The National Integrity Commission (NIC) was established on 15 October 2015 by the President of Maldives His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, comprised of highly qualified executives from diverse backgrounds.

The National Integrity Commission shall be a separate legal entity having its own common seal, with the power to sue and to be sued in its own name and with the power to take on undertakings in its own name.

NIC Act is applicable to the following Law Enforcement Agencies and their employees;

• The Maldives Police Service established under Law No. 5/2008 (Police Act);

• The Maldives Customs Service established under Law No. 8/2011 (Maldives Customs Act);

• The Maldives Correctional Service established under Law No. 14/2013 (The Maldives Prisons and Parole Act);

• Maldives Immigration established under Law No. 1/2007 (Maldives Immigration Law)