A New Era of Centralized Government
The Job Creation Law draft presents so many earth-shattering provisions. Not only changing labor regulations and industrial relations, the bill commonly referred to as the omnibus law also drastically changed the relationships between the central and regional governments.
The omnibus law practically buries regional autonomy and presents a new era of a more centralized government. Revocation of authority from the local government to the central government occurs in almost all government and business sectors, ranging from mining, education, spatial planning, coastal management, shipping, construction, to environment, and others.
Some of the provisions that remove regional authority are as follows: