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News - Council supports proposal to make JPs more responsible

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Justices of the Peace Council (Majaps) welcomed the proposal by Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk VK Liew to make JPs more responsible when attesting to documents. Its president, Datuk Clarence Bongkos Malakun, said that as explained by Liew, the ministry intends to amend the Statutory Declaration Act 1960 for the benefit of the wider public and to prevent fraudulent transfer of lands such as in the Adorna Case as decided by the Kuala Lumpur Supreme Court. "Incidentally there are JPs in Sabah who were appointed by the Head of State but are not members of Majaps.

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Speech - The Official Launching Of A One-Day Seminar

I am pleased to be here and speak before distinguished guests and participants attending this seminar. I understand that this event, jointly organised by the Council of the Justices of the Peace, Sabah (MAJAPS) and the Sabah Law Association (SLA), is a follow-up to a successful seminar held on the 13th September 2008 that focused on the Constitutional Rights of Sabah and Sarawak within the Federation of Malaysia. I must congratulate both MAJAPS and SLA for once again organising today's seminar.

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