A TOTAL of seven individuals have been administratively appointed by the Prime Minister, YAB Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob as panel members of the independent oversight body of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for a period of two years.
Two of them were appointed as members of the Consultation and Corruption Prevention Panel (CCPP) which are reappointments while the other four are new CCPP members, and another was appointed on 1st April 2022.
All the appointed individuals are professionals and experts from various fields who are believed to be able to assist MACC towards its objective of inculcating hatred against corruption among the society at large.
The appointment period of reappointed and new CCPP members is effective from 1 July 2022 until 30 June 2024.
CCPP members consist of:
1. YBhg. Tan Sri Borhan Dolah (Chairman) – Reappointed
Former Director General of Public Service (KPPA)
2. YBhg. Tan Sri Mohamad Salim Fateh Din (Member) – Appointed on 1 April 2022
Executive Vice Chairman, Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB)
3. YBhg Prof. Emerita Datuk Dr Asma Ismail (Member)
Former Vice Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
4. YBhg. Prof. Datuk Dr. Azizan Baharuddin (Member) – Reappointed
Director of the Center for Dialogue of Civilizations, University of Malaya
5. YBhg. Datin Yasmin Tan Sri Ahmad Merican (Member)
Governor of the Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG)
6. Prof. Dr. Nik Ahmad Kamal Nik Mahmod (Member)
Legal Advisor of the International Islamic University of Malaysia
7. Entrepreneur Haji Ali Hassan Mohd Hassan (Member)
Founder and Chairman of Al-Ikhsan Sports Sdn Bhd
Among the roles of CCPP members are to advise the MACC in enhancing the effectiveness of inspection and consultation activities on systems and operation procedures of both the public and private sectors that are conducive to the occurrence of corruption.
In addition, CCPP also plays a role in advising MACC to increase the effectiveness of community education activities towards increasing awareness of corruption and support for anti-corruption prevention.
Apart from that, CCPP also plays a role in advising the MACC to enhance the effectiveness of anti-corruption activities through the mechanism of strengthening integrity in both the public and private sector.
Meanwhile, CCPP assists the MACC on some of the best practices in the fields related to the implementation of consultation and anti-corruption activities.
CCPP serves as a key communicator in garnering support from the public, the media and the sectors identified as working towards prevention efforts by the Commission.
In addition, the CCPP also has the role of offering its comments on the Commission’s functions on consultation and anti-corruption activities under the MACC Act 2009 to the Anti-Corruption Advisory Board (ACAB).
The CCPP appointment letters were presented by ACAB Chairman, Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang accompanied by the MACC Chief Commissioner, YBhg. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Haji Azam Baki at the MACC Headquarters, Putrajaya, today.
THE MALAYSIAN ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION
22nd SEPTEMBER 2022