What You Need to Know about the New Criminal Code
- After a long, thorough process, Indonesia's House of Representatives finally passed the new Criminal Code despite widespread rejections.
- There is an overblown concern over the articles of morality in the new law because this is not a new regulation. The old criminal law actually also stipulates the same provisions.
- The criminal code law once again shows the problem of legal conservatism and regulatory capture in policies and regulations in Indonesia.