The Scope of the Final Award
1. The Arbitrator renders this Final Award (henceforth, the Final Award) in accordance with the Updated Procedural Calendar established in Procedural Order 20 (henceforth, the Updated Procedural Calendar) and with Procedural Order 44 for the abovementioned arbitration.
2. Claimants in this arbitration are, jointly, (i) Nurhima Kiram Fornan; (ii) Fuad A. Kiram; (iii) Sheramar T. Kiram; (iv) Permaisuli Kiram - Guerzon; (v) Taj - Mahal Kiram - Tarsum Nuqui; (vi) Ahmad Nazard Kiram Sampang; (vii) Jenny K.A. Sampang; and (viii) Widz - Raunda Kiram Sampang (henceforth, jointly referred to as the Claimants). Respondent in this arbitration is Malaysia (henceforth, Malaysia or Respondent). Claimants and Respondent will henceforth also be referred to jointly as the Parties.
3. The Final Award seeks to determine the differences addressed by the Parties during the present arbitration. The Arbitrator will decide on the admissibility and the factual and legal merits of the Partiesí respective claims. The footnotes are to be considered part of the Final Award.