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Circular No. 55/15: New Service Bureau Request Forms

Members are advised that the Courts would be implementing the new revised Service Bureau Request Forms for all the Courts in the country from 4th January 2016. The form includes various improvements and is designed to minimise errors that may occur when filing at court service bureaus. Please see Bar Council Circular No. 280/2015 dated …

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Circular No. 54/15: Professional Standards Course (19 – 20 Jan 2016)

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. 53/15: Farewell Dinner In Honour of Y.A Tuan Mohd Nazlan Bin Mohd Ghazali (29 Dec 2015)

Kindly be informed that with effect from 1st January 2016 Y.A Tuan Mohd Nazlan bin Mohd Ghazali will be transferred to the High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur. It is customary for the Johore Bar Committee to host a farewell dinner to mark our appreciation of Y.A’s tenure of service at Johor Bahru. The …

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Circular No. 52/15: ATTENTION!

Court punctuality. At the Committee’s recent meetings with the courts we were informed in strong terms that there are still many instances of lawyers coming late to court. There have been instances of lawyers not present even at as late as 10.30 a.m; the court being kept waiting indefinitely for lawyers to appear; lawyers not …

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Circular No. 51/15: Change of Venue For Seminar on Latest Amendments to Laws on Housing Development And Maintenance And Management of Buildings And Common Property (9 Dec 2015)

Due to overwhelming response from Members of the Johore Bar and the limited seating capacity of the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium, we have decided to change the venue of the above seminar to enable more members to attend. Please note the change of venue as follows: Date 9th December 2015 (Wednesday) Time 9.00 a.m. to …

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Circular No. 50/15: 44TH Bench & Bar vs Police Games 2015 (4th Dec to 11th Dec 2015)

The most anticipated games in the JBC sporting calendar is back again! The Johore Bar Sports Sub Committee is pleased to announce that the 44th BENCH & BAR vs POLICE GAMES 2015 is scheduled to be held from 4th December 2015 – 11th December 2015 and that Johore Bar will be hosting this year’s Games! …

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Circular No. 49/15: Seminar on The Fundamentals of Cross-Examination in Civil and Commercial Trials (10 Dec 2015)

After a successful run in Johor Bahru, the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is pleased to organize the seminar on the fundamentals of cross-examination in civil and commercial trials in Muar, Johor. The seminar is designed to teach basic skills and to impart useful lessons and pointers for young advocates to utilise …

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Circular No. 48/15: Seminar on Latest Amendments to Laws on Housing Development and Maintenance and Management of Buildings and Common Property (9 Dec 2015)

The Conveyancing Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organising a Seminar on the latest amendments to laws on housing development and maintenance and management of buildings and common property. Synopsis of the topics covered in the seminar In session 1, the speaker will highlight the recent amendments made by the Housing Development (Control & Licensing) …

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Circular No. 47/15: Formula JBC 2015 (21 Nov 2015)

Bring out your vroooom personality! Compete among your fellow Bar members on the track to crown as JBC’s fastest member. Interested? Just contact any of our friendly YLC Committee members or just come to the venue this 21st November 2015. Slots are limited! Location Plentong Karting Circuit Lot 1195 Jalan Bunga Matahari Taman Plentong Johor …

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Circular No. 46/15: Seminar on Hibah and Islamic Wills l For Syariah and Non Syariah Lawyers (26 Nov 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee jointly with the Syariah Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Hibah and Islamic Wills. This Seminar will cover as follows: Hibah · Definition of Hibah · The pillars of Hibah · Revocation of Hibah · The practice of Hibah in Malaysia · Appointing the Peguam Syarie …

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