BPOM Regulates the Management of Pharmaceutical Substances
The National Agency of Drug and Food Control has regulated the management of certain types of drugs based upon Regulation No. 4 of 2018 on the Supervision of the Management of Drugs, Drug Ingredients, Narcotics, Psychotropics and Pharmaceutical Precursors at Pharmaceutical Service Facilities.
New Regulation on the Registration of Processed Foods
The National Agency for Drug and Food Control has issued Regulation No. 27 of 2017 on the Registration of Processed Foods in order to accommodate new developments within the food industry , as well as to update several provisions which were previously regulated under BPOM Regulation No. 12 of 2016.
Excise Exemption Rules for Alcohol Products Re-Amended
With the aim of further improving administration within the excise sector and accommodating new developments in the alcoholic beverage industry, the Directorate General of Customs and Excise has issued Regulation No. PER-43/BC/2017 as the second amendment to Regulation No. PER-46/BC/2012 on Procedures for the Granting and Revocation of the Decree on Excise Exemptions for Ethyl Alcohol and Beverages Containing Ethyl Alcohol.
Implementation of Post-Border Supervision for Imports of Specific Products
In a bid to improve the overall effectiveness of imports of specific products , as well as to introduce stricter post-border supervisory measures, the Ministry of Trade has issued Regulation No. 12 of 2018, which amends Ministry Regulation No. 87/M-DAG/PER/2015 on Import Provisions for Specific Products.
Govt. Reamends Provisions on Imports of Specific Products
The Ministry of Trade has issued Regulation No. 81 of 2017, which is a second amendment to Ministry Regulation No. 87/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 on Import Provisions for Specific Products. Regulation 87/2015 has already been amended once previously through the issuance of Ministry Regulation No. 94/M-DAG/PER/10/2015.
Government Strengthens Provisions on Mandatory Information Documents for Cosmetic Products
In order to adjust to current developments within the cosmetics industry, the Head of the National Agency of Drug and Food Control has issued Regulation No. 14 of 2017 on Guidelines for Product Information Documents
New Provision on Payment Postponements for Customs-and-Excise Duty
The Ministry of Finance has issued Regulation No. 122/PMK.04/2017 on Payment Postponements for Import- and Export-Duty Debt and/or Administrative Sanctions in the Form of Fines. Regulation 122/2017 sets out detailed procedures for individuals or incorporated entities who are looking to apply for postponements to their payments in regard to the following obligations: 1) Import- or export-duty debts, insufficient import- or export-duty payments and/or related fines; and 2) Outstanding payable import duty and/or related fines
New Provisions for Property Brokerage Companies
The Ministry of Trade has issued Regulation No. 51/M-DAG/PER/7/2017 on Property Brokerage Companies, with the objective of creating a fair business climate, improving the professionalism of property brokerage companies and supporting business activities in the area of property.
Govt. Reregulates Methods of Payment and Handover of Imported and Exported Goods
In order to implement Article 40 (2) of Law No. 7 of 2014 on Trade, which required the government to further elaborate upon the means of payment and handing for imported and exported goods, the government has issued Regulation No. 29 of 2017 on Methods of Payment of Goods and Methods of Handover of Goods During Import and Export Activities. In essence, this new regulation sets out several provisions which pertain to the following matters: 1) Methods of payment; 2) Methods of handover; 3) Administrative sanctions; and 4) Enforceability of the previous regulations.
Govt. Issues 2017-2019 E-Commerce Roadmap
To optimize Indonesia’s electronic-based economic potential, including the e-commerce sector, start-ups, business development and accelerated logistics processing, the government has finally issued Presidential Regulation No. 74 of 2017 on Roadmap for The National Electronic Commerce System for 2017 – 2019. In essence, this new Regulation sets out a roadmap for e-commerce which addresses eight major programs to be implemented between 2017-2019. Moreover, this regulation also mandates for the establishment of a steering committee which will be responsible for implementing the roadmap.