INSTITUTIONAL AND POLITICAL REFORM 5-Year Plan for Pillar 2

Promise 12: Limit the Prime Minister’s term of office and restructure the Prime Minister’s Department

May 9, 2018
In progress
May 2018

Dr M: Spad, Jasa, JKKKP, Pemandu, NPC all dissolved

Malaysiakini May 23, 2018

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the dissolution of five government bodies and committees - the National Council of Professors (NPC), the Federal Village Development and Safety Committees (JKKKP), the Prime Minister's Department and Performance and Delivery Unit (Pemandu), the Special Affairs Department (Jasa) and Land Public Transport Commission (Spad).

May 2018

The Prime Minister will not simultaneously hold other ministerial posts, especially the post of Minister of Finance.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

Pakatan Harapan will reduce the allocation to the Prime Minister's Department from more than RM17 billion per annum now to less than half, that is RM8 billion only.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The length of office for the Prime Minister shall be limited to two terms only. This will also be applied to the post of Menteri Besar and Chief Ministers.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Pakatan Harapan Government will lower the number of Ministers in the Prime Minister's Department to a maximum of 3 only.

May 09, 2018

May 2018

The Pakatan Harapan Government will reduce the number of agencies and remove the Prime Minister’s ability to manipulate key institutions by creating stronger check and balance mechanisms. Relevant powers will be decentralised to other bodies, including to the Parliament.

May 09, 2018