The Government's 2018 to Do List: Government Regulations and Presidential Regulations Currently in the Pipeline
In a bid to elaborate upon these various legal matters, this week's edition of Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) will attempt to shed a little light upon the abovementioned Draft Regulations, which should be relevant to many involved in business in Indonesia
Consumer Protection during the Holiday Season
The settling of any disputes which relate to the area of consumer protection can be undertaken through the courts, as well as through out-of-court proceedings. Any dispute settlement efforts which are made through the courts will be based on existing laws and regulations. Meanwhile, out-of-court dispute settlements can be processed by the Consumer Dispute Settlement Agency (Badan Penyelesaian Sengketa Konsumen - "BPSK").
Employment and the Islamic Holy Month
All of this requires money and this is one of the primary reasons why the receipt of the annual THR religious holiday allowance/bonus is highly anticipated by Indonesian employees as we progress through the holy month towards Eid al-Fitr.
Industry 4.0: The Indonesian Perspective
Initially, Indonesia 4.0 will focus on five sectors, specifically: food and beverages, clothing and textiles, automotive, chemicals and electronics.
New Legal Framework for E-Money
In 2017, E-Money transactions increased by 60% over the 2016 figure, topping a total of IDR 8.77 trillion.
Draft Bill on Minerals and Coal Mining
It is important to note that with this shift in authority, the government has also changed the percentage amount of government revenue that must be paid by the holders of IUP/IUPK for metal minerals and coal.
Business under the Draft Criminal-Law Code: Part V - Information and Electronic Systems
RKUHP 2018 lacks synergy with other prevailing legal frameworks which address criminal provisions under various sectoral regulations. As a result of this lack of synergy, a significant number of criminal provisions overlap with each other, leading to confusion for law enforcers and the public in general
Towards Oil-and-Gas Reform
This reform process has focused primarily on two major approaches, specifically the revocation of various obsolete regulations and the reformulation of previous regulations into new regulations which are better able to accommodate Indonesia's current oil-and-gas ecosystem.
Business under the Draft Criminal Law Code: Part IV - Sailing and Aviation
The fourth part of our Indonesian Law Digest (ILD) series on the Draft Criminal Law Code 2018 (“RKUHP 2018”) analyzes the various criminal provisions which relate to both maritime and aviation businesses. Our analysis ultimately reveals that few improvements have been made in terms of both of these sectors, which makes us question the government’s urgency as regards the implementation of the new RKUHP 2018.
Draft Bill on Wiretapping
The Draft Bill set out two areas in which wiretapping can be legally undertaken, namely for the purpose of law enforcement and to gather intelligence information.