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Circular No. 52/20 | RE: Malacca Bar Committee’s Circular No. 70 of 2020

We enclose herewith the Malacca Bar Committee’s Circular No. 70 of 2020 in respect of “Outcome of Meeting regarding parking issues at AEON (Jaya Jusco), Ayer Keroh”, the contents of which are self-explanatory. Members are advised to take note and be guided accordingly. SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN CHAIRMAN

Circular No. 51/20: Application Closed | Invitation to apply for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim panelship

Please be informed that the application for Yayasan Pembangunan Keluarga Darul Ta’zim [YPKDT] panelship for its Skim Bantuan Guaman Wanita Negeri Johor is now closed. As there was an overwhelming response, the Johore Bar Committee will submit the first 20 applications to YPKDT, on a first come first served basis. The remaining applications received by …

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Circular No. 50/20: Anonymous complaint letters

Of late, the Johore Bar Committee [“JBC”] has been receiving undated, anonymous complaint letters. JBC is unable to deliberate on or act on the basis of anonymous complaint letters. To enable JBC to act on issues, members are advised to submit their complaints dated, complete with sender’s particulars. We remind members that complaints and complainants …

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Circular No. 36/20: Transfer And Posting of Judge of the High Court in Johor

Please be informed that the following transfers will take place:- 1.       Justice Awang Armadajaya bin Awang Mahmud transferred from the High Court in Johor Bahru to the High Court in Muar w.e.f. 13th  July 2020. 2.       Deputy Registrar Puan Mageshwary A/P Muniandy transferred from the High Court in Muar to the High Court in Shah …

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REMINDER Circular No. 4/20: Payment of Annual Subscription to The Johore Bar For 2020

Please be informed that the Annual Subscription to the Johore Bar for the year 2020 has been fixed at RM 200.00 by the Annual General Meeting held on 21st February 2020. The deadline for payment of the aforesaid sum is 30th June 2020. We request members to make their payment before the said date to …

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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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