14 Jan '12, 3am

Speech by Lim Chee Wee, Chairman of Bar Council, at the Opening of the Legal Year 2012 (14 Jan ...: [Salutations...

Apart from the Combined Rules having an impact on litigation practice by mid-year, the coming into force of the Subordinate Courts (Amendment) Act 2010 in the near future, which increases the monetary jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court and the Sessions Court and confers upon the Sessions Court the power to grant injunctions and declarations, will also change the litigation landscape. In the Bar’s discussions with the Chief Justice, we have been assured that the Sessions Court judges will be given proper training to ensure they are equipped with the necessary knowledge and expertise to handle such matters. We have also been assured that only the more senior and experienced Sessions Court judges will be tasked to hear applications for injunctive relief. The Bar Council is presently looking into further safeguards and measures that can be proposed to the Chief Justice to e...

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