Jamaica has made another significant step in the fight against corruption.

This as a bill to transform the Major Organised Crime and Anti Corruption Agency, MOCA, into an independent body has passed in the House of Representatives. The legislation passed with 61 amendments.

In his final contribution to the MOCA debate, Opposition Spokesman on National Security, Fitz Jackson, is urging the government to ensure that MOCA is properly funded.

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Mr. Jackson says politicians must take the fight against crime and corruption seriously to garner the trust of Jamaicans.

He says some politicians are aware of corrupt practices taking place.

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In closing the debate, National Security Minister, Robert Montague, says MOCA will continue to play a significant role in the corruption fight.

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