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Circular No. 45/20: Notification Regarding Bankruptcy Matters

We have been informed by the Bankruptcy Division of the High Court in Johor Bahru that, effective from 1st September 2020, all applications for substituted service of Bankruptcy Notices and Creditors Petitions will be disposed without the attendance of lawyers. The relevant notice is attached for your reference. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN COURTS …

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Bar Council Circular No 267/2020: E-Court Training Sessions 2020 – Johor Bahru and Muar

Circular No 267/2020Dated 19 Aug 2020 To Members of the Malaysian Bar The Director of the e-Court Division of the Federal Court of Malaysia, Hamidah binti Mohamed Deril, has extended to us a notification (by email) entitled “Jemputan untuk Menghadiri Latihan Sistem E-Kehakiman bagi Tahun 2020 di Kompleks Mahkamah Johor Bahru dan Mahkamah Muar”, dated …

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Circular No. 41/20: Johore Bar Forum on Court Issues on 13 Aug 2020

To all members of the Johore Bar, A forum on court issues will be held on Thursday, 13th August 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium at Level 1 of the Johore Bar Building. The purpose of this forum is to get feedback from members on the issues that they face in …

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Circular No. 33/20: Updates on Conveyancing And Court Matters

COURT MATTERS Complaints received of members experiencing difficulties scanning the court’s QR Code displayed at the Johor Bahru Courts, were brought to the attention of Puan Nor Aisyah, Deputy Registrar High Court Johor Bahru. Members are requested to use the link provided  – https://intranet.kehakiman.gov.my/pelawat/ CONVEYANCING MATTERS 2. Further to the announcement referred in JBC Circular …

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Circular No. 27/20: Courts Resuming Operations During The Conditional Movement Control Order And Post-Movement Control Order

CLARIFICATION ON THE RESUMPTION OF OPERATIONS BY COURTS By JBC Circular 25/20 dated 11/05/2020 [“JBC 25/20”] refers, members had been notified of the protocol to be observed as well as directives concerning the conduct of matters in court with effect from 13/05/2020 [“the Directives”]. 2. Thereafter, we have received messages from members informing us of …

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Circular No. 25/20: Item No. 1. Clarification on Courts Resuming Operations During The Conditional Movement Control Order And Post-Movement Control Order And Item No. 2. Collection of Titles From PTG JB For Dealings Submitted Before MCO

CLARIFICATION ON COURTS RESUMING OPERATIONS DURING THE CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER AND POST-MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER 1. JBC Circular 22/20 dated 04/05/2020 [“JBC 22/20”] refers. 2. A meeting was held with the judiciary of southern Johore on 10/05/2020. The discussion concerned the protocol for court matters scheduled during the period commencing 13/05/2020 to 31/07/2020 [“the Phase”] …

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Circular No. 22/20: Notification of Courts Resuming Operations During The Conditional Movement Control Order And Post Movement Control Order & Corrections to JBC Circular No. 16/20

COURTS’ RESUMPTION OF OPERATIONS Further to the Prime Minister’s announcement of the Conditional Movement Control Order on 01/05/2020 [“CMCO”], the Legal Affairs Division of the Prime Minister’s Department (Bahagian Hal Ehwal Undang-Undang Jabatan Perdana Menteri) [“BHEUU”] issued guidelines which legal firms are to comply with when they re-open their offices [“BHEUU Guidelines”] [APPENDIX – 9A]. …

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Circular No. 20/20: Updates to JBC Circular No. 18/20 dated 01/05/2020 [8]

JBC Circular No: 18/2020 dated 01/05/2020 [“JBC 18/20”] refers. COURT MATTERS PEMAKLUMAN PENUTUPAN MAHKAMAH SEPANJANG TEMPOH PERINTAH KAWALAN PERGERAKAN (PKP) [APPENDIX – 8A] In JBC 18/2020, we stated that the instructions pertaining to the rescheduling of cases were to remain pending instructions from the Chief Registrar. The Corporate Communications Unit of the Chief Registrar’s Office …

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Circular No. 18/20: Updates to and Clarification on JBC Circular No. 16/20 dated 29/4/2020 [7]

JBC Circular No: 16/dated 29/04/2020 [“JBC 16/20”] refers. PM’s ANNOUNCEMENT ON 1/5/2020 Please take note that these instructions were given prior to the PM’s address on 01/05/2020. We have been made to understand that the Johore Courts too are awaiting instructions from the Chief Registrar and that in the absence of any notifications from them, …

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Circular No. 16/20: Update on Covid-19 Movement Control Order [6]

Consequent to the extension of the Movement Control Order of 16/03/2020 [“MCO”] to 12/05/2020 [“Extended MCO Period”], the updates consequential to the Extended MCO Period are referred to below, with the corresponding circulars/announcements attached, which are self-explanatory. COURT MATTERS UPDATE ON COVID-19 | HEARINGS TO BE CONDUCTED ONLINE DURING THE MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER  – BC …

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