CRM in the Department of Immigration, MoHCA

Upon request from the Department of Immigration, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA), a team from Prevention Division of ACC with technical support from an external risk management expert from Malaysia administered Corruption Risk Management (CRM) on Immigration Services from 21-25 May 2018.

A week long engagement with the Department involved review of strategies/processes of immigration services, CRM workshops, and sharing of the findings & recommendations to the management of Department of Immigration. The administration of CRM in the Department Β facilitated identification and assessment of various potential corruption risks inherent to immigration services based on the review of existing internal control systems/practices. Numerous measures were also discussed and developed to prevent those risks. The management, Department of Immigration, is expected to further review those risks and develop a comprehensive action plan to mitigate such risks. In general, a need to enhancing efficacy of the existing internal control systems including online immigration systems were flagged out from the administration of CRM.

Spearheaded by the Director, a total of 34 immigration staffs including Regional Directors/Chiefs participated in CRM processes. Administration of CRM in the Department of Immigration was a proactive initiative of the Department to review its internal control systems and minimize corruption risk in the agency.

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