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Committal Proceedings and Contempt of Court in Civil Practice

18 Sep 2019 - Wed / 1 day / 2:30pm - 4:30pm / Seminar Room, Mezzanine Floor, Wisma MCA, 163 Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur

Committal proceedings empower the courts to hold a person in contempt for refusing to obey an order. It (committal) ensures that the due administration of justice is possible and that litigants do not disregard Courts orders. The procedure that underlies committal applications is contained in Order 52 of the Rules of Court 2012, although a substantial portion of this is drawn from the common law.

Member: RM 90
Members Admitted From 1 July 2011: RM 70
Law Student: RM 50
Pupil In Chambers: RM 50
Non Member: RM 180
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD: Legal Learning Lab
CPD Points: 2
Circular No:
Event Code:
T3/18092019/BC/BC193367/2

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Description

Committal proceedings empower the courts to hold a person in contempt for refusing to obey an order. It (committal) ensures that the due administration of justice is possible and that litigants do not disregard Courts orders. The procedure that underlies committal applications is contained in Order 52 of the Rules of Court 2012, although a substantial portion of this is drawn from the common law. Join us for an exciting seminar where the speaker will discuss and share his knowledge with regard to the following topics:

  • Applications for committal – Order 52 Rules of Court 2012
  • Requirement for a penal notice – Order 45, r. 7 Rules of Court 2012)
  • When the Court can cite for contempt of its own motion
  • Discussion as to the procedural aspects of committal applications (what must and must not be
    in the papers, which documents are to be filed and others)
  • What are the common errors committed by practitioners?
  • What happens after a person is cited for contempt?
  • Sentencing
  • Mitigating factors

Speaker

Gavin Jayapal graduated from the University of Leeds and is a Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple. He also holds a Masters in Law from the University of Malaya and is an Accredited Mediator.

Gavin specialises in litigation and runs a boutique practice in Petaling Jaya.

He has applied for and resisted applications for committal at the High Court. Gavin is actively involved in civil litigation and regularly appears at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Committal applications are a necessary evil at the best of times and this seminar seeks to expound upon the finer points of the same.

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Refunds 

Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:

  • Full refunds will be issued if the cancellation is notified to the organiser three business days before the event.
  • No refunds will be issued if the cancellation is notified to the organiser less than three business days from the event.

The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.

Transferral

You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.

Attendance 

CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.

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Disclaimer

  • Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
  • No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
  • No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).

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