Caesarian Maneuver for the Omnibus Law
Business-friendly articles were included in the last moments of the Job Creation Bill’s deliberation process, with Golkar Party motoring these changes. The law is believed to be legally defective because the bill’s final draft was not yet ready when the it was passed.
AT around 8pm on Wednesday, October 7, lights in the Legislative Body office at the Nusantara I Building, in the Parliament Complex, in Senayan, Jakarta, were still on, although other offices nearby had gone dark. At least 10 people sat in the room, with three large monitors on the wall showing articles in the Job Creation Law, or the omnibus law, which was passed two days prior on Monday, October 5.
One operator switched from one page of the ne...