Integrity Unit

INTRODUCTION:

Integrity Unit was established on 6 January 2014 in accordance with the Service Circular No. 6/2013 which is the establishment of the Integrity Unit in all public agencies. The role of this Unit is to ensure all PLANMalaysia’s officers and staff practice excellent work culture with strong moral and ethical characteristics and to increase the spirit of patriotism. The establishment of the Integrity Unit is also as a step in curbing criminal misconduct, violations of the code of conduct and organizational ethics among PLANMalaysia’s employees. This Unit is aimed to produce employees with integrity and at the same time increase public confidence in the services provided by PLANMalaysia.

ROLE:

To ensure civil servants adopt an excellent work culture with strong moral and ethics to curb criminal misconduct and violations of code of conduct and organizational ethics among civil servants.

FUNCTIONS OF SECTION:

The Integrity Unit is divided into two (2) sections, namely Detection, Verification and Discipline Section and Strengthening Integrity, Complaint Management, Governance and Monitoring Section which have the following roles:

  1. Detection, Verification and Discipline Section: -
  • To detect and verify disciplinary misconduct;
  • To detect and verify criminal misconduct;
  • To carry out normal disciplinary action procedures (general);
  • To carry out disciplinary action procedures for those who are absent from duty and traceable;
  • To carry out disciplinary action procedures for those who are absent from duty for seven (7) consecutive days and untraceable;
  • To take actions against those who amend sick leave certificates or submit fake sick leave certificates;
  • To carry out disciplinary action procedures for those who are absent on duty on the specified time and place as required (truancy)
  • To carry out disciplinary action procedures on officers who are involved in criminal cases;
  • To carry out disciplinary action procedures on officers who are involved in drug cases (certifies by a government medical officer); and
  • To carry out procedures for termination of services in the public interest under Regulation 49, Public Officers Regulations Act (Conduct and Discipline) 1993.



    ii. Integrity Strengthening, Complaints Management, Governance and Monitoring Section: -
  • To identify and formulate integrity enhancement programmes;
  • To organize integrity enhancement programmes;
  • Dissemination of printed/electronic distribution materials;
  • To establish the Information Evaluation Committee;
  • To manage complaints;
  • To conduct integrity inspections;
  • To conduct integrity inspections following the National Audit Report / Ministry of Housing and Local Government’s Internal Audit Report;
  • To conduct unannounced integrity inspections;
  • To conduct risk rating studies;
  • To conduct integrity questionnaires/investigations;
  • To prepare MACC Periodic Reports; and
  • To coordinate the Organisational Anti-Corruption Plan (OACP).


Introduction to SATRA

https://www.planmalaysia.gov.my/satra/

The Code of Conduct and Corruption Complaint System (SATRA) is an internal complaint channel that enables PLANMalaysia’s employees to lodge complaints about misconduct, code of conduct, corruption activities or related matters that occur in PLANMalaysia.

A code of conduct complaint refers to a complaint against an act, behavior or any act of non-integrity, disobeying or violation of laws, regulations, circulars, procedures, administrative instructions or any existing government procedures performed by PLANMalaysia employees that are detected visually or verbally supported by physical evidence or other evidences supporting the complaint.

Corruption complaint refers to a complaint against an act, behavior or any act involving soliciting/accepting bribes or giving bribes or abuse of power or submitting false claims that are detected visually or verbally supported by physical evidence or other evidences supporting the complaint.

This complaint system is a channel for internal use of PLANMalaysia Headquarters only. Complaints of misconduct and corruption against officers on duty at PLANMalaysia@Negeri/Local Authorities/other Government Agencies should be submitted directly to the agency regulating the officer.

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