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Gov't working on proposal allowing Parliament to appoint MACC chief

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 5 Sep 2019, 11:48 am

The government has agreed to transfer the power to appoint the MACC chief commissioner from the prime minister to the Parliamentary Special Select Committee on Public Appointments.

National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti Corruption (GIACC) director-general Abu Kassim Mohamed (photo, above) said the government also agreed that the dismissal or termination of the MACC's head should also be decided by an independent committee instead of just the will of the prime minister, similar to when a tribunal is formed to dismiss a judge...

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