New law needed to force MPs, cabinet to declare assets

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission wants to follow examples in Thailand, India, Georgia and Indonesia when it comes to asset declaration. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 6, 2020.

NEW laws need to be crafted to make asset declarations by MPs and ministers mandatory, Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy chief commissioner (prevention) Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil said.

The current asset declaration is done according to Parliament’s code of ethics, and cannot be enforced by the MACC, he said in a radio interview today.

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  • Where do the millions declared come from ? Definitely not from salaries

    Posted 1 month ago by Zainuddin Yusoff