ABOUT THE YAYASAN
Yayasan Tun Abdul Hamid (411816-A) was established on 9th November 1996 as a tax exempt company limited by guarantee. The objects for which the Yayasan is established are:- To receive and administer funds for legal education and other related charitable purposes, and to this end:
- To foster, develop and improve legal education including the founding and maintaining of scholarships, grants, chairs at schools, colleges and universities.
- To contribute towards legal research and teaching in universities and approved educational institutions, and to provide free legal facilities and services.
- To subscribe and to grant donations to local or national institutions of higher learning or any other organisations approved by the Director-General of Inland Revenue, Malaysia.
- To organise, carry out and support schemes for relief of human suffering and improvement of the standard of human life.
Although Yayasan Tun Abdul Hamid’s main objects are primarily in the furtherance of legal education, legal research and the provision of free legal services & facilities, the Yayasan has occasionally donated to several other charitable causes since its inception. Organizations which have received Yayasan support include Persatuan Bulan Sabit Merah Malaysia, Yayasan Jantung Malaysia, Yayasan Canselor OUM, National Stroke Association of Malaysia (NASAM), Women’s Aid Organisation,Rumah Nur Salam (now Yayasan Chow Kit), Rumah Amal Cahaya Tengku Ampuan Rahimah (RACTAR) and Hospis Malaysia.
Yayasan Tun Abdul Hamid is proud to be the Official Sponsor for the prize for The Best Overall Student For The Sijil Amalan Guaman Examinations since 1997.