MACC Functions

Functions of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission are provided under Section 7 Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 as follows:

  1. To receive and consider any report of the commission of an offence under this Act and investigate such of the reports as the Chief Commissioner or the officers consider practicable;
  2. To detect and investigate :-
    • Any suspected offence under Act 2009;
    • Any suspected attempt to commit any offence under Act 2009; and
    • Any suspected conspiracy to commit any offence under this Act;
  3. To examine the practices, systems and procedures of public bodies in order to facilitate the discovery of offences under this Act and to secure the revision of such practices, systems or procedures as in the opinion of the Chief Commissioner may be conducive to corruption;
  4. To instruct, advise and assist any person, on the latter’s request, on ways in which corruption may be eliminated by such person;
  5. To advise heads of public bodies of any changes in practices, systems or procedures compatible with the effective discharge of the duties of the public bodies as the Chief Commissioner thinks necessary to reduce the likelihood of the occurrence of corruption;
  6. To educate the public against corruption; and
  7. To enlist and foster public support against corruption
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