Circular No. 84/20: Movement Control Order 2.0 | Updates (1)

Further to JBC Circular No.82/20, the following updates relating to conduct of court matters during the MCO 2.0 period are brought to members’ attention.

JOHOR BAHRU

  1. Johor Bahru

1.1 Subordinate Courts [Criminal]

The duty rotation schedule for the Criminal Sessions and Magistrate’s Court are attached respectively as APPENDIX–9 and APPENDIX–10.

NORTH JOHOR

2. Muar

2.1 High Court 1

The list of matters affected and their rescheduled dates received from Deputy Registrar Muar High Court, Puan Noor Shahidah binti Saharom is at APPENDIX–11.

3. Batu Pahat

3.1 Sessions Court

(i) The Sessions Court will operate only for the purposes of criminal matters involving fresh charges;

(ii) All other matters are postponed to a dated to be notified;

(iii) Mentions for cases registered manually will be via email while those registered via e-filing will be by way of e-Review in the Case Management System [CMS];

(iv) Members are advised to check the CMS for case status. For cases registered manually, members may contact the interpreters for further information and assistance.

3.2 Magistrates’ Courts

(i) All civil and criminal matters set down for trial/hearing are postponed to a date after MCO 2.0; the rescheduled dates will be notified in due course by the courts;

(ii) Only fresh criminal charges and remand matters will proceed;

(iii) Cases registered manually will be dealt with via email while those registered via e-filing will be by way of e-Review.

4. Kluang

4.1 Sessions Court

(i) All civil and criminal matters scheduled during this period are vacated. Remand proceedings and fresh charges will proceed as usual;

(ii) dates for matters registered via e-filing can be obtained via said system after 3:30 p.m, the latest;

(iii) e-Review matters may proceed as scheduled;

(iv) for adoption matters, the court will contact the solicitors concerned via email for suitable dates;

(v) the list of rescheduled dates is at APPENDIX–12 and reproduced here:-

Original Dates
[PK/B/BP/SB]
Rescheduled Dates
[PK/B/BP/SB]  
13 Januari 202116 Februari 2021
14 Januari 202117 Februari 2021
18 Januari 202121 Februari 2021
19 Januari 202122 Februari 2021
20 Januari 202123 Februari 2021
21 Januari 202124 Februari 2021
24 Januari 202125 Februari 2021
25 Januari 202128 Februari 2021
26 Januari 20211 Mac 2021

Note:

PK : Pengurusan Kes

SB : Sambung Bicara

B  :  Bicara

BP: Bicara Permohonan

4.2 Magistrate’s Court

Civil Matters

(i) Trial/hearing dates for all civil matters are converted to Case Management dates and will be conducted through email with respective parties to reschedule the trial/hearing dates. For matters registered via e-filing, please check the CMS;

(ii) Case managements in the CMS will proceed per usual via e-Review;

(iii) Mentions for cases registered manually will be via email while those registered via e-filing will be by way of e-Review in the CMS.

Criminal Matters

(iv) criminal trials are vacated and court will reschedule the trial dates through email;

(v) all criminal mentions are rescheduled per APPENDIX–13 and reproduced below:-

Original Dates  Rescheduled Dates  
13.01.202116.02.2021
14.01.202116.02.2021
17.01.202117.02.2021
18.01.202118.02.2021
19.01.202121.02.2021
20.01.202122.02.2021
21.01.202123.02.2021
24.01.202124.02.2021
25.01.202102.03.2021
26.01.202103.03.2021

(vi) only cases involving fresh charges or remand will proceed daily.

5. Segamat

(i) Trial/hearing dates for all civil matters are converted to Case Management dates. Parties will be notified of the rescheduled trial/hearing dates in due course;

(ii) Case managements in the CMS will proceed per usual via e-Review;

(iii) Mentions for cases registered manually will be via email while those registered via e-filing will be by way of e-Review in the CMS.

Members will be kept duly informed of developments. As always, stay safe and well.

Please do not hesitate to forward any queries, concerns or issues, the Johore Bar Secretariat at secretariat@johorebar.org.my

Thank you.

SHAHAREEN BEGUM BINTI ABDUL SUBHAN

CHAIRMAN

Note: Please refer the attachment with the Secretariat.

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