Circular No. 21/16: Seminar on Indefeasibility Of Title Under The National Land Code In Malaysia (21 July 2016)

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee of the Johore Bar is organising a Seminar on “Indefeasibility Of Title Under The National Land Code In Malaysia”

The seminar will deal with:

  1. Indefeasibility of title – S.340 (1) NLC

(a) What constitutes registration? – S.304 NLC
(b) What is Indefeasibility of title? – S.340 NLC
(c) Meaning of “Shall not be Indefeasible”? – S.340 (2) NLC

i. Fraud:

Definition of Fraud; and
Whether mere knowledge of unregistered claim/interest amount to fraud?
ii. Misrepresentation S. 340 (2) (a)
iii. Forgery S. 340 (2) (b)
iv. Void or insufficient instruments S. 340 (2) (b)
v. Unlawful acquisition of power of authority S. 340 (2) (c):
Registration of dealing in contravention of a restriction in interest;
Registration of a dealing notwithstanding the prohibition imposed by a caveat; and
Registration of a certificate of sale where the power of sale has been improperly exercised.

2. Purchasers in good faith (Bona fide purchasers for value) – S. 340 (3) NLC
(a) When are you considered a “Purchasers in good faith”?
(b) The Malaysian interpretation of a “Purchasers in good faith”
(c) The Common Law approach to the interpretation of a “Purchasers in good faith”

About the Speaker

Sudharsanan Thillainathan joined Shook Lin & Bok in 1997as an associate. He became a partner in 2004. His main practice areas include Corporate & Insurance Litigation, International & Domestic Arbitration, Competition Law and Tax Litigation. He is currently the Deputy Head of the Tax Department. Mr. Sudhar has been involved in the conduct of a number of leading local cases in the areas of arbitration, insurance, local/public authorities and tax law. He has also been involved in the conduct of a number of domestic and international arbitrations. Mr. Sudhar recently participated in the inaugural Singapore International Arbitration Academy 2012, presented by the Centre for International Law, National University of Singapore where he was a recipient of the Award for Excellence in Advocacy.

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 21st July 2016 (Thursday)
Time 2.30 p.m to 5.00 p.m. (Registration at 2.00 p.m.)
Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium

Johore Bar Building
No. 5 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru

Fees RM 63.60 for Members of the Johore Bar;
RM 31.80 for Members Admitted from 1 July 2011; and
RM 31.80 for Pupils-in-Chambers | Law Students
(Fees are inclusive of 6% GST)
CPD code T3/21072016/JHB/JHB161093/2 (2 CPD points) 

Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis limited to the first 90 members who register. Cash/Cheque should be crossed and made payable to JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND. Fee paid is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

If a participant is unable to attend, a replacement is allowed provided that the Secretariat of the Johore Bar is notified in writing prior to the commencement of the event. CPD points and Certificate of attendance will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event. However, certificate of attendance shall not be awarded to late comers or those participants who attend this event after 15 minutes upon its commencement.

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registration form and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Wednesday, 20th July 2016.


Santhi Balachandran
Continuing Professional Development

Circular No. 21-16 Seminar on Indefeasibility Of Title Under The National Land Code In Malaysia (21 July 2016)

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