Circular 2020

Circular No. 72/20 | Online Forum Sexual Harassment: Investigation And Prosecution (29 Nov 2020)

The Johore Bar recognizes that a person’s reputation, honour and dignity are essential components that shape a person’s individuality and outlook on life. Sexual harassment poses a great threat to this wherein it violates a person’s reputation, honour and dignity by objectifying and degrading them, hence infringing their constitutional and private individual rights. With that …

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Circular No. 71/20: Dealing with Workplace Harassment in Law Firms (27 Nov 2020)

Please be informed that the Young Lawyers and Chambering Pupils and Continuing Professional Development Sub Committees is jointly organising a webinar entitled “Dealing with Workplace Harassment in Law Firms”. Pursuant to the successful launch of Johore Bar’s Sexual Harassment Awareness Campaign on 19th November 2020, we now present our 2nd event of the Campaign. This …

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Circular No. 70/20: Updates on Court Operations at Muar High Court 2 During the Conditional Movement Control Order Period [3]

Please take note that matters before Judicial Commissioner Tuan Awang Armadajaya bin Awang Mahmud [Muar High Court 2] will proceed as usual via the Zoom application or rescheduled per the list attached here as APPENDIX-16. We will keep members duly informed of developments, if any. Please do not hesitate to forward any queries, concerns or …

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Circular No. 69/20: Updates on Court Operations at Johor Bahru During the Conditional Movement Control Order Period [2]

Please take note of the following updates and information received concerning the Kluang Sessions Court and the Johor Bahru Subordinate Courts. JOHOR BAHRU SUBORDINATE COURTS The contact list containing the email addresses as well as the mobile phone numbers of secretaries and interpreters at the Sessions and the Magistrates Courts are attached as APPENDIX-13 [CIVIL] …

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Circular No. 68/20: Updates on Court Operations at Johor Bahru During the Conditional Movement Control Order Period

Subsequent to the issue of JBC Circular No. 67/20 dated 09/11/2020 [“JBC 67/20], the following updates were received from the Johor Bahru High Courts and Subordinate Courts. HIGH COURT 1.1 Duty Roster Deputy Registrar, Puan Azureen Sahira Binti Sauffee Afandi, informed that:- (a) the High Court Officers’ duty roster [JBC 67/20 APPENDIX-5] is cancelled. The …

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Circular No. 67/20: Notification of Court Operations During the Conditional Movement Control Order Period in Johore

On 7th November, 2020, the Senior Minister and Defence Minister, YB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced the enforcement of the Conditional Movement Control Order [“CMCO”] in several states, including Johore. The CMCO period will be from the 9th November 2020 to 6th December 2020 [“CMCO Period”]. Following this announcement, the Chief Registrar of the …

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Circular No. 66/20 | Sexual Harassment in the Legal Workspace (19 Nov 2020)

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Circular No. 65/20: Update on the Operation of Johor Bahru Courts in Bangunan MSC Cyberport

We have been notified of the temporary suspension of operation of court business at the JB High Courts (Civil) and Subordinate Courts (Civil), including mediation centres and the service counters, at Bangunan MSC Cyberport.  The suspension is for 14 days, in effect from 01/11/2020 until 14/11/2020. The notification issued by the Chief Registrar, Federal Court …

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Circular No. 64/20: Update on the Covid-19 situation at JB Courts in Bangunan MSC Cyberport

Early this morning (29/10/2020), Tuan Mohamad Haldar bin Abdul Aziz, Director of Courts JB informed me that Puan Siti Fatimah, Interpreter to Judicial Commissioner Tuan Ahmad Murad, High Court JB tested positive for Covid-19. Puan Affina Haryani (Interpreter JB Sessions Court 3) too is now confirmed as positive. All operations at the Johor Bahru High …

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Circular No. 63/20: UPDATES TO JBC CIRCULAR NO. 58/20 DATED 23/10/2020 & CIRCULAR NO. 60/20 DATED 28/10/2020: The Expansion of E-Court System to the Subordinate Courts in Johore

JBC Circular No: 58/2020 dated 23/10/2020 and Circular No. 60/2020 dated 28/10/2020 refers.   We have been informed by Puan Hamidah binti Mohamed Deril, Director of the e-Court Division of the Federal Court of Malaysia, the new schedule for the EFS Training session and GO LIVE of the E-Court system to the Subordinates Courts in …

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