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Role of Bar Council

Role of PII Committee
The Bar Council PII Committee is responsible to study and review the efficiency of the current mandatory PII Scheme and negotiate new and better terms to make the Scheme more equitable across the board.  The Committee is committed to improving the Scheme to maintain its sustainability and affordability, and to provide comprehensive coverage for Members of the Bar.

A quick summary of the role of the PII Committee: 
  • Oversees the Scheme and the brokers’ services in general;
  • Together with the Broker, negotiates with Insurer for better terms and policy coverage;
  • Develops policies and guidelines pertaining to the Scheme; and
  • Develops risk management Programmes to complement the Scheme.

Role of Bar Council PII & Risk Management Department

In 2007 when the Scheme was revamped, the PII and Risk Management Department was set up to assist the Committee with its activities and as a platform for Members to get information on PII and risk management.
In summary, the PII & Risk Management Department is responsible for the following:
  • Supports all initiatives of the PII Committee;
  • Implements the PII Committees’ policies and programmes;
  • Develops risk management tools; and
  • Entertains queries and provides support to members.