Tag: Malaysian Bar
Its president, Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor, says the importance of protecting water sources is recognised by Parliament.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says the lack of consultation does not reflect well on the government's resolve to practise transparency, accountability, integrity and good governance.
How did a simple inquest into the death of a fireman become a complicated and potentially explosive affair?
The Advocates Association of Sarawak says some reforms have taken place under former chief justice Richard Malanjum during his one year in office.
It says the process should be overhauled in the wake of recent decisions by the public prosecutor to discontinue or withdraw proceedings in several high-profile cases.
The Malaysian Bar says judicial decisions must survive public scrutiny in order to stand the test of time.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it has been more than 50 days since Putrajaya said it would do so.
The Malaysian Bar says it is ‘appalled’ by the finding implicating the Special Branch and calls on the government to implement the recommendations, including setting up a special probe team and to find the missing persons fast.
Richard Malanjum gives the example of lawyers who drop names of judges in order to impress their clients, and collect money to settle cases.
But Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says the attorney-general is not obliged to do so.
George Varughese recalls the cold relationship with the judiciary and the Attorney-General's Chambers due to events that unfolded earlier but which changed for the better when a new government was installed.
It will study the cases and get independent legal advice before coming to a decision, says president George Varughese.
Its president, George Varughese, says 'frivolous’ applications to delay trial are a breach of rules.
Malaysian Bar president George Varughese reminds Pakatan Harapan government that it had described the law as 'tyrannical' in the run-up to the May 9 polls.
Bar president George Varughese says the proposals are geared towards self-regulation of the legal profession in the peninsula.
Putrajaya must fulfil its pledge to abolish all oppressive laws, says Bar president George Varughese.
Bar president George Varughese says he will be given a slot to deliver a speech this year, unlike last year's ceremony which saw a change in format.
It suggests an amnesty programme to allow ‘illegal’ migrants to be ‘regularised’ and for the government’s legal aid service to be extended to migrants and refugees.
its president George Varughese says the status of the Human Rights Commission will be elevated if members' appointments are sanctioned by the legislature instead of the prime minister.
However, Bar president George Varughese says they will not be sending lawyers to act as independent observers as they received no invitation from the organisers.
Saying these laws have been abused in the past and the potential for misuse remains, its president George Varughese calls on the government to respect its own election pledge.
George Varughese says it is proposing to take charge of running the entry examination to ensure only qualified persons are accepted.
The Malaysian Bar says this will give all implicated persons an opportunity to clear their names.
George Varughese says the replacement course must not be primarily focused on exams.