This Division provides Consultancy services following inspection on the practices, systems and work procedures in an organisation. The main objective of Consultancy Services is to ensure the inspected practices or procedures are updated and improved to shut down any opportunity for corruption, misappropriation and abuse of power.

For any enquiries, please contact Chief SAC Salwa Muharam of Inspection and Consultancy Division at 03-8891 1827/ 03-8891 1328 or email salwa[at]sprm[dot]gov[dot]my.

Management of Finances by National Book Council of Malaysia

Management of Finances by National Book Council of Malaysia

Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik agreed to implement four recommendations proposed by the MACC Inspection and Consultancy Division (BPMP) concerning the general management and finances of the National Book Council of Malaysia (MBKM).

Dr Maszlee was so taken with the recommendations that he himself added two more measures to prevent mismanagement of finances and misconduct within the Book Council.

MACC Deputy Chief Commissioner (Prevention) Dato’ Shamshun Baharin Mohd Jamil presented the findings at the Education Ministry on 13 December 2018.

MACC BPMP Deputy Director KPKPj Salwa Muharam as well as several MACC senior officers were present together with MBKM Chairman Datuk Dr Amin Senin, MBKM Secretary Abdul Wahab Ibrahim, Education Ministry (KPM) Integrity Unit Chief Fazli Said and also KPM CeIO Farah Diba Esa.

Among the recommendation for improvement that were suggested are:

  • To verify the establishment of MBKM as a Legal Entity to ensure a more structured management system and governance.

  • To establish a complete Standard of Procedure (SOP) concerning the management of finances to strengthen accountability, transparency, check-and-balance and compliance.

  • MBKM committee members and staff should be vetted and reviewed to prevent conflict of interest in general management especially in financial matters.

  • Chain of Command to be established between MBKM and other ministries and department to ensure monitoring on all its activities.

  • Copies of Management of Finances and Accounts of the Kuala Lumpur 2019 International Book Fair to be sent to the Education Minister’s Office including KPM Integrity Unit as well as KPM Internal Audit.

  • MBKM committee members and staff that are considered high-risk and have been investigated by MACC or subjected to disciplinary action would be transferred out.

FAMA Stock Management in Business Operations

FAMA Stock Management in Business Operations

The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) accepted four proposals by the Negeri Sembilan MACC Inspection and Consultancy Unit (UPMP) concerning stock management in business operations.

FAMA Negeri Sembilan State Director Muslim Manja agreed to all four recommendations and pledged his commitment to implement all the proposals.

The Consultation Session was led by Negeri Sembilan MACC Deputy Director PPj Yasmin Azura Yahya at the FAMA State Office on 14 February 2019.

Among the recommendations proposed are:

  • Evaluating FAMA Business Circular No.1 Year 2012 especially regarding sales transactions to minimize risks of corruption, misappropriation of funds and abuse of power.

  • Establishing internal controls through Internal Orders especially in the price fixing process to prevent the risk of price manipulation. In addition, all cash sales transaction must be deposited to the bank account of the officer-in-charged and this has to be monitored.

  • Establishing a business code of ethics that emphasized on the integrity of the entity as well as FAMA officers.

  • In collaboration with MACC, creating awareness on corruption, misappropriation of funds and abuse of power consistently among all operations officers as well as staff.

Application Procedures for ‘Temporary Occupancy Licences’ (TOLs) on Government Land

Application Procedures for ‘Temporary Occupancy Licences’ (TOLs) on Government Land

The Kedah Land and Mines Office (PTG) accepted three proposals by the Kedah MACC Inspection and Consultancy Unit (UPMP) concerning application procedures for ‘Temporary Occupancy Licences’ (TOLs) on government land.

Kedah PTG Deputy Director (Development) Hj Mohd Shahadan Abdullah agreed to all three recommendations and pledged his commitment to implement all the proposals.

The Consultation Session was led by Kedah MACC UPMP Head PPj Azizun Hj Mohamad at the PTG Director’s Meeting Room in Wisma Negeri Alor Setar on 26 March 2019.

  • Among the recommendations proposed are:

    Establishing an application recording system as well as ‘litho syit charting’ for every single application to ensure there is no overlapping application for the same land.

  • Establishing a guideline on investigation procedures for cases involving TOLs. The guidelines must state the time frame of every investigation and the result of the investigation must be finalized within the decided time frame and will be informed to the applicant.

  • Reviewing the time period for report preparation by the Technical Unit before submission to the PTG.

Retail Shop Transformation Project (TUKAR) and Automotive Workshop Modernisation Program (ATOM) by the Kopusamaju Cooperative

Retail Shop Transformation Project (TUKAR) and Automotive Workshop Modernisation Program (ATOM) by the Kopusamaju Cooperative

The Sabah Cooperatives Commission (SKM) accepted two proposals by the Sabah State MACC Inspection and Consultancy Unit (UPMP) concerning monitoring of SKM for the implementation of the Retail Shop Transformation Project (TUKAR) and Automotive Workshop Modernisation Program (ATOM) by the Kopusamaju Cooperative.

SKM Deputy Executive Chairman Zazali Haron agreed to all the recommendations and pledged his commitment to implement all the proposals in all cooperatives throughout Malaysia.

He said that the issues that were addressed would be made term of reference for establishing guidelines on monitoring TUKAR and ATOM or any SKM programs.

The Consultation Session was led by Sabah MACC Deputy Director (Prevention) PKPj Awang Samsul Baharam Bungso at the Sabah State SKM Office on 23 April 2019.

Among the recommendations proposed are:

  • Establishing guidelines on monitoring for TUKAR and ATOM programs that would be placed under the observation of the Monitoring and Project Evaluation Division SKM.

  • Issuing Order to the cooperatives to submit document copies of Agreement between the borrower and TUKAR as well as ATOM cooperatives programs to the SKM State Office.

‘Electronic Parking System’ Tender by DBKL

‘Electronic Parking System’ Tender by DBKL

The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) accepted two proposals by the Kuala Lumpur (KL) State MACC Inspection and Consultancy Unit (UPMP) concerning procurement procedures for the tendering of the ‘Electronic Parking System’ (SLKE). Prior to this, it was done through direct negotiations by the Minister’s Order.

DBKL Director (Economic Planning and Development) Azmi Abdul Hamid and DBKL Director (Adminstration/ Procurement) Khairul Azmir Ahmad agreed to all the recommendations and pledged his commitment to implement all the proposals.

The Consultation Session was led by KL MACC Deputy Director (Prevention) PPj Razali Khamis at the Economic Plannning Division Meeting Room in DBKL Tower on 23 April 2019.

Among the recommendations proposed are:

  • Orders/ Support from any Members of the Administration/ influential parties must not be construed as directives/ decision for any procurement. Procurement Department must remove the clause concerning Orders/ Support from any individuals from the existing Procurement Guidelines. This is in accordance with the Guidelines issued by the Prime Minister’s Department in 2010 regarding support letters as well as Initiative 1.3.1 of the National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP).

  • DBKL Economic Planning and Development Division must establish clear guidelines on SLKE management under the DBKL Mayor Procurement Regulations that states clearly that there should be no directives/ support from any influential parties or individuals.

 

 

 

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