Parliament & Legislation

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December 2021

Detik News – December 24, 2021

Firda Cynthia Anggrainy, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) faction has initiated the distribution of sembako (basic goods) to people in its electoral districts (dapil) in bags with pictures of DPR Speaker and senior PDI-P politician Puan Maharani on them.

CNN Indonesia – December 22, 2021

Jakarta – The Women's Rights Sexual Violence Victims Defense Network is urging the House of Representatives (DPR) to immediately designate the Draft Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (RUU TPKS, formally the RUU PKS) as a DPR draft law initiative for the start of 2022.

News/Indonesia – December 20, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Indonesia Corruption Watch (ICW) says that over the last seven years of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo's leadership the issue of corruption eradication has been little more than jargon.

Kompas TV – December 17, 2021

Switzy Sabandar, Jakarta – The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) is disappointed that the Draft Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (RUU TPKS, formally the RUU PKS) will not be taken to the final House of Representatives (DPR) plenary meeting for 2021, after which the House will go into recess until next year.

November 2021

CNN Indonesia – November 27, 2021

Jakarta – Although it has received appreciation in accepting a formal test of a law for the first time in its history, the Constitutional Court (MK) has still been criticised over ruling Number 91/PUU-XVIII/2020 on a judicial review of Law Number 11/2020 on Job Creation (UU Ciptaker).

September 2021

CNN Indonesia – September 3, 2021

Jakarta – The Civil Society Coalition Against Sexual Violence (KOMPAKS) says that as many as 85 articles have been removed in the process of changing the title of the Draft Law on the Eradication of Sexual Violence (RUU PKS) to the Draft Law on Sexual Violence Crimes (RUU TPKS).

July 2021

CNN Indonesia – July 29, 2021

Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has again created controversy over a plan to provide special three-star hotel facilities for lawmakers, staff members and civil servants who have contracted Covid-19 and are self-isolating.

News/Indonesia – July 14, 2021

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – House of Representatives (DPR) Commission IX member Saleh Daulay has asked Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin to provide healthcare facilities in order to prepare for a worst case scenario during the Covid-19 pandemic.

April 2021

Tribune – April 14, 2021

Vincentius Jyestha, Jakarta – The United Development Party (PPP) and the Justice and Prosperity Party (PKS) have agreed to continue fighting for the enactment of several pieces of national legislation – one of which is the Draft Law on the Prohibition of Alcohol (Minol).

March 2021

News/Indonesia – March 9, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (Safenet) Executive Director Damar Juniarto is questioning the government and the House of Representatives' (DPR) scale of priorities after revisions to the Information and Electronic Transaction (ITE) Law were not included in the 2021 priority National Legislation Program (P