Government to Revise Job Creation Law Following MK Judicial Review

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TEMPO.CO, Jakarta Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said on Monday the government would work with the House of Representatives (DPR) to revise the Job Creation Act (UU Cipta Kerja) following the court’s latest judicial review constitutional (MK).

The omnibus job creation law was ruled unconstitutional by the MK and the government was ordered to fix the issues within two years.

“The government’s next step is to send a notice to the leaders of the House of Representatives (DPR) and ask them to provide legislative revisions in priority national laws (Prolegnas),” the minister said at a conference virtual press release Monday, November 29.

Airlangga Hartarto said the government discussed the Constitutional Court’s verdict with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, and that the implementation of the law on job creation in a number of sectors had boosted investment by 7.8% with realizations of investments amounting to 659 trillion rupees and 912,402 vacancies in the first quarter. -Q3 of this year.

The Ministry of Investment issued 379,501 business permits from August 4 to October 31, which mainly included 357,893 micro-enterprise permits, or 94.42%.

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FRANCISCA CHRISTY ROSANA

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