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Circular No. 90/20: Notification From Pejabat Tanah Dan Galian Negeri Johor

We enclose herewith notification of the temporary closure of the Pejabat Tanah Dan Galian Negeri Johor with effect from 21st January 2021, 24th – 27th January for sanitisation and cleansing works. Members are advised to take note and be guided accordingly. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

Circular No. 89/20: Donation Drive | Reach out to the Needy

An article carried in the New Straits Times on 16/01/2021 entitled “Desperation drives JB homeless to depend on handouts from public” brings into focus the plight of persons affected by loss of employment as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic suffered globally. The unemployment translates to a loss of income, placing those impacted in dire …

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Circular No. 88/20: Filing of Revocation of Power Attorney and Filing of Deed of Receipt & Reassignment

Please be informed that the counter at the High Court of Johor Bahru will be open tomorrow 19th January 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for filing of Revocation of Power Attorney and Deed of Receipt & Reassignment. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

Circular No. 87/20: The Concept of Law of Gift in Islamic Law And Law of Contract (27 Jan 2021)

Please be informed that the Shariah and Publications & Information Technology Sub Committees are jointly organising the abovementioned Webinar. This webinar shall be by way of a live talk session which will look into differences concept of law of gift both in Islamic law and law of contract in Malaysia. The talk also will focus …

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Circular No. 86/20: Social Distancing…Mental Isolation? The Effects of MCO on Mental Health (21 Jan 2021)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Building, House, Library & Members’ Welfare Sub Committees are jointly organising a webinar entitled “Social Distancing…Mental Isolation? – The effects of MCO on Mental Health”. With the “new normal” and the additional stress faced by Lawyers due to the pandemic, we hope that the …

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Pekeliling Nombor 85/20: Garis Panduan Pengendalian Kes-Kes Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Bagi Reman, Bail, Mitigasi Dan Fail-Fail Kes

Peguam-Peguam Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan, Bagi memastikan pengendalian kes-kes Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan [YBGK] dapat dijalankan dengan baik dan efektif, bersama-sama ini dilampirkan garis panduan yang perlu dipatuhi oleh para peguam Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan : a) Jadual Reman i) Sila patuhi SEPENUHNYA jadual reman seperti yang ditetapkan. Sekiranya mempunyai sebarang masalah berkaitan jadual tersebut …

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Circular No. 84/20: Movement Control Order 2.0 | Updates (1)

Further to JBC Circular No.82/20, the following updates relating to conduct of court matters during the MCO 2.0 period are brought to members’ attention. JOHOR BAHRU Johor Bahru 1.1 Subordinate Courts [Criminal] The duty rotation schedule for the Criminal Sessions and Magistrate’s Court are attached respectively as APPENDIX–9 and APPENDIX–10. NORTH JOHOR 2. Muar 2.1 …

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Circular No. 83/20: Cancellation of Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor

JBC Circular No. 48/20 dated 7th September 2020 refers. With much regret, members are informed that we received notification from Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim that the Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor  has been cancelled. The scheme drew a significant response from members. As such the cancellation of the scheme is a disappointment, to …

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Circular No. 82/20: Movement Control Order 2.0 | Updates on Operation of Law Firms, Court And Conveyancing Matters

On 11 Jan 2021, the Prime Minister announced the Movement Control Order (“MCO 2.0”) from 13 Jan to 26 Jan 2021.  Johor is among the states affected by MCO 2.0. Members are accordingly informed of the following. OPERATION OF LAW FIRMS By the media statement of YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Minister of International …

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Circular No. 81/20: Request for Feedback on Issues faced by Members when Dealing with National Registration Department

The Johore Bar Committee is seeking to hold a dialogue session with the National Registration Department, Johor [NRD, Johor] in January 2021. To assist the Committee address issues comprehensively, we invite Members of the Bar to provide feedback on the issues faced when dealing with the NRD, Johor. Kindly submit your feedback by email to …

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