MACC to use new provision to prosecute companies, not just individuals


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 30 May 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will enforce a new provision in the MACC Act 2009 effective from June 2020 to enable the prosecution of commercial organisations involved in corruption.

MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki said the enforcement of Section 17A of the MACC Act would be to fulfil the international requirements under Article 26 of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), which refers to the liability of legal persons.

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