Circulars

Notification from the KL Bar Criminal Practice Committee – Remand Centres for Kuala Lumpur

Dear Members of the KL Bar,

Pursuant to a meeting on 7.5.2012 between the Registrar of the High Court of Malaya, PDRM and Members of the Bar (representing the Bar Council, KL Bar Criminal Practice Committee and YBGK) pertaining to Remand Centres and Remand Proceedings in Kuala Lumpur, we have been informed of the following:-

1. There will be two (2) Remand Centres for Kuala Lumpur as follows:-

(a) Jinjang Remand Centre (currently operational)
Tel No : 03-6251 5252 or 6251 5222
Fax No : 03-6251 0472

Address: Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Jinjang, Jalan Jinjang Utara,
52000 Kuala Lumpur

The Jinjang Remand Centre will handle detainees from IPD Sentul and IPD Brickfields.

(b) Dang Wangi Remand Centre (will start operation on 1.6.2012)
Tel No : 03-2600 2222 ext 2227
Fax No : 03-2691 3582

Address: Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Dang Wangi, Jalan Dang Wangi,
50100 Kuala Lumpur

The Dang Wangi Remand Centre will handle detainees from IPK KL, IPD Dang Wangi, IPD Cheras as well those detainees which are on transit for other states.

(Note: The phones and fax machines are located at the general office in the respective police stations. As such, members are advised to call and to follow up as to whether their letters has been brought to the attention of the presiding Judicial Officer)

2. Both Remand Centres will start remand proceedings at 11.00 am every morning. Members of the Bar are however advised to be present earlier should they wish to interview their clients.

3. Members will be allowed to use certain rooms (subject to availability) for interviewing purposes.

Regards,
Amrit Pal Singh
Chairperson
KL Bar Criminal Practice Committee