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June 28, 2022

UCA News - June 28, 2022

Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has vetoed a proposed law on presidential responsibilities after a court ruling granted his appeal and declared it unconstitutional.

CNN Indonesia - June 28, 2022

Jakarta – A protest action by students from several different tertiary education institutions in front of the House of Representatives (DPR) building in Jakarta, which was calling for t

June 27, 2022

The Diplomat - June 27, 2022

Eva Kusuma Sundari – Almost a quarter of a century after the Indonesian people put an end to the dictatorship of General Suharto and embarked on a democratic transition uniquely success

June 25, 2022

Kompas.com - June 25, 2022

Rahel Narda Chaterine, Jakarta – Criminal law expert Suparji Ahmad from the Indonesian Al Azhar University says that the Draft Criminal Code (RUU KUHP or RKUHP) still has nuances of col

June 21, 2022

Tempo - June 21, 2022

Arrijal Rachman, Jakarta – Central Jakarta Metro Police deployed 560 personnel to guard the students' demonstration against the draft bill on criminal code or RKUHP Tuesday afternoon, J

CNN Indonesia - June 21, 2022

Jakarta – Scores of students from the National Alliance for Reform of the Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) held a symbolic action at the Horse Statue monument in Central Jakarta calling for

June 20, 2022

Tempo - June 20, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – President Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, has officially ratified Law No. 13/2022 overseeing the changes on Law No.

June 17, 2022

Al Jazeera - June 17, 2022

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – Indonesia is once again facing a potential legal crisis as the passage of its controversial draft criminal code – a complete overhaul of the current

Tempo - June 17, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Chairperson of the University of Indonesia Law Faculty (UI) Student Executive Board (BEM) Adam Putra Firdaus criticized the latest draft of the penal code law (

June 16, 2022

Tempo - June 16, 2022

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – The University of Indonesia Students Executive Board (BEM UI) criticized the latest penal code law draft bill (RKUHP), which oversees public demonstrations, and

June 14, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - June 14, 2022

Jakarta – After years of protracted deliberation, lawmakers say they are ready to pass a revision to the 1946 Criminal Code (KUHP) by the end of next month.

June 10, 2022

Antara News - June 10, 2022

Anita D, Kenzu T, Jakarta – The Mother and Child Welfare Bill regulates the obligation of companies to provide six months maternity leave for working mothers, according to House of Repr

June 7, 2022

UCA News - June 7, 2022

By UCA News reporter – Timor-Leste President Jose Ramos-Horta has described a new law on the president's responsibilities, which was passed swiftly before his inauguration, as un

May 25, 2022

Tempo - May 25, 2022

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Human rights group Setara Institute criticized the House of Representatives (DPR) for ratifying Revised Law No.

May 17, 2022

UCA News - May 17, 2022

Ryan Dagur, Jakarta – Just days before the scheduled inauguration of President-elect Jose Ramos-Horta on May 20, Timor-Leste's parliament passed a bill establishing the president's resp

May 9, 2022

Tempo - May 9, 2022

Mutia Yuantisya, Jakarta – The Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) highlighted the procurement of curtains for the official residences of members of the House of Representatives (DP

May 1, 2022

Antara News - May 1, 2022

Katriana, Jakarta – Speaker of the House of Representatives of Indonesia (DPR RI) Puan Maharani reaffirmed her commitment to creating and overseeing regulations that are in favor of wor

April 14, 2022

Tempo - April 14, 2022

M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Political expert and Executive Director of Parameter Politik Indonesia, Adi Prayitno, assessed that public trust has eroded even further in the House of R

March 29, 2022

Tempo - March 29, 2022

Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – Activist Ubedillah Badrun on Tuesday criticized members of the House of Representatives (DPR) after news emerged suggesting that DPR had submitted an IDR 4

February 16, 2022

Tempo - February 16, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR RI) officially passed the Sports Bill replacing Law Number 3/2005 concerning National Sports System on Tuesday.

February 3, 2022

Tabloid JUBI - February 3, 2022

Yuliana Lantipo, Jayapura, Jubi – The judicial review upon Law No.

January 3, 2022

Kompas.com - January 3, 2022

Ardito Ramadhan, Jakarta – The parliamentary watchdog Forum of Concerned Citizens for Indonesia's Parliament (Formappi) has criticised a working visit (kunker) by the Capital City Draft

December 31, 2021

Antara News - December 31, 2021

Putu Indah, Raka Adji, Jakarta – The Sexual Violence Bill (RUU TPKS) and the Personal Data Protection Bill (RUU PDP) should be the main priorities for the government in 2022, political

December 24, 2021

Tempo - December 24, 2021

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has sent a presidential letter to the House of Representatives (DPR) asking the council to discuss the draft bill on the second ame

December 16, 2021

Tempo - December 16, 2021

Egi Adyatama, Jakarta – Deputy Chair for Academic and Research at the Indonesia Jentera School of Law (STH), Bivitri Susanti, criticized the House of Representatives (DPR) for not inclu

December 3, 2021

Al Jazeera - December 3, 2021

Aisyah Llewellyn, Medan, Indonesia – For the past week, commercial lawyer Christopher Panal Lumban Gaol's phone has been ringing off the hook.

November 29, 2021

Tempo - November 29, 2021

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said Monday the government will work together with the House of Representatives (DPR) t

Jakarta Post Editorial - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – For sure, the Constitutional Court's order on Thursday for the government to amend the controversial Job Creation Law in two years, or else it will be declared unconstitutiona

Reuters - November 29, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's President Joko Widodo on Monday said his government would ensure legal certainty for investors, offering continuity guarantees amid jitters and confusion over last

November 27, 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 rulin

November 26, 2021

Tempo - November 26, 2021

M Rosseno Aji, Jakarta – Constitutional law expert Bivitri Susanti on Thursday argues that the Constitutional Court (MK) took a compromise in its latest verdict on the Job Creation Law

Jakarta Globe - November 26, 2021

Jakarta – The government and businesses find reprieve in the fact that the 2020 Law about Job Creation remains valid for the next two years, giving plenty of time for making revisions a

November 25, 2021

Channel News Asia - November 25, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday (Nov 25) ordered the government to amend parts of a new job creation law within two years, citing procedural flaws in how the cont

November 23, 2021

Tempo - November 23, 2021

Antara, Jakarta – Constitutional law professor from the Padjadjaran University, Susi Harijanti, on Monday argues Indonesia's law making process during the Covid-19 pandemic lacks public

October 19, 2021

Indonesia at Melbourne - October 19, 2021

Rizky Argama – Over the past few months, senior lawmakers have been pushing to amend the 1945 Indonesian Constitution again.

October 6, 2021

Fulcrum - October 6, 2021

Made Supriatma – PAN's entry into Jokowi's ruling coalition has cemented the President's strong grip over Indonesia's legislative assemblies and could make passing constitutional amendm

July 29, 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

July 28, 2021

Coconuts Jakarta - July 28, 2021

As the dust settles on the outrage surrounding a proposal for a dedicated COVID-19 hospital for members of the House of Representatives (DPR), the people's representatives have shown on

April 6, 2021

New Mandala - April 6, 2021

Amalinda Savirani and Linda Yanti Sulistiawati – Under the Indonesian Constitution Article 20A Paragraph 1, the legislative branch of the government (Parliament) has 3 functions: legisl

December 15, 2020

Coconuts Jakarta - December 15, 2020

Members of the Jakarta Regional Legislative Council (DPRD) walked out of a plenary session yesterday in an apparent show of displeasure against the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) fac

December 2, 2020

Antara News - December 2, 2020

Imam Budilaksono/Suharto, Jakarta – Deputy House Speaker Azis Syamsuddin urged Indonesia's government to act sternly and promptly against the claim of the United Liberation Movement for

November 24, 2020

Tempo - November 24, 2020

Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) legislation board (Baleg) has decided to stop deliberating the controversial draft family resilience bill (RUU) which

Jakarta Globe - November 24, 2020

Jakarta – A controversial bill proposed by an Islamic political party that will dictate how husbands, wives, and family members behave has stalled at the House of Representatives after

November 23, 2020

The Conversation - November 23, 2020

Choky R. Ramadhan – Members of the Indonesian parliament have just proposed an alcohol prohibition bill, setting off a public debate.

November 6, 2020

November 5, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 5, 2020

Jakarta – The State Secretariat has sanctioned an official responsible for preparing the final draft of the Job Creation Law after legal experts complained that the final document, whic

November 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - November 4, 2020

Ardila Syakriah and Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – The highly contentious Job Creation Law that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo signed on Monday contains what some legal experts consider "fata

November 3, 2020

Jakarta Globe - November 3, 2020

Dion Bisara, Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government has acknowledged shocking typos in the 2020 Law on Job Creation but insist on the law, which President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo h