ACA Forum Members

Currently, ACA Forum members are anti-corruption agencies in seven countries or economies: Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, and Singapore.

Participation as a full member in the Forum is open to the governmental anti-corruption bodies in the Asia-Pacific region. Those who wish to obtain an ACA membership are required to send the Secretariat an application for membership, which needs approval by member agencies.

Name Established Legislation Organization Status Major functions
Australia: Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity (ACLEI) December 2006 Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006 - Staff: 29
- Executive:  Integrity Commissioner
Accountable to the Parliament - preventing, detecting and investigating serious and systemic corruption issues in the Australian Crime Commission, the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, the CrimTrac Agency, and prescribed aspects of the Department of Agriculture
Australia: Independent Commission Against Corruption (New South Wales ICAC) March 1989 Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988 - Staff: 151
- Executive:  Commissioner,  Deputy Commissioner
Accountable to NSW Parliament - investigation of serious and systemic corrupt conduct in the NSW public sector agencies
- conduct of public and private hearings
- corruption prevention advice and assistance for public sector agencies
- corruption prevention training for public officials
Hong Kong, China: Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) February 1974 Prevention of Bribery Ordinance, Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Ordinance, and The Independent Commission Against Corruption Ordinance - Staff: 1,351
- Executive: Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner
- Regional offices: 7
Accountable to the Chief Executive - investigation of corruption and bribery in the public and private sectors and offence related to elections
- recommendation of preventive measures to relevant public organizations
- corruption prevention advisory services for private organizations
- education and public awareness programs
Indonesia: Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) December 2003 Law No. 30/2002 Commission for the Eradication of Criminal Acts of Corruption - Staff: 1,141
- Executive: Chairman and 4 Vice-Chairmen
Accountable to the President - investigation and prosecution of corruption
- review of the Wealth Reports of State Officials
- conduct of anti-corruption education and socialization programs
- guidance and suggestions to improve the administrative management system
Korea: Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) February 2008 (January 2002) Act on Anti-Corruption and the Establishment and Operation of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission

- Staff: 484
- Executive: Chairman and 3 Vice-Chairmen

Accountable to the Prime Minister - evaluation of the levels of integrity and anti-corruption practices of public organizations
- corruption prevention recommendations and Corruption Impact Assessment
- handling of reports of corruption and monitoring of public officials" compliance with the Code of Conduct
Malaysia: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) January 2009 (1967) Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 - Staff: 2,953
- Executive: Chief Commissioner, 3 Deputy Chief Commissioners
- Regional offices: 13 State Offices and 3 Federal Territory Offices
Accountable to the Special Committee on Corruption consisting of 8 members of Parliament - investigation and prosecution of corruption
- corruption prevention advice for public organizations and private companies
- enforcement of regulatory directives and procedures pertaining to discipline
- anti-corruption training and public awareness programs
Philippines: Office of the Ombudsman May 1988 Constitution, Republic Act No. 6770 (Ombudsman Act of 1989) - Staff: 1,214
- Executive: Ombudsman, Overall Deputy Ombudsman, 4 Deputy Ombudsmen, Special Prosecutor
- Regional offices: 3
Constitutional Commission - investigation and prosecution of corruption committed by public sector employees
- Lifestyle Check investigations and Integrity Development Review
- anti-corruption training and public awareness programs
- organization of the meetings of the Multi-Sectoral Anti-Corruption Council
Singapore: Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) September 1952 Prevention of Corruption Act (Chapter 241) - Staff: 88
- Executive: Director, 3 Deputy Directors
Accountable to the Prime Minister - investigation of corrupt practices in the public and private sectors
- investigation of malpractices and misconduct committed by public officers
- recommendation of corruption prevention measures to public organizations
- conduct of lectures and seminars on the risks of corruption


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