Circular 2016

Circular No. 61/16: Notification for registration of civil and criminal cases at Muar High Court

It has been brought to our attention by the Deputy Registrar of the Muar High Court that w.e.f from 1 January 2017, new registration of civil and criminal cases will be divided between the two Muar High Court (1) and (2). We enclose herewith for your attention a copy of the letter issued by the …

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Circular No. 60/16: Seminar on Islamic Principle of Family Law (1 Feb 2017)

Please be informed that the Shariah Sub Committee of the Johore Bar is organising a seminar on Islamic Principle of Family Law. The workshop will cover the following topics: maqasid shariah the main sources of islamic law the islamic family in Malaysia the family law enactments in Malaysia pre marriage registration of marriage divorce polygamy …

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Circular No. 59/16: Welcoming High-Tea In Honour of Y.A Tuan Collin Lawrence Sequerah and Y.A Dr Choo Kah Sing l Judicial Commissioners of the High Court in Johor Bahru (7 Feb 2017)

We are pleased to inform you that the Johore Bar Committee is hosting a joint welcoming high-tea in honour of the newly posted Judicial Commissioners to the Johor Bahru High Court, namely YA Tuan Collin Lawrence Sequerah and YA Dr Choo Kah Sing w.e.f. 1.9.2016 and 16.10.2016 respectively. The particulars of the event are as …

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Circular No. 58/16: Coming into Force of the National Land Code (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act A1516) in the State of Johore

By a Federal Government Gazette P.U. (B) 527 dated 28 December 2016, the above Act A1516 came into operation in the State of Johore on 1 January 2017. 2. Under Act A1517, by an amendment to section 433B of the National Land Code (NLC), non-citizens and foreign companies may acquire land subject to the category …

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Circular No. 57/16: Registration Closed: Seminar on Practical Construction Law for Practitioners

We regret to inform that registration for the seminar scheduled on 19th January 2017 is closed. In view of the limited space available at the auditorium, priority shall be given to members of the Johore Bar who have registered and paid. Members are advised to confirm your registration with the Secretariat. Thank you!   SANTHI …

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Circular No. 56/16: High-Tea with His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, Sultan of Johor on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

I am pleased to inform you that Dato’ Indera Mohd Sofian bin Tan Sri Abdul Razak, the Senior Judge of the Johor Bahru Court has kindly consented to the adjournment of cases fixed for hearing in the afternoon of 18th January 2017 to enable members of the Bar to attend the High-Tea with His Majesty …

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Circular No. 55/16: High-Tea with His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, Sultan of Johor (18 Jan 2017)

It is with immense pleasure that we announce that His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, Sultan of Johor has graciously accepted our invitation to have tea with members of the Johore Bar. We encourage members to take this golden opportunity to meet with our Ruler as it not often in one’s lifetime that …

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Circular No. 54/16: Seminar on Practical Construction Law for Practitioners (19 Jan 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council Construction Law Committee is organising a seminar on practical construction law for practitioners. This one-day seminar will include a comprehensive review of some of the more practical aspects of construction law, including the much-talked about Construction …

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Circular No. 53/16: Professional Standards Course (Ethics Lecture Programme) 23-24 Jan 2017

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing the above course which is COMPULSORY for all pupils. Pupils will need to pass a written test evaluation at the end of the Professional Standards Course. In conjunction with the course, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee together with the Social Sub-Committee is organizing a dinner. Invitations to the …

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Circular No. 52/16: Workshop on drafting written submissions and cause papers on civil procedure (12 Jan 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a workshop on drafting written submissions and cause papers on civil procedure. The workshop will cover the following topics: The role of written submissions; Preparing submissions: creating a road map and directing traffic; The importance of the 4C’s – clarity, conciseness, contour and citation …

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