Panel: Act on law proposals

Source: The Star Online

The Malaysian Insider filepic, August 4, 2015.

The Malaysian Insider filepic, August 4, 2015.

PETALING JAYA: The Special Committee on Corruption has called for its recommendations on amendments to anti-corruption laws to be taken up in Parliament as soon as possible.

As one of five independent panels overseeing the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis­sion (MACC), the special committee had first made the suggestions three years ago, but was disappointed that it had yet to be discussed in Parliament.

“Committee members are also committed to bringing about change for a corruption-free Malaysia.

“In this matter, the Prime Minister himself has in principle made a stand, which supports the recommendations we have made.

“As such, the special committee hopes all parties involved will seriously consider the suggestions to make them a reality,” the committee said in a statement yesterday. Read more