Malaysia-Request for Feedback on Issues Relating to Court Practices

Request for Feedback on Issues Relating to Court Practices

Please be informed that the deadline to submit your input has been extended to 25 Sept 2015 (Friday).


Circular No 179/2015
Dated 28 Aug 2015
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Request for Feedback on Issues Relating to Court Practices
The Bar Council Court Liaison Committee ("CLC") plans to organise meetings with the Judiciary and other relevant authorities and organisations, to discuss issues faced by Members of the Bar in relation to court practices.
In order for these meetings to be meaningful and effective, we invite Members to provide feedback on issues relating to court practices, including details of the following:
(1)   Specific instances;
(2)   Specific court;
(3)   Specific court registries;
(4)   Specific court officers; and/or
(5)   Specific e-filing officers.
Further, following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 with effect from 1 Apr 2015, CLC has received numerous enquiries raised by Members of the Bar regarding the Goods and Services Tax ("GST") on foreclosure proceedings and public auctions of immovable properties at the High Court of Malaya.
In this regard, CLC, the Bar Council Conveyancing Practice Committee, and the Bar Council Tax Subcommittee of the Corporate and Commercial Law Committee, have requested a dialogue with the Royal Malaysian Customs Department ("Customs"), to discuss the various issues raised by Members of the Bar. 
Please note that CLC requires specific details to be provided, in order to take up the issues raised, with the relevant parties.
CLC will collate the responses in preparation for the meetings.
Kindly submit your input by 11 Sept 2015 (Friday) to Vilashini Vijayan, Executive Officer, by email at, or by fax at 03-2050 2112.
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Vilashini Vijayan by telephone at 03-2050 2095, or by email at
Thank you.
Kenny Lai Choe Ken and Desmond Ho Chee Cheong
Court Liaison Committee
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