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Planned E-Cigarette Ban Controversial (August 19, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Trade Minister, Rachmat Gobel, announced on May 18, 2015, that the government planned to ban ...

Topic: Excise taxes; Government ethics and transparency; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Proposal to Resurrect Law Against Insulting President (August 14, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has recently proposed reviving a provision that criminalizes insulting the president. ...

Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Crime and law enforcement; Executive powers; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Defense Ministry Circulates Polygamy Rules (August 12, 2015) by Constance Johnson

As of July 22, 2015, Indonesia's Defense Ministry has explicitly allowed employees to enter into polygamous ...

Topic: Marriage and family status; Officials and employees; Polygamy
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Constitutional Court Ruling on Political Office (July 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On July 9, 2015, Indonesia's Constitutional Court issued a decision revoking a provision of a recent ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Sales Tax Reduction for Luxury Goods (July 06, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On June 8, 2015, Indonesia's Ministry of Finance issued a regulation that revises the types of ...

Topic: Sales and excise tax; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Extended Tax Holiday for Some Corporations Proposed (July 06, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's government is planning to revise the country's corporate tax structure next month. The changes ...

Topic: Corporate income tax; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Court Rejects Two Challenges to Marriage Act (June 25, 2015) by Kelly Buchanan

On June 18, 2015, the Indonesian Constitutional Court (Mahkamah Konstitusi) released its decisions on two petitions ...

Topic: Children's rights; Church and state relations; Constitution; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Death of Child Brings Calls for Reform of Child Protection, Adoption Legislation (June 18, 2015) by Constance Johnson

An infamous case of violence against a child has led to calls for reform in child ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Child welfare; Crimes against children; Homicide; Sex offenses
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Curfew for Women in Provincial Capital (June 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Women in Banda Aceh, the capital city of Indonesia's Aceh Province, are now subject to a ...

Topic: Children's rights; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Law Proposed to Protect Religious Minorities (June 11, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's government has proposed a law on the protection of religious minorities. It is currently ...

Topic: Church and state relations; Freedom of religion; Religious minorities
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Presidential Instruction on Fighting Corruption Issued (June 04, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 26, 2015, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo (known familiarly in Indonesia as Jokowi) formally issued ...

Topic: Corruption; Government documents; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Ban on Alcoholic Beverage Sales Considered (May 19, 2015) by Constance Johnson

A proposed law to control alcoholic beverages has been considered in Indonesia since 2013. (RUU ...

Topic: Alcoholic beverages
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

District Adopts Sharia-Based Rules, Bans Unmarried Couples on Motorbikes (May 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

According to a May 4, 2015, report, North Aceh, a district in Aceh Province of Indonesia, ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties; Motor vehicles; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People to Forests (April 29, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On April 18, 2015, Indonesia's Minister of the Environment and Forestry, Siti Nurbaya ...

Topic: Forests and timber; Minority rights; Native peoples; Natural resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Beer Sales Ban for Small Vendors (April 23, 2015) by Constance Johnson

In January 2015, Indonesia's Ministry of Trade issued Regulation 6/M-Dag/PER/1/2015, which bans the sale by small ...

Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Small business; Tourism
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

West Papua to Be a Conservation Province (April 15, 2015) by Constance Johnson

The local government in West Papua, an Indonesian province located on the western end of the ...

Topic: Environmental protection; State and local government
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Jakarta Court Bans Water Privatization (March 30, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On March 24, 2015, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled that provision of water in the ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Water resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Questions Raised on Visa-Free Entry Rule (March 25, 2015) by Constance Johnson

In January 2015, Indonesia suspended the requirement for a visa for visitors to the country from ...

Topic: Tourism; Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Election Spending Limits Proposed (March 17, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's General Elections Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum, or KPU) is reportedly about to set limits on ...

Topic: Campaign finance; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Anti-Graft Law Planned (March 16, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's State Ministry of National Development Planning is drafting a new regulation to combat corruption in ...

Topic: Executive agencies; Government ethics and transparency
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

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Last updated: August 19, 2015