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10 Reasons why you young lawyers should attend Malaysian Bar AGM
by perakbar

Dear Young Lawyers,

This Saturday (15th March 2014) is the Malaysian Bar’s 68th AGM.

Here are 10 reasons why you as a young lawyer should attend (reasons are arranged in no particular order):-

1. You will get 1 CPD point for attending the AGM;

2. You will get to vote on the Motion regarding the Contiuning Professional Development Scheme;

3. You will get to vote on the Motion on the amendments to the Prevention of Crime Act 1959;

4. You will get to vote on the Motion on environment and climate change: Government to ensure effective enforcement of environmental laws and to uphold its pledges to the international community to reduce Malaysia’s carbon emissions by 40% by the year 2020;

5. You will get to vote on the Motion regarding retired judges of the superior courts appearing as counsel in court;

6. You will get to vote on the Motion on domestic inquiry, misconduct, and respect of worker and trade union rights in Malaysia;

7. You will get to vote on the Motion in the matter of fair and equal competition in conveyancing loan for sole proprietorship firms and partnership firms;

8. You will get to vote on the Motion to amend/delete S49 and S51 of the Legal Profession Act 1976;

9. You will get to vote on the Motion regarding the death penalty; and

10. You will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with other lawyers.

There you have it. 10 reasons to attend the Malaysian Bar’s AGM. If you have a notion about the motion, come vote on it. If you wish to read more about the motions, you can access them at www.malaysianbar.org.my.

Hope to see you this Saturday.

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