Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009 is a corporate liability provision that provides that a commercial organization commits an offence if any person associated with the commercial organization commits a corrupt act for the commercial organization. However as a defense, the corporate organization can demonstrate that they have put in placed ‘Adequate Procedures’ to deter persons associated with the commercial organization from committing corrupt acts of gratification.
The MACC Inspection and Consultation Division provides consultation services via explanation and guidance during briefings and talks concerning Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009 as well as the Guidelines on Adequate Procedures to any commercial or government organizations.
For further enquiries, please contact the following:
||SAC Mohamad Khairol Mohamad