Circular No: 011/2022
Date: 31 January 2022
To all members of the Kuala Lumpur Bar
NOTICE is hereby given that the 30TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (“AGM”) of the KUALA LUMPUR BAR will be held on THURSDAY, 24 FEBRUARY 2022 at 2:00PM virtually.
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 31 January 2022 there are 9,132 members in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and therefore the quorum is 457 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 3:00pm. If the quorum is not present by 3:00pm, the AGM shall be adjourned to 3:05pm on the same day and at the same venue and if the quorum is not present within one hour from the time appointed for holding the adjourned meeting, the members present shall constitute the quorum.
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. Details on how to register for the AGM will be sent in due course.
Dated 31 January 2022
Alvin Oh Seong Yew
• The Right Honourable Chief Justice has 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 has directed that all applications for adjournment are to be made to the respective Court concerned. Click here for a copy of the email from the Chief Registrar pertaining to the consent for adjournments.
• Members will earn one (1) CPD point each for attending the AGM under the Malaysian Bar CPD Scheme. CPD Code will be updated in due course.