Seminar on A Guide to the Criminal Procedure Code

23 Feb 2024 - Fri / 1 day / 9:00am - 1:00pm / Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium, Level 2, Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia, 2 Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

The Bar Council Criminal Law Committee is organising the second and final instalment of a three-part lecture series entitled “A Guide to the Criminal Procedure Code”. This seminar seeks to assist those who are interested in understanding the fundamentals of criminal procedure.

Member: RM 60
Pupil in Chambers: RM 60
Non-Member: RM 60
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD Points: 4
Event Code:


This seminar covers the following topics:-


  • Opening address
  • Burden and standard of proof
  • The Art of Cross-Examination (including cross-examining enforcement officers)
  • Mitigation
  • Sentencing
  • Bail Pending Appeal against Conviction


Salim Bashir is a senior legal practitioner who has played a significant role in Malaysia’s legal community.  He has served as the President of the Malaysian Bar for the term 2021/22.  Throughout his legal career, Salim has held various positions within the Malaysian Bar and other legal bodies, including roles as an Adjunct Professor at UiTM’s Law Faculty and as Secretary of the Malaysian Bar.  He has also contributed to legal education by serving as a lecturer at Thammasat University and Universiti Teknologi Mara, while also providing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training for the Bar Council.  Additionally, Salim has also served in the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board and the Legal Profession Qualifying Board.  He also received a “Personality Award” from the Selangor Bar in 2019.

Terms and Conditions

Event Policy

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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 event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
  • No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.

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.


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


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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  • 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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