Malaysia needs strong political will to enact political financing laws now

THE Malaysian Bar reiterates its call for the enactment of political financing laws without any further delay. There is clearly a dire need for good governance and transparency in our country relating to activities carried out by political parties and politicians, especially in the handling of political funds.

The lack of a legislative framework in Malaysia has created an ecosystem ripe for corruption, cronyism, conflict of interest and abuse of power, all of which have been difficult to curb.

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