The prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that when the Syariah Legal Profession Act is tabled in Parliament, most likely early next year, there will then be the formation of a Syariah Bar Council which will be sanctioned to regulate the lawyers and protection of clients under the Syariah legal system.
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The Bersih 2.0 rally which is scheduled for July 9 took an unexpected turn after organisers confirmed that they will cancel the street demonstration and will hold their event in a stadium after holding an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong recently. However, it seems that the situation is hitting a halt again after Bersih’s… Read more »
The Bersih 2.0 rally this coming July 9 has been gathering much steam and a lot of media spotlight since it has been announced. The rally’s objective was to call for a clean and fair electoral process. While the outcome is known to be futile, the organizers decided to go ahead with the rally because… Read more »
The ISA (Internal Security Act) is one of the most controversial laws in the country where it is used against anyone threatening national security. As it is commonly used to arrest terrorists or those suspected to be linked to one, politicians have also been arrested for uttering seditious statements in public which could cause public… Read more »
Perhaps the most ideal housewife tool ever created, the AMMI is generally a mobile marketing intelligent appliance. Its main aim is to fulfill the household’s everyday grocery needs where it is able to travel to the supermarket, shop for what you need every day and get home safely. They have yet to finalize what it… Read more »
Following the recent call for the right of legal representative when in police custody, the Malaysian Bar said that the legal rights of any individual must be regarded to be as important as safety in itself.
Lim Chee Wee, the outspoken president of the Malaysian Bar said that they are calling for the IGP (Inspector-General of Police) and the force to stop harassing lawyers who are to meet their clients when under police custody. This came in the wake of a recent claim by a lawyer Fadiah Nadwa Fikri who alleged… Read more »
Following the recent launch of a National Inquiry into the land rights of the Orang Asli and Orang Asal by SUHAKAM the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia, the Bar Council has called on the government to look into the results of the inquiry which is scheduled to be released next year.
The constant call for changes to the livelihood of the Orang Asli in Malaysia will enjoy a positive step forward if the proposed amendments to the Orang Asli Act are passed which will focus in the efforts of bridging the community into the mainstream society.
When appointed to the chair, Lim Chee Wee at the age of 43 is the youngest ever Malaysian Bar president but despite that he has proven to be ‘a hard nut to crack’ where he is not easily swayed from the principals of the council and its philosophies. Since taking over the presidency, he has… Read more »