Thursday, 23 November 2017

Malaysia-Invitation for Members of the Bar to Apply for the Position of Chairman of the Industrial Court of Malaysia

Invitation for Members of the Bar to Apply for the Position of Chairman of the Industrial Court of Malaysia





Please note that the deadline has been extended to ​​24 Nov 2017 (Friday).
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Circular No 261/2017
Dated 20 Nov 2017
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Invitation for Members of the Bar to Apply for the Position of Chairman of the Industrial Court of Malaysia
The Ministry of Human Resources has extended to us a letter entitled "Jemputan Kepada Ahli-Ahli Majlis Peguam Malaysia untuk Memohon Jawatan Pengerusi Mahkamah Perusahaan Gred Utama C (Terbuka) Secara Kontrak, Mahkamah Perusahaan, Kementerian Sumber Manusia", dated 10 Nov 2017, which we received on 14 Nov 2017.
The letter states that Members of the Bar are invited to apply for the position of Chairman of the Industrial Court.  Please refer to Appendices A and B for more details and for the application form. 
Please submit your completed application form on or before 24 Nov 2017 (Friday) (extended from the deadline of 20 Nov 2017 stated in the letter), to:
Cawangan Pengurusan Sumber Manusia
Bahagian Pembangunan, Kewangan dan Sumber Manusia
Aras 8, Blok D3, Kompleks D
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62530 Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
(u.p: Puan Nor Asiah bt Said)
The relevant portion of the letter is reproduced below, and a copy of it is attached for your reference.
Thank you.
Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar
 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Tarikh: 10 November 2017
                                                                                                         
JEMPUTAN KEPADA AHLI-AHLI MAJLIS PEGUAM MALAYSIA UNTUK MEMOHON JAWATAN PENGERUSI MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN GRED UTAMA C (TERBUKA) SECARA KONTRAK, MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN, KEMENTERIAN SUMBER MANUSIA

Saya dengan hormatnya merujuk kepada perkara di atas.
2.         Adalah dimaklumkan bahawa Mahkamah Perusahaan merupakan jabatan di bawah Kementerian Sumber Manusia yang bertanggungjawab untuk membicarakan dan menurunkan keputusan atau award pertikaian perusahaan sama ada yang dirujuk YB Menteri Sumber Manusia atau rujukan terus oleh pihak yang bertikai serta berfungsi untuk mendaftar dan memberi pengiktirafan perjanjian kolektif yang diamanahkan oleh majikan/kesatuan.
3.         Sehubungan dengan itu, bagi memastikan Mahkamah Perusahaan dapat berfungsi dengan baik dan lancar, Kementerian Sumber Manusia dengan ini menjemput ahli-ahli Majlis Peguam Malaysia yang memenuhi ciri-ciri Pengerusi Mahkamah Perusahaan Gred Utama C (Terbuka) Secara Kontrak (Lampiran A) yang ditetapkan untuk memohon jawatan ini. Kerjasama pihak tuan adalah dimohon untuk mewar-warkan kepada ahli-ahli Majlis Peguam Malaysia yang berminat untuk memohon jawatan ini dengan melengkapkan Borang Permohonan Jawatan Pengerusi Mahkamah Perusahaan Gred Utama C (Terbuka) Secara Kontrak (Lampiran B).
4.         Borang permohonan yang telah lengkap diisi hendaklah dikemukakan sebelum atau pada 20 November 2017 kepada alamat di bawah:
Cawangan Pengurusan Sumber Manusia,
Bahagian Pembangunan, Kewangan dan Sumber Manusia,
Aras 8, Blok D3, Kompleks D,
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan,
62530 Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya.
(u.p: Puan Nor Asiah binti Said)
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Malaysia-Update on E-Courts | E-Filing and Digital Certificate and Token

Update on E-Courts | E-Filing and Digital Certificate and Token






_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Circular No 218/2017
Dated 5 Oct 2017
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Update on E-Courts | E-Filing and Digital Certificate and Token
We refer to Circular No 104/2017 dated 25 May 2017, and Circular No 135/2017 dated 5 July 2017, where we informed Members of the Bar that the e-Court Phase 2 system is replacing the e-Court Phase 1 system, and provided updates to assist Members with the transition.
(1) Application Process for Digital Certificate and Token
The Bar Council has received numerous complaints regarding the delay in the process of purchasing and obtaining digital certificates and tokens from the vendor, Augmented Technology Sdn Bhd.
We have been liaising with Augmented Technology Sdn Bhd to simplify and expedite the application process.  You are now required to provide only the following, to apply for your digital certificate and token:
(a) A completed Personal Certificate Application Form, available for download from here;
(b) A photocopy of your National Registration Identification Card ("MyKad"); and
(c) Payment and payment slip (online banking / CDM).
For additional details, please refer to the Personal Certificate Application Form.
This new, simplified procedure will take effect on 6 Oct 2017 (Friday).
To register for an e-filing account or to renew your existing token, and for further information, please refer to the "Getting Started" tab, here.
(2) Package Deals for Digital Certificate and Token
The following package deals are available for obtaining the digital certificate and token required for e-filing:
No
Type of Package
Price (RM)
(inclusive of 6% GST)
(1)
New certificate / renewal of certificate + new token
(valid for 2 years)
220
(2)
Renewal of certificate using existing token
(valid for 2 years)
180
(3)
New certificate / renewal of certificate + new token
(valid for 1 year)
160
(4)
Renewal of certificate using existing token (valid for 1 year)
120
(3) Additional Information
For more information about e-filing and related matters, please refer to the attached user guide entitled "Standard Operating Procedure", and to the FAQ page, here.

Should you have any enquiries regarding the digital certificate and token, please contact Augmented Technology Sdn Bhd by telephone at 03-8926 0550, or by email at ec-support@aug-tech.com.

Thank you.

Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar
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Malaysia-Workshop on Protecting Intangibles: An Introduction to Intellectual Property (6 Dec 2017)

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Malaysia-POSTPONEMENT | Introductory Workshop on Holding a Watching Brief (23 Nov 2017)

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We regret to inform that this workshop has been postponed until further notice, due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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