Members are advised to take note of the two recent Practice Directions from the Registrar of the High Court in respect of Bankruptcy and Probate matters.

Practice Direction No. 3 of 2015

Summary: List of Assets and Liabilities is to be filed in Court after the issuance of the Grant/Probate. The List of Assets and Liabilities should be that as exhibited in accordance with Form 159 Rules of Court 2012. The filing fee would be RM 16.00. Please see the full particulars of the Practice Direction at Malaysian Bar Circular No. 012/2016 dated 12.1.2016.

Practice Direction No. 4 of 2015

Summary: All ex-parte applications are to be by way of Summons In Chambers with supporting affidavit in accordance with R.18 Bankruptcy Rules 1969. Each application to consist of one relief only and to be filed with the draft order. Please see the full particulars of the Practice Direction at Malaysian Bar Circular No. 011/2016 dated 11.1.2016.

Members are advised to be familiar with the two Practice Directions and to take note of the same until further notice.

Thank you.

 

R. Jayabalan

Chairman