Political Leaders Division

Objective

To ensure Ethical Conduct, Transparency and Accountability by Political Leaders is enhanced and openly discussed.

Functions

  • To coordinate, register and analyze complaints and allegations against Political Leaders.
  • To liaise with other institutions on good governance.
  • To organize the distribution and receipt of Declaration Forms.
  • Coordinate the perusal of Political Leaders Register of Interest, Assets and Liabilities declared by Political Leaders.

 

The Division has two Sections.

i.     Ethics and Investigation Section; and

ii.    Research and Statistics Section.

Ethics and Investigation Section

Functions

  • Analyse and prepare report of assets and liabilities made by Political Leaders as per the identified time deadlines and composition rules;
  • Undertake physical verification of declarations of assets and liabilities of Political Leaders;
  • Coordinate investigations of allegations or complaints of the Code of Ethics against Political Leaders;
  • Coordinate the perusal of Political Leaders Register of Interest, Assets and Liabilities declared by Political Leaders;
  • Administer reception of allegations and notifications of breach of the Code of Ethics by Political Leaders from members of the Public; and;
  • Conduct preliminary investigations into allegations or complaints against any Political Leaders in relation to compliance to the Code and advice accordingly.

Research and Statistics Section

Functions

  • Identify and conduct research on the adherence of the Code of Conduct by Political Leaders;
  • Prepare research reports and advice accordingly;
  • Analyze data on complaints received on the breach of the Code of Conduct by Political Leaders and give recommendations; and
  • Establish and update database related to Political Leaders and other related information.