Confusion over Funds
The government has forced through funding for the subdistricts in cities despite the lack of legal basis. There is potential for misuse.
President Joko Widodo should delay the use of subdistrict funding for next year. The lack of a legal basis could invite suspicion if the government that the government is playing political games in the run up to the presidential election. Without clear regulations, the funds will be prone to misuse.
Suspicions arose when the Finance Ministry and the House of Representatives Budget Committee gave the impression of haste when approving Rp3 trillio...