Thursday, 13 December 2018

Malaysia-Relocation of the Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Kuala Lumpur)

Relocation of the Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Kuala Lumpur)







Circular No 295/2018
Dated 11 Dec 2018
To Members of the Malaysian Bar and pupils in chambers,
Relocation of the Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Kuala Lumpur)
The Bar Council Legal Aid Centre (Kuala Lumpur) ("LAC KL") has informed us that it will be relocating to Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia (formerly known as Wisma Straits Trading), 2 Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. 
LAC KL is expected to begin operations at the new premises in mid-January 2019. 
During the relocation exercise (which commenced last week and is now underway), LAC KL can be reached at the following address:
Bilik Pusat Bantuan Guaman
Aras 1, Kompleks Mahkamah Kuala Lumpur
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim
Kompleks Kerajaan
50480 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-6203 1534
The general email address, which remain unchanged, is as follows: legalaid@kllac.com
Thank you.
Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar


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Dewan Rakyat adjourns, Reform Agenda implemented - Speaker
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The reform agenda of the Parliament was implemented at the second meeting of the first term of the 14th Parliament which came to a close today after sitting for 30 days since Oct 15.

MALAYSIACONTRACTS & COMMERCIALNEWS
Heavier Penalties await Illegal Cigarette, Liquor Traders, Syndicates Customs
SUBANG JAYA, Dec 11 (Bernama) - Traders and syndicates of smuggled cigarettes and liquor will face stiffer penalties after amendments on Section 135 of the Customs Act 1976 and Section 74 of the Excise Act 1976 were passed at Dewan Rakyat yesterday.

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Dewan Rakyat passes Three Acts to give University Students Political Freedom
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - After almost five decades, university students are getting closer to achieve freedom to be involved in politics in campus after amendments on three related acts including the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) 1971 were passed at Dew ...

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Former Bodyguard jailed Two Years for causing Hurt to Wife
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 ( Bernama) - A former bodyguard was sentenced to two years' jail by the Sessions Court here today for voluntarily causing grievous hurt to his wife with his bare hands, last September.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Appeals Court upholds Decision on TNB's Negligence in Bertam Valley Floods
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 11 (Bernama) - Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) lost its appeal today to set aside a High Court decision which found the company negligent for causing floods in Bertam Valley, Cameron Highlands in 2013.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Court proposes Mediation in Theresa Kok's Suit against Jamal
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The High Court today proposed that Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok who filed a libel suit against Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos over alleged misuse of Yayasan Warisan Anak Selangor (Yawas) funds, resolve the case via mediation.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Persatuan Kebangsaan Pekerja-Pekerja Bank v Standard Chatered Bank Malaysia Berhad
Date: 30 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3080 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Hannafe Bin Zaini v Agro Bank Berhad
Date: 30 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3081 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Rowland Anak Nicholas v Murphy Sarawak Oil Co Ltd
Date: 30 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3092 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

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