—In Malaysia, it is apparently that the system of multiple land ownership is distinguished throughout the country. In term of implications, the exercise of existing legal system had resulted some intricacies pertaining to the land, especially in the context of social, economic and land development. Therefore, the purpose of this article is to analyze those connotations. It is hoped that we can contribute in improving the system of multiple-ownership in the country. The methodology that was used in this study is a library research as well as field study. Among library that was visited were universities library as well as the Library of National Institute of Land and Survey (INSTUN). Meanwhile in a field study, interviews was conducted with experts of the Land Office of States in Malaysia as well as practitioners who directly conducting cases of multi-ownership. The outcome of the study showed that the system of multi-ownership had resulted problems in some major aspects. Upon completion of the study we suggest that multi ownership systems should be reviewed by taking into account the interest of all parties on the land.
—Land, multi ownership, joint land ownership, land law.
Jasni Sulong is with the School of Humanities, University of Science Malaysia (USM), Malaysia (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mohd Marbawi Taha is with the Academy of Contemporary Islamic Studies, MARA University of Technology (UiTM), Malaysia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Jasni Sulong and Mohd Marbawi Taha, " Implications of Multiple Land Ownership in Malaysia," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 408-411, 2016.