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Dewan Rakyat passes National Anti-Financial Crime Centre Bill
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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct. 10 -- The National Anti-Financial Crime Centre Bill (NFACC) was passed unanimously by the Dewan Rakyat today.
However, during the debate's wind up Minister in Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keong only took into consideration proposals from the floor to change the wording in the law where the appointment of the agency's director-general (DG) will be referred to the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC).
Arau MP (BN) Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim was adamant in his demands that the PSC should be the body to appoint the DG instead of the prime minister.
"I only ask that the word prime minister be changed to Parliament. I don't want to oppose (this Bill) but at the very least the minister should consider th...
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