Circular No. 35/15: Public Forum l Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Revival of ISA?); And Amendments to Sedition Act 1948 (24 Aug 2015)

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.)
Venue 

 

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

Chairperson

North Johor Affairs

Sub Committee

Circular No. 35-15 Public Forum l Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Revival of ISA) and Amendments to Sedition Act 1948 (24 Aug 2015)

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