Circulars

21st AGM of the Kuala Lumpur Bar and Annual Report 2012/13

NOTICE

21st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
KUALA LUMPUR BAR
[Pursuant to Section 70(1) of the Legal Profession Act 1976
as amended by the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2006]

NOTICE is hereby given that the 21st ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (“AGM”) of the KUALA LUMPUR BAR will be held on FRIDAY, 22 FEBRUARY 2013 at 3:00PM at the AUDITORIUM, LEVEL 3, WISMA MCA, 163 JALAN AMPANG, KUALA LUMPUR.

Pursuant to Section 70(2A) of the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2006, the quorum shall be five per cent of the total number of members of the State Bar. As at 9 January 2013 there are 7,242 members in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and therefore the quorum is 362 members.

Kindly take note that pursuant to section 70(2B) of the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2006, the quorum has to be present within one hour from the time appointed for holding the meeting i.e. by 4:00pm. If the quorum is not present by 4:00pm, the AGM shall be adjourned to 4:05pm on the same day and at the same venue.

Members are urged to make every effort to attend the AGM so that issues affecting members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar may be effectively discussed by as many members as possible.

Dated this 9 day of January 2013.

Ravinder Singh Dhalliwal
Honorary Secretary

N.B.

  • The Right Honourable Chief Justice and the President of the Industrial Court have very kindly agreed to allow adjournment of cases for members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar to attend the above AGM. The Right Honourable Chief Justice however has advised that members apply early for adjournments but for cases that are scheduled for the morning, no adjournment is necessary as the AGM is only starting at 3:00pm. Click here or the pdf icon on the top right hand corner for copy of the letters.
  • Registration Counters will be opened at 1:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Wisma MCA is located close to the Ampang Park (Kelana Jaya Line) LRT Station and members are encouraged to use public transportation, as parking spaces may be limited.

Click here for the Annual Report 2012/13. (The Annual Report on CD-ROM will follow by mail).

(Note: The KL Bar Secretariat at Wisma Kraftangan will close at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, 22 February 2013 for the staff to assist at the KL Bar AGM)