|Bar Council reduces the number of Committees|
|Monday, 07 April 2008 09:22am|
KUALA LUMPUR, Sun: As part of its cost-cutting measure, the Bar Council decided yesterday to reduce the number of committees to 27 from 36 previously.
The committees which have been scrapped are Campaign for a
Judicial Commission; Library Committee; Study Loan Committee and Touting.
The Solicitors Remuneration Enforcement Committee will now become a sub-committee of the Conveyancing Practice Committee. It will be chaired by former Bar Councillor Ong Siew Wan while its former chair Asmadi Awang will now be its deputy chair.
Roger Tan, who has chaired the Conveyancing Practice Committee for the last 2 terms, will now chair the National Young Lawyers Committee. Terengganu State Bar Representative, Lee Leng Guan will now chair the Conveyaning Practice Committee.
Edmund Bon, the previous chair of National Young Lawyers Committee, will now concentrate solely on human rights work as the chair of the Human Rights Committee.
Datuk Hj. Kuthubul Zaman Bukhari, Lalitha Menon, George Varughese, Christopher Leong, Ravindra Kumar, Ng Kong Peng, Cecil Rajendra, Ragunath Kesavan, Steven Thiruneelakandan and Yeo Yang Poh will continue to chair their previous committees.
The following have been appointed to head the respective committees.
Working in the Best Interest of the Malaysian Bar.
written by Tan Peek Guat, Monday, April 07 2008 09:38 am
Bar Council reduces the number of Committees
written by Ragumaren Gopal, Monday, April 07 2008 10:58 am
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