The Malaysian Bar, in collaboration with the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (“IDEAS”), the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (“C4”), Citizens’ Network for a Better Malaysia (“CNBM”), and Transparency International Malaysia (“TI-M”), submitted a joint memorandum to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (“MACC”) on 28 July 2015 setting out our proposals to reform the MACC, for it to comprehensively address and deal with corruption.

The reform proposals are:

  1. to create an Independent Anti-Corruption Commission (“IACC”), a constitutionally mandated commission, beyond the scope, control and influence of the Executive;

  2. to ensure the independence of Commissioners serving the commission; and

  3. to ensure security of tenure for the Chairman and Commissioners.


The full text for the Memorandum for the MACC Reform can be downloaded here. The summary of the proposal can be found below:-

  1. Executive Summary (ENG)
  2. Ringkasan Eksekutif

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