CIRCULAR NO. 18  OF 2011

Chief Justice’s directive dated 19th May 2011 on Thumbprint

requirement for documents affirmed by Commissioner for Oaths

1.        We refer to the above matter.

2        Kindly be informed that the Melaka Court has been instructed by the office of the Chief Registrar to continue to accept all documents signed by the deponents without the affixation of any thumb prints despite the directive referred to above. This instruction will remain in force pending further directives from the Chief Registrar’s office after due consultation with the CJ, CJM and the Bar Council on the said matter.

3.     Members who encounter any problems despite the aforesaid are requested to inform the Bar Committee for assistance.

Yours faithfully,

Jason Kay Kit Leon


Malacca Bar Committee

1.         Bar Council
2.         Johor Bar Committee

3.         Negeri Sembilan Bar Committee

4.         Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee

5.         Selangor Bar Committee

6.         Perak Bar Committee

7.         Pahang Bar Committee

8.         Terengganu Bar Committee

9.         Kelantan Bar Committee

10.       Penang Bar Committee

11.       Kedah/Perlis Bar Committee

Malacca Bar Committee

No. 9373,  Jalan Indah 1,

Taman Indah Section 1,
Bukit Sebukor,  75150 Melaka

Tel     : 06 – 284  5519 / 284  3396
Fax    : 06 – 283  0755



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