Court Division

norina.zainol

Norina Binti Zainol Abidin
Insolvency Director of Court Division
norina dot  zainol at mdi dot gov dot my

 FUNCTION

• To represent the Director General of Insolvency (DGI) (for bankruptcy cases)/Official Receiver and Liquidator (for winding up cases)/ Official Receiver (RO) at the Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Court;
• To handle cases involving bankrupts, wound up companies, deregistered Trade Unions and Societies at the Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Court;
• To deliver professional legal services in protecting the interest of the DGI/OR in accordance with the Federal Constitution and other provisions of related laws; and
• To monitor cases at High Court handled by Insolvency officers from 21 MdI branches which relates to the legal action on behalf or against the DGI/OR and Liquidator/OR, and also on behalf of the bankrupts, wound up companies, and deregistered Trade Unions and Societies.

Units under Court Division:

i. Appeal Unit


• Handling appeals and civil applications for DGI (for bankruptcy cases)/ Official Receiver and Liquidator (for winding up cases)/OR at the Federal Court and Court of Appeal.
• Monitoring statistics of cases from the Federal Court and Court of Appeal.

Additional Function:

• Monitoring statistics of cases at High Court from 21 MdI branches relating to the legal action in court on behalf or against the DGI/OR and Liquidator/OR, and also on behalf of the bankrupts, wound up companies, deregistered Trade Unions and Societies;
• Organizing courses to Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches for court related matters; and
• Preparing drafts/departmental directions, guidelines/booklet concerning legal aspects of bankruptcy and company winding up as well as deregistered Trade Unions and Societies.


ii. Trial Unit

• Handling summon cases on behalf of the DGI/OR in regards to matters relating to bankruptcy /winding up/ deregistered Trade Unions and Societies.To monitor and to supervise cases at High Court handled by Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches which relates to the legal action on behalf or against the DGI/OR and Liquidator/OR, and also on behalf of the bankrupts, wound up companies, deregistered Trade Unions and Societies;
• Giving legal opinions and advice to Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches handling matters relating legal action in court involving bankruptcy, winding up and deregistered Trade Unions and Societies cases;
• Monitoring statistics of cases at High Court handled by Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches which relates to the legal action on behalf or against the DGI/OR and Liquidator/OR, and also on behalf of the bankrupts, wound up companies, deregistered Trade Unions and Societies/Comittal; and
• Monitoring and to supervise committal cases handled by Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches.

Additional Function:

• Organizing Legal Circuit at 21 branches for court related matters;
• Organizing courses to Insolvency Officers from 21 MdI branches for court related matters; and
• Preparing drafts/departmental directions, guidelines/booklet concerning legal aspects of bankruptcy and company winding up as well as deregistered Trade Unions and Societies.