Construction Law : Issues and Challenges Workshop was held on 10th and 11th October 2013 and is the second collaboration between the Judicial Appointments Commission and the Kuala Lumpur Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) in organising training for the judiciary. This is subsequent to seminar entitled “The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudicaton Act 2012 : Role of the Court “ held on 15th and 16th March 2013.
The objective of this workshop was to enhance the participants’ understanding on the technical aspects relating to the construction industry and laws.
This workshop was facilitated by Ir. Harbans Singh who is an arbitrator, adjudicator and professional mediator who specialises in construction law and alternative dispute resolution.
A total of 19 participants comprising 3 Appeal Court judges, 10 High Court judges and 6 Judicial Commissioners attended this workshop. It was officiated by YAA Tun Arifin b. Zakaria, the Chief Justice.
The workshop was divided into 8 modules that emphasised the main issues commonly encountered in the construction industry e.g project implementation, contract implementation, tender process and financial issues.
The closing ceremony was graced by YAA Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Zulkefli b. Ahmad Makinudin, Hakim Besar Malaya.