The Disciplinary Board was officially established in 1992 under Section 93 of the Legal Profession Act 1976.
The Disciplinary Board comprises :-
- The Chairman appointed by the Chief Judge (Malaya);
- The President of the Bar Council or any member of the Bar Council as his representative; and
- 15 practitioner members of the Malaysian Bar of not less than 15 years’ standing appointed by the Chief Judge (Malaya)
The Disciplinary Board adjudicates on complaints of professional misconduct by an Advocate and Solicitor or a Pupil.