The knowledgeable tips about an uprightness Anti-Corruption Law ( no love and hate upon anyone) (Part I)

  • Wed, 12 January 2022

The attitude of the State Administration Council

    This is the excerpt of the speech delivered by the Chairman of the State Administration Council, the Chief of the Armed Forces at the State Administration Council meeting No. 6/2021 on March 15, 2021; “We need to work for the benefit of the country by being free from corruption when performing our duties. We are conducting interrogations of persons from the NLD party and those related to them in a well-placed manner. We have released some of their statements that have been revealed and will continue to release more information. Officials at the state/region and union level, who have committed similar corruption, will be identified and taken action as well.”

Enacted Law

    The anti-corruption law is not new. The law came into force on September 17, 2013. The first amendment  was made  on July 23, 2014, by Pyihtaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 32/2014 for 4 sections. In the second amendment, on July 2, 2016, Pyihtaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 33/2016, and the third amendment was enacted on July 31, 2017, with Pyihtaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 18/2017 and for the fourth time, on June 21, 2018, Pyihtaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 20/2018 totally 24 sections were amended respectively. The consultation meetings for draft law were held several times and received recommendations from the Union of the Attorney General Office so that it keeps the standard with international laws to have a clean government and good administrative systems in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. It was enacted in 2013 that is not based on love and hate.

Assignment to the Commission

    According to the provisions of the United Nations and international organizations, after the emergence of a democratic government in 2010, efforts were made to establish an anti-corruption commission comprising with a Chairmen, Secretary, and 13 members. It was formed with a total of 15 people on February 25, 2014. The anti-corruption commission office was opened in Nay Pyi Taw on March 10, 2014. The second commission was chaired by a chairman, a Secretary and 10 members on November 23, 2017, after changing the cabinet; it was organized by a total of 12 people. Now, during the State  Administration Council, the chairman, a Secretary, and 9 members; there are a total of 11 people working together. This commission was assigned on February 20, 2021, and they are taking action and planning according to the laws that have been enacted in the past. We are following as the former procedures of the Anti-Corruption Commission without amending laws and rules.

Mission

    It is important to develop a clean government and good governance in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. In addition,  anti-corruption is regarded as the main national cause. prevention, investigation, and awareness raising will be carried out.

Vision and objective of the Commission

    The Anti-Corruption Commission hopes to promote public prosperity by combating widespread corruption in the country including government departments, hand in hand with the people. The main objectives are to make anti-corruption a national cause and to develop a clean government and good governance. It also aims to protect the rights and interests of citizens and take effective action against those who commit corruption especially state-owned properties; treasures.

Mg Chit Aye

[ Note. Anti-corruption laws and practices will continue to be presented. ]