In the Auditor-General's Report States 2014 (Series 3) by the Malaysia National Audit Department, it was reported that the overall performance of Waqf properties was less than satisfactory, particularly in the SIRCs of Selangor, Sabah, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Perlis, and Kedah.
It was thought that there must be serious obstacles or adverse conditions preventing the development of properties the SIRCs. On the contrary, Sulaiman and Zakaria (2015) suggested that SIRCs did not have adequate ownership information regarding the assets, thus leading to properties becoming unproductive and ineffectual in relation to the welfare of Muslim society.
Furthermore, it was reported that the current database and vital information pertaining to Waqf assets in some SIRCs is inadequate thus making it difficult to oversee and manage the Waqf assets in their areas.
The SIRC Annual Report is a crucial document for ensuring transparency and accountability.
In its report, SIRC points out the benefits of this proposed legislative change, as it would eliminate the current limitations and silos in Canadas accountability structure.
It also clarifies and specifies certain agency powers and authorities to be consistent with modern realities, as suggested by previous SIRC reports, judgments of the courts and commissions of inquiries.
Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, tabled the Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC) Annual Report entitled Maintaining Momentum in the House of Commons.
"The SIRC Annual Report plays an important role in providing Parliament and the Canadian public with an understanding of our operations.