Circular 2017

Circular No. 64/17: Provision of Chinese Interpreters for Civil Cases in Johor

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Pengarah Mahkamah Negeri Johor has issued a direction that w.e.f. 23rd July 2017, the Courts will no longer provide Chines interpreters for all civil cases and that the duty to obtain the services of Chinese interpreters from outside now falls on the Solicitors handling the matter. We believe that this …

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Circular No. 63/17: Johore Bar Annual Dinner & Dance 2018 (24 February 2018)

Dear Members, The Annual Dinner and Dance 2018 is upon us; so it’s time to let your hair down (proverbial though it may be for some of us), dine, and dance the previous year’s stresses away. The evening will be hosted by RK FARID – A man whose claim to fame (in his own words) …

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Circular No. 62/17: Notice of the 48th Annual General Meeting of the Johore Bar (23 February 2018)

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 70(1B) of the Legal Profession Act, 1976 that the 48TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Johore Bar will be held as follows: DATE & DAY 23RD FEBRUARY 2018 (FRIDAY) TIME 3.00 P.M. VENUE BERJAYA WATERFRONT HOTEL, AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 6 JALAN IBRAHIM SULTAN STULANG LAUT, JOHOR BAHRU QUORUM Your attention …

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Circular No. 60/17: 45th Bench & Bar vs Police Games 2017 (26 Jan 2018 to 3 Feb 2018)

The most anticipated games in the JBC sporting calendar is back again! The Johore Bar Sports Sub Committee is pleased to announce that the 45th BENCH & BAR vs POLICE GAMES 2017 is scheduled to be held from 26th January 2018 – 3rd February 2018. This time the Police will be hosting the Games! The …

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Circular No. 57/17: Professional Standards Course l Ethics Lecture Programme (23 & 24 Jan 2018)

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. 56/17: Perubahan Borang KA.5 (Format A) Dan KA.6 (Kebenaran Pajakan Tanah) Dalam Laman Web Rasmi Pentadbiran Tanah Johor

1. Kindly be informed that the Johore Bar Committee received a notice from the Land Registry, Johor (“PTG”), informing of changes to Borang KA. 5 (Format A) and KA. 6 (Kebenaran Pajakan Tanah). 2. The self-explanatory letter dated 24th October 2017, from the Land Registry, Johor, is attached for your information. 3. Members are advised to …

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Circular No. 55/17: Sistem Hasil Tanah Johor (SHTJ), Sistem Johor Online Payment (JOP) Dan Sistem Pendaftaran Tanah Berkomputer (SPTB)

The Johore Bar has just received a notice from the Land Registry, Johor, notifying us that the Sistem Hasil Tanah Johor (SHTJ), Sistem Johor Online Payment (JOP) and Sistem Pendaftaran Tanah Berkomputer (SPTB), will cease operation with effect from 21st December 2017 at 2.00 p.m. A copy of the self-explanatory letter dated 10th December 2017 …

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Circular No. 54/17: Seminar on Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 (15 Dec 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar on the recent Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 at Muar, Johor. Once it comes into effect, the Bankruptcy Act 1967 will be referred as Insolvency Act 1967. The seminar will be conducted by Mr. Khoo Kay Ping, a member of the Malaysian Bar …

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Circular No. 53/17: Seminar For Lawyers on Mergers & Acquisitions Managing Commonly Encountered Issues (8 Dec 2017)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar for lawyers on mergers & acquisitions managing commonly encountered issues. Particulars of the Seminar are as follows: Date 8th December 2017 (Friday) Time 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Registration at 8.30 a.m.) Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium Johore Bar Building …

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