Objects of the Association

  • To uphold the cause of justice without regard to its own interests or that of its members, uninfluenced by fear or favour
  • To maintain and improve the standards of professional practice etiquette conduct discipline and learning of the legal profession in Sabah.
  • To facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of legal knowledge by members of the legal profession in Sabah.
  • To assist the Government and the Courts in all matters affecting legislation and the administration and practice of the law in Sabah.
  • To represent protect and assist members of the legal profession in Sabah and to promote in any proper manner the interest of the legal profession in Sabah.
  • To establish libraries and to acquire or rent premises to house the libraries and offices of the Association or amenities for the use of members either alone or in conjunction with any other body or society.
  • To own accept hold acquire lease apply for or transfer dispose assign let or otherwise deal with properties both moveables and immoveables for the benefit of the Association and members.
  • To promote good relation and social intercourse among members and between members and other persons concerned in the administration of law and justice;
  • To protect and assist the public in all matters and if necessary to voice or express opinion touching ancillary or incidental to the law.
  • To promote a system of legal advice and aid to poor and deserving persons.
  • To grant pecuniary or other assistance to any association institute board or society in Sabah.
  • To afford pecuniary and other assistance to members or former members of the widower/widows and children who are in need of such assistance.
  • To encourage establish and maintain good relations with professional bodies of the legal profession within and outside Malaysia and to participate in the activities of any local or international association and become member thereof; and
  • To do all such other things as are incidental or conductive to the achievement or betterment of the purposes of the Association.