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KLBC Activities Report for August 2017

1 August 2017 Seminar on An Introduction to Industrial Court Procedures Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Atan Mustaffa Yussof Ahmad at the KL Bar Auditorium from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The seminar was attended by 54 participants and covered, amongst others, "Industrial Relations Act 1967"; "Industrial Court Rules 1967"; "Industrial Relations Regulations 1967"; "The Industrial Court"; "Industrial Court Proceedings"; "Preparing and Presenting"; "Costs and Awards"; "The nature of awards"; "The limits imposed by sec. 30(6) IRA"; "Effect of an award"; "Avenues to challenge an award of the Industrial Court"; "Judicial review"; "Application under sec. 33A"; "Stay of award"; and "Non-compliance of an award & Penalty". 2 August 2017 Pupils Introduction Session A monthly tradition

KLBC Activities Report for July 2017

5 July 2017 Pupils Introduction Session A monthly tradition, the July’s Pupils Introduction Session was held on 5 July 2017. The session, attended by 84 pupils, was led by Alvin Oh. The purpose of the session is to introduce pupils to the structure of the Malaysian Bar and the Kuala Lumpur Bar, the election to both the Bar Council and the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (“KLBC”) and the highlights of the Malaysian Bar. It included a session for pupils to raise issues and problems faced by them during their pupillage period. The other executive committee members of the KLBC were also present to provide input and possible solutions. As in previous sessions, the pupils were also shown a video montage of the History of the Malaysian Bar. A session on harassment and/or sexual harassment awareness was introduced with the purpose of educating the pupils on such issues and providing them details on how to report harassment if they are faced with such behaviour. The session was conducted by Bet