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Higher penalties needed


ACCORDING to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act, generally speaking, corruption or bribery is the act of giving or receiving of any gratification or reward, in cash or in kind, for performing a task in relation to a person’s job description.

An example is a contractor giving an expensive watch to a government official in return for awarding a project to a company belonging to the contractor. More examples can be found in the MACC’s website, sprm.gov.my.

   

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