Enforcement is an integral part of the MACC’s Three-pronged Strategy as stipulated under Section 7 (a) and (b) of the MACC Act 2009 to detect and investigate corruption offences. The enforcement strategy is tasked under the portfolio of the Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations) and plays a vital role in tasks covering investigation, gathering of information, forensic services, managing and processing of information as well as in areas concerning prosecution of cases.
The Whistleblower Act 2010 (Act 711) act to promote disclosure of information about any corruption or other misconduct. The Act will provide protection to whistleblowers from any act prejudicial effect of disclosure has been made.
The Witness Protection Act 2009 (Act 696) aims to provide protection to witnesses of corruption cases. The Act, in force since 2009, caters for a legal and formal protection programme for witnesses who fear for their safety and security during an investigation and prosecution of a corruption case.