Following the failure to adopt the proposed amendment to the 2019 Constitution of Malaysia on equality between Sabah and Sarawak, the Malaysian Federal Government agreed to review the agreement to remedy contract violations with the Special Cabinet To Review the Malaysia Agreement and told a special task force task force tasked with drafting a final report on the 1963 agreement by 31 August 2019. will be presented at the next meeting of the Special Committee of Cabinet. On 23 July 2019, seven issues relating to the 1963 agreement reached agreement, while 14 issues still need to be debated and are expected to be resolved before the 31 August deadline expires.   The seven agreed themes were as follows: the first meeting on the issues was held on December 17, 2018, during which 21 issues were referred to the Special Committee on Cabinet for consideration. Thirteen themes were identified as common topics involving both the Government of Sarawak and the Government of Sabah, and eight as topics that concerned only the Government of Sabah.  Despite the federal government`s willingness to review the agreement, reports have been made that negotiations between Sabah and the federal government did not go smoothly, with the federal government dictating certain audit conditions, which led to the audit being considered a unilateral perception of the case, in which the federal government tries to maintain control over several issues.  But for residents of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo, the deal left many feelings mixed. Some people in these countries have long wanted secession, and in recent years the drumbeat of separation has only intensified. The Malaysia Agreement or the Malaysia Agreement between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore was the agreement that linked Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore to the existing States of Malaya the resulting Union was called Malaysia.   Singapore was later expelled from Malaysia and became an independent state on August 9, 1965.
 The Malay Union was founded by british Malaya and included the Malay federated states of Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang; The non-federated states of Kerdah, Pérlis, Kelantan, Terengganu, Johor; and the sediment straits of Penang and Malacca. It was created in 1946 by a series of agreements between the United Kingdom and the Malay Union.  The Malay Union was replaced by the Federation of Malaya on 1 February 1948 and was achieved independence within the Commonwealth of Nations on 31 August 1957.  The 20-point agreement or the 20-point memorandum is a 20-point list drawn up by North Borneo and which proposes conditions for its admission to the new Federation as the state of Sabah during the negotiations preceding the creation of Malaysia. . . .