Govt to improve MACC Act

Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says from the enforcement aspect, the MACC is now focused on issues of leakage of funds, public interest and national security as well as updating its techniques in investigations. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 7, 2021.

THE government will improve the legislation of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) by inserting new provisions in the MACC Act 2009 regarding proposed new offences.

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said among the new offences to be included in the act is the misconduct of civil servants that caused leakage and loss of government funds deliberately (misconduct in public office).

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