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Despite blacklist, new drivers got licences due to flawed programme

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AUDIT REPORT | A flaw in the Road Transport Department’s (RTD) mySikap system has resulted in at least 365 new drivers being wrongly issued full driving licences, according to the Auditor-General's Report.

The report said these drivers had either held Learner Driver’s Licences (L) or Probationary Driver’s Licences (P) that had been blacklisted, but were given full driving licences despite this.

“This is because the L and P driver licensing submodule does not have a function for detecting and blocking licences that had been blacklisted in the enforcement module,” said the Auditor-General’s 2016 Series 1 Report, which was tabled in Parliament on Monday.

The finding was based on inspections of the RTD branches in Johor, Penang, Kelantan, Sabah and Kuala Lumpur...

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