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Circular No. 32/15: Johore Bar Forum on Court Issues (13 Aug 2015)

The 2nd forum for 2015 will be held on Thursday, 13th August 2015 at 4.00 p.m. at the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium at Level 1 of the Johore Bar Building. The purpose of this forum is to gather feedback from members on the issues that they face in court, if any, and suggestions for improvement, …

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Circular No. 31/15: Workshop on E-Payment (14 Aug 2015)

The Continuing Professional Developmet Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar in collaboration with the Bar Council is organizing a Workshop on E-Payment. Particulars of the Workshop are as follows: Date Friday, 14th August 2015 Time 1.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. (Workshop will begin at 2.30 pm) Venue       Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium …

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Circular No. 30/15: Seminar For Lawyers on Managing Office And Client’s Accounts (13 Aug 2015)

We refer to Circular No. 16/15 dated 6th May 2015, the seminar for Lawyers on Managing Office and Clients’ Accounts is fixed on 13th August 2015 at Hotel Pelangi, Muar, Johor. This seminar aims to give a general yet good insight into the following areas: 1) Accounting for Legal Firm & Practices 2) Specific to …

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Circular No. 29/15: Hari Raya Aidilfitri Celebrations! (7 Aug 2015)

Eid Mubarak everyone! After a somewhat quiet spell, we are pleased to announce that a hi-tea has been organised in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri. A delectable spread, door gifts, karaoke, prizes for best traditional attire (male & female) and lots of fun, merriment in the spirit of Eid await us all. Particulars of the …

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Circular No. 28/15: Seminar Reviewing Industrial Court Awards (25 June 2015)

The Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organizing a Seminar on Reviewing Industrial Court Awards – Judicial review at the High Court. The Seminar will cover as follows: What is judicial review? When can an Award of the Industrial Court be subjected to judicial review? 2 stage process – apllication for an …

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Circular No. 26/15: Welcoming High Tea In Honour of YA Tuan Mohd Nazlan bin Mohd Ghazali, Judicial Commissioner of the High Court in Johor Bahru (16 June 2015)

We have a new Judicial Commissioner of the High Court in Johor Bahru. YA Tuan Mohd Nazlan bin Mohd Ghazali commenced his posting in Johor Bahru on 20.04.2015. It is customary for the Johore Bar to extend its warm welcome and appreciation to the new Judge or Judicial Commissioner in Johor Bahru. The Committee is …

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Circular No. 25/15: Public Forum l Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Revival of ISA?); and Amendments to Sedition Act 1948 (15 June 2015)

The Johore Bar Human Rights Sub-Committee jointly with the Bar Council is organising a public forum on the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (“POTA”) and the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948. This is part of the Bar Council’s nationwide campaign to uphold the rule of law, and the independence of the Judiciary and the …

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Circular No. 24/15: Naming of the Johore Bar Auditorium as the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium (15 June 2015)

The late Abdullah A. Rahman was the longest serving Chairman of the Johore Bar and had led the Johore Bar between 1970-1981. He was also the first Johore Bar Chairman to be elected as the President of the Malaysian Bar for the term 1978-1980. At the Johore Bar Annual General Meeting on 14.2.2015, members had …

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Circular No. 23/15: Attention

We have been informed by the Courts that applications for postponement were being made on the hearing date when, looking at the reasons, the application could have been made earlier and the Courts could have adjusted the cause list.   The Courts have requested that members apply for postponement early or once the need for …

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Circular No. 18/15: ATTENTION!

LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION (LA) AND PROBATE MATTERS Following discussions with the Courts in Johor Bahru, the Courts have agreed that (i) Applicant(s) would no longer be required to file the List of Assets and Liabilities (Senarai Aset Dan Liabiliti) and List of Beneficiaries (Senarai Benefisiari) as separate individual documents; exhibiting the same in the supporting …

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