Saturday, 5 March 2011

Regulate Will Writing Enterprise in Malaysia


This is a proposed motion to be tabled at the 65th Malaysian Bar AGM on 12th March 2011.



P
roposed Motion calling upon the Government of Malaysia to regulate the Will Writing Enterprises in Malaysia.  

Preamble:-
Recognising the fact that writing a Will is a crucial and significant, financial and personal decision that someone may make;

Recognising the need to protect consumers keen in engaging Will Writers in Malaysia;

Recognising the current practise where Will Writers may not be necessarily legally trained.



The Motion:-
The Malaysian Bar calls upon the Government of Malaysia to effectively regulate the Will Writing Industry in Malaysia.

The Malaysian Bar calls upon the Government of Malaysia to impose a rule that a Will Writer ought to have Legal Qualification, as a minimal standard;

Alternatively the Malaysian Bar suggests that the Government of Malaysia conduct Trainings and Courses leading to a Diploma or Certificate in Will Writing, which may be held at our Institutions of Higher Learning; to train the current and future Will Writers.

                 Dated : 3rd March 2011 

1 comment:

Kit said...

I'd just blogged about the dilemma I'm facing in choosing the will writer and stumbled upon your post. Will definitely support the proposal. All the best!

Hey, if I do take the road of becoming a will writer myself, will certainly appreciate the legal training :)