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Circular No. 22/19: Statute of Rome, Role of ICC And Sovereignty of Malaysia (16 May 2019)

On March 4th 2019, Malaysia signed the Instrument of Accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“Statute of Rome”) much to the delight of both national and international Human Rights organizations. The said delight however, was short-lived because not a month later, on April 5th 2019, Malaysia withdrew from ratifying the Statute …

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Circular No. 21/19: Johore Bar Informal High Tea, 2nd May 2019

The North Johore Affairs Sub-Committee is pleased to announce that an Informal High Tea has been organized for the members of the Bar. The particulars of the function are as follows: Date Thursday, 2nd May 2019 Time 4.30 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Venue BEI Boutique Hotel 8-3 Jalan Abdul Rahman 84000 Muar, Johor Dress Code …

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Circular No. 20/19: 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. 19/19: Johore Bar Forum on Court Issues, Johor Bahru (25 Apr 2019)

A forum on court issues will be held on Thursday, 25th April 2019 at 3.30 p.m. at the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium at Level 1 of the Johore Bar Building. The purpose of this forum is to get feedback from members on the issues that they face in court and suggestions for improvement. These issues …

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REMINDER Circular No. 6/19: Payment of Annual Subscription to The Johore Bar For 2019

Please be informed that the Annual Subscription to the Johore Bar for the year 2019 has been fixed at RM 200.00 by the Annual General Meeting held on 22nd February 2019. The deadline for payment of the aforesaid sum is 30th June 2019. We request members to make their payment before the said date to …

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Circular No. 18/19: Johore Bar Legal Directory 2019/20

The Johore Bar Committee is in the course of updating the Johore Bar Legal Directory which is expected to be published this year. To ensure the accuracy of the information contained in the Directory, members are requested to return the attached reply slip to the Johore Bar Secretariat by email to secretariat@johorebar.org.my not later than …

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Circular No. 17/19: INFO Johore Bar 2019 – Call for Content and Members

The Publications Sub Committee is now compiling materials for publication of this year’s edition of the Info Johore Bar for the year 2019/20. The INFO Johore Bar was made available online since 1st January 2016 at https://issuu.com/infojohorebar. However, members may request hardcopies from the Secretariat should they wish. The Publication Committee would like to invite …

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Circular No. 16/19: Forum on Court Matters in Muar, Johor (17 Apr 2019)

We are pleased to inform you that a FORUM ON COURT MATTERS will be held on Wednesday, 17th April 2019 at 11.30 a.m. at the Muar Bar Room to address issues and difficulties faced by members in the courts located in northern Johor namely Segamat, Muar, Batu Pahat, Kluang and Yong Peng. We assure you …

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Circular No. 15/19: Profits from Disposal of Real Property: Chargeable Gains or Business Income? (26 Apr 2019)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organizing a Seminar on Profits from Disposal of Real Property: Chargeable Gains or Business Income? Everyone is legally able and capable of transacting property, be it for us or for and on behalf of our client acting as lawyer. Needless to say such property transactions …

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Circular No. 14/19: Johore Bar 13th Futsal Tournament 2019 (27 Apr 2019)

The Annual Johore Bar Futsal Tournament is back again! This has become a popular and well received event amongst members and the courts. It has now become a ‘must have’ event for Johore Bar. We thank the members for your support towards the event. The Sports Sub-Committee is now organizing the 2019 edition of the …

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