Wednesday July 27, 2016  |  Versi Bahasa Melayu

The Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons (MAPO) was established under the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act 2007 which came into force on 28 Feb, 2008. Following the Anti-Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Act 2010, to also include the smuggling of migrants, MAPO is now known as the Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants.

The Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants is headed by the Ministry of Home Affairs Secretary General.

MAPO’s objective is to make Malaysia internationally accredited as being free of illegal activities in connection with human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
Hence, MAPO’s main function is to prevent and eradicate human trafficking and migrant smuggling crimes through comprehensive enforcement of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons (Amendment) Act 2010.






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