Circular 2016

Circular No. 51/16: Filing and Registration of Borang I with Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru

Recently, the Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar (CSC) had a dialogue with the representatives from Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (“MBJB”) on issues relating to the filing of Borang I (Notice for the Change of Ownership) under Section 160 of the Local Government (Act 1971)(Akta Kerajaan Tempatan 1976 – Akta 171)) 2. At this meeting: …

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Circular No. 50/16: Sistem Hasil Tanah Johor (SHTJ)

Members are to note that the counters for collection of quit rent in all the Pejabat Tanah Daerah in the State of Johor, shall be closed from 22 December 2016 until 31 December 2016, and Online Payment shall be closed from 18 December 2016. A copy of the notice on the above matter issued by …

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Circular No. 49/16: Public Forum on The State of Human Rights in Malaysia Today (8 Dec 2016)

In conjunction with World Human Rights Day, the Johore Bar Human Rights Sub Committee is organizing a forum where three eminent speakers will speak on The State of Human Rights in Malaysia Today. The invited speakers include: (1) Mr. Tommy Thomas, Advocate & Solicitor; (2) Mr. Rama Ramanathan, PROHAM;  (3) Y.B Rafizi Ramli, Ahli Parlimen …

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Circular No. 48/16: Seminar on Basic Criminal Litigation (18 Nov 2016)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar on basic criminal litigation in Muar. The seminar shall be conducted by EN. SALIM BASHIR, a senior member of the Malaysian Bar. En. Salim is currently the Chairman of Selangor Bar, Co-Chairman of Bar Council Criminal Law Committee. He is also a …

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Circular No. 47/16: Johore Bar vs Mahkamah Johor Games

The Johore Bar Sports Sub Committee is pleased to announce the annual Bar Bench Club (BBC) Games 2016 will be held on 9th November 2016 to 12th November 2016. The purpose of the Games is to foster greater ties and camaraderie between the Johore Bar members and the Courts. The Games will culminate with lunch …

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Circular No. 46/16: Johore Bar Legal Directory for 2016/17

Please be informed that the Johore Bar Committee is in the course of updating the Johore Bar Legal Directory which is expected to be published later this year. To ensure the accuracy of the information contained in the Directory, members are requested to return the attached reply slip, duly completed, not later than 25th November …

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[MBar] Circular No. 240/2016 l Sijil Annual and Online Portal Workshop 2016, Johore (8 Nov 2016)

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Circular No. 45/16: Dress Code For Advocates & Solicitors Appearing in Court

From feedback obtained from Judges in both Johor Bahru and Muar, it seems that there is a need to gently remind some members about the Dress Code for Advocates & Solicitors appearing in Court. I draw your attention to Dress Code issued by the Honourable Chief Justice of Malaysia as follows: PAKAIAN DALAM MAHKAMAH TERBUKA …

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Circular No. 44/16: Johore Bar North – vs – South Games 2016 (22 Oct 2016)

The Johore Bar Sports and North Johore Affairs Sub-Committee is pleased to announce that the NORTH –vs- SOUTH GAMES 2016 will be held on Saturday, 22nd October 2016 at Johor Bahru. The Games will culminate with High-tea and prize giving ceremony at 6.00 p.m. at the Street Arena Futsal, Jalan Gemilang, Kawasan Perindustrian Kampung Maju …

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Circular No. 43/16: Appointment of new Secretary of the Johore Bar Committee

Please be informed Puan Azmelia Nabila binti Zainal Abidin has tendered her resignation as Honorary Secretary of the Johore Bar Committee w.e.f. 1/10/2016. The Committee has appointed Cik Aimi Syarizad binti Datuk Hj. Kuthubul Zaman to replace her pursuant to Section 70(6) of the Legal Profession Act, 1976.   S. Gunasegaran Chairman