEN CONSTITUTION OF 1959

10 MARKS

1. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE COMMITTEE FORMED IN 1953? (1)

- TUJUH SERANGKAI.

2. GIVE THE MAIN AIMS OF THE COMMITTEE? (2)

- FIND OUT PEOPLE’S VIEWS ON THE IDEA OF WRITTEN CONSTITUTION


FOR BRUNEI.

- PREPARE A DETAILED REPORT FOR THE SULTAN.

3. WHAT WAS THE AIM OF THE MAY 1954 MEETING? (1)

- TO DISCUSS THE FINDINGS OF THE ‘TUJUH SERANGKAI’ COMMITTEE

RESUME TEACHING

4. WHO REPRESENTED THE BRITISH IN THE MARCH 1959 LONDON


DELEGATION? (1)

- SIR ALLAN LENNOX – BOYD, THE SECRETARY OF STATE OF THE


COLONIES.

5. WHAT WAS THE RESULT OF THE MARCH 1959 LONDON DELEGATION? (2)

- THE DELEGATION WAS SUCCESSFUL.

- THE BRITISH ACCEPTED THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION.

6. WHO SIGNED THE CONSTITUTION AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE


BRITISH IN 1959? (1)

- SIR ROBERT SCOTT


7. SOAS II WROTE A POEM ABOUT THE WRITTEN CONSTITUTION. WHAT WAS
IT CALLED? (1)

- SYAIR PERLEMBAGAAN NEGERI BRUNEI

RESUME TEACHING

8. HOW DID THE 1959 WRITTEN CONSTITUTION CHANGE THE POWER OF THE
SULTAN? (1)

- THE SULTAN BECAME THE SUPREME HEAD OF STATE.

- THE SULTAN GOT HIS POWER BACK FROM THE BRITISH RESIDENT.

- THERE WAS NO MORE BRITISH RESIDENT SO SULTAN HAS THE


ABSOLUTE CONTROL.