As you are aware, the Bar Council is convening an Extraordinary General Meeting (“EGM”) of the Malaysian Bar, as follows:
|Day & Date||Thursday, 3rd August 2017|
|Venue||Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall (also known as “KLSCAH”),
No. 1, Jalan Maharajalela, 50150 Kuala Lumpur
The purpose of the EGM is to discuss matters pertaining to, and if deemed fit, to pass one or more motions with regard to the announcement by the Office of the Prime Minister on 7 July 2017 pertaining to the appointment of the Chief Justice of Malaysia and the President of the Court of Appeal of Malaysia, as “Additional Judges” of the Federal Court pursuant to Article 122(1A) of the Federal Constitution and the extension of their tenure for 3 years and 2 years respectively, beyond the compulsory retirement age of 66 years and 6 months as provided by the Federal Constitution.
As this is a very important EGM, for the convenience of our members, we are making arrangements to provide a deluxe coach to make the return trip from Johor Bahru free of charge, provided that at least 20 members sign up for the trip.
The coach is expected to leave Johor Bahru for Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 3rd August 2017, at 10.00 a.m. and depart from Kuala Lumpur immediately after the conclusion of the EGM.
We urge members to attend the EGM and to register with the Johore Bar Secretariat using the enclosed reply slip not later than 12.00 noon on Tuesday, 1st August 2017 if they wish to avail themselves of this facility.