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KOTA KINABALU: Law associations from Sabah and Sarawak agree with Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian that a judge with Borneo experience is needed to hear appeal cases from the High Court involving matters coming from the two states.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Sarawak legal profession hopes that Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat will continue with the reforms laid out by her predecessor for the judiciary.
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APRIL 29 — We refer to recent media reports regarding the proposed Legal Profession Bill (“the proposed Bill”) in relation to the legal professions in Sabah and Sarawak.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Association of Muslim Lawyers Sabah (Amal) opposes the proposed extension of the Legal Profession Act 2019 (LPA 2019) to Sabah and Sarawak, supporting the stand taken by the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).
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KOTA KINABALU: The legal fraternities in Sabah and Sarawak are against the extension of the Legal Profession Act (LPA) 2019 to both states.
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KOTA KINABALU: Law practitioners in Sabah and Sarawak are capable of handling legal matters in their own states without interference from "outsiders", say the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).
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KUCHING, April 26 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has rallied the legal fraternity of East Malaysia to oppose the extension of the Malaysian Bar Council’s proposed Legal P...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has no problem with the relocation of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registry from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawyer has questioned the motive behind the shock decision to move the registry of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu from May 1.
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KUCHING: The federal government's decision to relocate the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1 has taken Sarawakian lawyers and lawmakers by surprise, with some questioning whether it is constitutional.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The federal government is relocating the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1, according to a circular leaked onlin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Prime Minister should only be allowed a limited role in vetoing the recommendations made by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) in the appointment and elevation or ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The night of May 9 last year was certainly filled with tension and anxiety for Malaysian Bar president George Varughese as the general election results trickled in.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia’s three legal associations should join the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to help select superior court judges, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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KUCHING (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Sarawakian Facebook user sentenced to 10 years' jail for insulting Islam will undergo mental observation following an order by the high court here.
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the state of the Malaysian judiciary, sources told FMT.
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Gerakan has questioned the motive behind the delay in setting up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into alleged judicial interference as claimed in an affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judg...
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The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has proposed to the government to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over the allegation of judicial interference in the affidavit made by a sitting ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Sabah Law Society has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and police to expedite investigations into an affidavit by a Court of Appeal judge claiming misconduct am...
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Some groups and individuals have gone into a song and dance about the gala dinner held in conjunction with what is known as the Opening of the Legal Year 2019 in Kota Kinabalu last Friday.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: The Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia (PPMM) today said there is nothing wrong with the trademark dancing at the Opening of the Legal Year (OLY) 2019, but asked why the chief justi...
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The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has hit out what it described as the politicisation of the dance at a Kota Kinabalu gala event hosted for the legal fraternity, adding that critics do not un...
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KOTA KINABALU: Saying there is now greater commitment on all sides in restoring the rights of Sabah and Sarawak under the 1963 Malaysia Agreement, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas urged lawyers in the tw...