Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar
အဂတိလိုက်စားမှု တိုက်ဖျက်ရေး ကော်မရှင်
Commission overview
Formed25 February 2014; 8 years ago (2014-02-25)
JurisdictionMyanmar
HeadquartersNaypyidaw
MottoRemove Corruption, Promote Prosperity
Commission executive
Websitewww.accm.gov.mm/acc/

The Anti-Corruption Commission of Myanmar (Burmese: အဂတိလိုက်စားမှု တိုက်ဖျက်ရေး ကော်မရှင်; abbreviated ACC) is a 15-member body responsible for investigating corruption allegations in Myanmar.[1] It was formed under the 2013 Anti-Corruption Law, which was enacted in September 2013.[1]

History

The commission was formed on 25 February 2014.[2] Initially, most of the appointed members were former high-ranking military personnel.[3] On 23 November 2017, in accordance with the Section 7 of the Anti-corruption Law, the commission was reformed with 12 commission members by President Htin Kyaw.[4]

List of ACC Chairman

Chairman of ACC was appointed by the President of Myanmar.

Landmark cases

References

  1. ^ a b Tim McLaughlin; Aung Shin (9 June 2014). "Graft scandal sinks without trace". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  2. ^ Ei Ei Toe Lwin (3 March 2014). "Doubts emerge over anti-graft commission". Myanmar Times. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  3. ^ Naing Ko Ko (25 August 2014). "Anti-Corruption Commission needs reform". Myanmar Times. Archived from the original on 21 July 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Anti-corruption Commission reformed". President Office, Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Myanmar FDA head arrested for alleged corruption".
  6. ^ "Court allows testimony of plaintiff in corruption trial". Myanmar Times.
  7. ^ "Corruption case brought against Tanintharyi CM and three others".