It is known that we are not living in the same situation as we did before the pandemic outbreak. Even though the strict standard operation (SOP) is to reduce the risk of spreading the virus, but it does not make things easier for those who urgently need to engage some legal advisory and services.
As stated, statutory declaration in Malaysia is required for the certification of certain Company / business related documents to be lodged with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). The fact that such occurrence will need both parties, the client and the appointed notary public or commissioner of oath to be physically present to conduct such act raise concern.
To mitigate such situation, one of the options available for the statutory declaration in Malaysia to be executed is by conducting a video conference call. However, as Covid-19 is slowly labelled as an endemic, the firms have started appointment basis for clients who wish to get their statutory declaration done.