Jakarta – Article 42 in the recently enacted revisions to the State Capital Law (IKN Law) has been criticised for confusing the legal structure and conflicting with a number of existing regulations and laws. Such articles are known as "Sapu Jagat" articles, or all encompassing articles.
Parliament & Legislation
Sabrina Asril, Jakarta – A House of Representatives (DPR) plenary meeting on Thursday September 29, 2022, agreed to remove Constitutional Court (MK) justice Aswanto, even though his tenure was not due to end until 2029.
Hundreds of workers held a demonstration near the Arjuna Wiwaha or Horse Statue in Central Jakarta on Monday October 2 to coincide with a Constitutional Court (MK) ruling on a judicial review of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation.
Jakarta – As many as 30 people from the Domestic Workers Alliance (PRT Alliance) began a hunger strike in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta on Monday August 14.
Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – A Kompas Research and Development (Litbang Kompas) survey in July shows that the majority of respondents do not agree with extending village heads' terms in office to nine years.
Tatang Guritno and Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The endless delays at the House of Representatives (DPR) in starting discussions on the Draft Law on the Seizure of Criminal Assets is believed to because of fears that the bill could come back at them and ensnare
Wahyu Setiawan, Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition says that the revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law are undemocratic.
Nicholas Ryan Aditya, Jakarta – Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) researcher Lucius Karus suspects the rush to deliberate revisions to the Village Law are for the sake of the electoral interests of the political parties (parpol
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Indonesian Corruption Watch (ICW) Coordinator Agus Sunaryanto says it's inappropriate for House of Representatives (DPR) members to ask for business class seats from Garuda Indonesia Airlines to trav
Singgih Wiryono, Jakarta – Indonesian Legal Aid Foundation (YLBHI) Chairperson Muhammad Isnur says that the drafting of the Draft Law on Healthcare (RUU Kesehatan) is almost the same as the Omnibus Law on Job Creation (C