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Circular No. 69/16: Notification

Letter from the Hakim Utama of the Johor Bahru High Court I am pleased to enclose herewith letter dated 24th January 2017 from the Hakim Utama of the Johor Bahru High Court, contents of which are self-explanatory for your attention. Letter from the Director of the Johor Branch of the Jabatan Insolvensi Malaysia I am …

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Circular No. 68/16: A. Additional information on the coming into force of the NLC (Amendment) Act 2016 (Act A1516) in the State of Johor

Due to some uncertainties and problems encountered by some members of the Johore Bar on the effects of the amendment to section 433B NLC, members of the Johore Bar Conveyancing Sub-Committee, namely Andrew Wong, Tho KC, Lee MY and Lim ES, had a meeting this morning (20 February 2017) with Puan Suhailizan Bte Suliman (Timbalan …

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Circular No. 67/16: Court Matters

Please be informed that pursuant to the JBC’s meetings with YA Dato’ Indera Mohd Sofian bin Tan Sri Abd Razak, the Hakim Utama of the Johor Bahru High Court, the following issues have been settled: (a) Cases already fixed for hearing in court shall not be transferred to another court without the counsel’s knowledge and without …

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Circular No. 66/16: Johore Bar Informal Hi-Tea (23 Feb 2017)

The North Johore Affairs Sub-Committee is pleased to announce that an Informal Hi-Tea has been organized for the members of the Bar. The particulars of the function are as follows: Date Thursday, 23rd February 2017 Time 4.30 p.m. Venue     Dress Code Cost Marina Tanjung Emas Jalan Petrie 84000 Muar, Johor Casual/Informal RM 35.00 …

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Circular No. 65/16: Johore Bar Annual Dinner & Dance 2017 (25 Feb 2017)

Dear Members, Its time for our Annual Dinner & Dance! The evening will be honoured by the presence of our Chief Judge of Malaya, YAA Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli bin Ahmad Makinudin as the guest of honour along with Judges and Judicial Commissioners of the High Court at Johor Bahru and Muar. We will …

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Circular No. 64/16: Welcoming High-Tea in Honour of YA Dr Choo Kah Sing on 7 Feb 2017

I refer to the JBC Circular No. 59/16 dated 19th January 2017. Please be informed that we have since been informed that YA Tuan Collin Lawrence Sequerah would be unable to attend the Welcoming Hi-Tea on the 7th February 2017 as he would be required to attend a Ceremony at the Palace of Justice in …

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Circular No. 63/16: Notice of the 47th Annual General Meeting of the Johore Bar (24 Feb 2017)

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 70(1B) of the Legal Profession Act, 1976 that the 47TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Johore Bar will be held as follows: DAY & DATE FRIDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2017 TIME 3.00 P.M. VENUE BERJAYA WATERFRONT HOTEL, LEVEL 6, JALAN IBRAHIM SULTAN STULANG LAUT, JOHOR BAHRU QUORUM Your attention is …

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Circular No. 62/16: Dialogue between Johor Prosecution Unit and the Johore Bar (6 Feb 2017)

I am pleased to inform you that following the Inaugural Meeting between Tuan Roslan bin Mat Nor, the Pengarah Pendakwaan Negeri Johor and the Johore Bar Committee on 17th January 2017, a Dialogue Session has been arranged between the Pengarah (and his team of Deputy Public Prosecutors) and members of the Johore Bar to discuss …

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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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