The Johore Bar North Johor Affairs 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 Bar.
The forum will be a platform to address concerns on POTA and the amendments to the Sedition Act 1948, which are a gross violation of the rule of law and the constitutional safeguards enshrined in the Federal Constitution.
The invited speakers include:
- Mr. Ravi Nekoo, Member of the Bar Council and Co-Chairperson Bar Council National Legal Aid Committee;
- Mr. Syahredzan Johan, Co-Chairperson Bar Council National Young Lawyers Committee; and
- Mr. Richard Wee, Member of the Bar Council, Co-Chairperson of Safer Malaysia Committee and Chairperson Professional Standard Development Committee (PSDC).
We cordially invite all Members of the Bar, pupils in chambers and public; the details whereof are as follows:
|Date||Monday, 24th August 2015|
|Time||5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. (Registration at 5.00 p.m.)|
|PineTree HotelNo. 36 Jalan Mengkudu
Off Jalan Bukit Pasir
Batu Pahat, Johor
|CPD code||T3/240815/JHB/JHB153045/2 (2 CPD points)|
PLEASE TAKE NOTE THAT ADMISSION IS FREE BUT ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Kindly complete the enclosed Registration Form attached and returned it by fax to Puan Rosita at 06-953 2468 or the Johore Bar Secretariat at 07-276 1188 not later than Thursday, 20th August 2015.
Shahareen Begum Binti Abdul Subhan
North Johor Affairs