Circular 2020

Circular No. 37/20: Updates on Conveyancing Matters

By letter dated 17/06/2020 to Pejabat Tanah dan Galian Johor [“PTG Johor”], the Conveyancing Practice Sub-Committee [“CPSC”] had proposed certain measures to resolve issues faced by members at PTG/D. PTG Johor’s response dated 22/06/2020, received on 23/06/2020 is as follows. Increasing the Queue Numbers for Presentations a. State Bar’s proposal To increase the queue number …

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Circular No. 36/20: Transfer And Posting of Judge of the High Court in Johor

Please be informed that the following transfers will take place:- 1.       Justice Awang Armadajaya bin Awang Mahmud transferred from the High Court in Johor Bahru to the High Court in Muar w.e.f. 13th  July 2020. 2.       Deputy Registrar Puan Mageshwary A/P Muniandy transferred from the High Court in Muar to the High Court in Shah …

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Circular No. 35/20: Introduction to Sports Law (26 June 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and the Publications & Information Technology Sub-Committees of the Johore Bar Committee are organising the above titled Webinar. This webinar aims to provide participants with an understanding of Sports Law. It will cover various aspects of sports law practice such as:- What is Sports Law? Sports Contracts …

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Circular No. 34/20: Updates on Conveyancing Matters

The Department of Land and Mines Johor self explanatory infographic is attached here, notifying of changes implemented w.e.f 17th June 2020. Please be guided accordingly. Thank you. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

Circular No. 33/20: Updates on Conveyancing And Court Matters

COURT MATTERS Complaints received of members experiencing difficulties scanning the court’s QR Code displayed at the Johor Bahru Courts, were brought to the attention of Puan Nor Aisyah, Deputy Registrar High Court Johor Bahru. Members are requested to use the link provided  – https://intranet.kehakiman.gov.my/pelawat/ CONVEYANCING MATTERS 2. Further to the announcement referred in JBC Circular …

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Circular No. 32/20: Discussion on The Proposed Amendments to The Rules of Court 2012, The Rules of The Court of Appeal 1994, And The Rules of The Federal Court 1995 on 31 May 2020

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and Publications & Information Technology Sub Committees are jointly organising the abovementioned Webinar. This webinar shall be by way of a live dialogue session which intends to provide a platform for members of the Bar to be introduced to the proposed amendments to the rules, its possible …

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Circular No. 31/20: Professional Standards Course (Ethics Lecture Programme) on 13 & 14 July 2020

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing the above course which is COMPULSORY for all pupils. Pupils will need to pass a written examination at the end of the Professional Standards Course (“the Course”). In light of the pandemic that we unfortunately find ourselves in, and in keeping with the oft-used ‘New Norm’, the Ethics …

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Circular No. 30/20: Update on Conveyancing Matters

The letter dated 27/05/2020 from the Department of Land and Mines Johor with updates applicable to presentation dealings at all land authorities in Johore during the CMCO Period, with effect from 31/05/2020, is attached, the contents of which are self-explanatory. Please do not hesitate to forward any queries, concerns or issues, to:- (a)     the  Johore …

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Circular No. 29/20: Discussion on Amendments to The Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce) Act 1976 (5 June 2020)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub Committee of the Johore Bar Committee and the Bar Council CPD Department are jointly organising the abovementioned Webinar. This webinar aims to provide participants with an understanding of the amendments to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976. Particulars of the Webinar are as follows: …

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Circular No. 28/20: Johore Bar Remand Team – Calling For Volunteers

(You may also send in your registration via WhatsApp message to 07-2763888. The deadline is extend to 27 May 2020) To all Members of the Johore Bar The Johore Bar Human Rights Sub-Committee is working towards setting up a Remand Team to assist foreign nationals during the remand process in the Johor Bahru Magistrate’s/Sessions courts. Reduction of crowd numbers in any given …

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