The Supreme Court has issued a new regulation on e-litigation which significantly expands the scope of earlier regulations and envisages the eventual development of a full-blown electronic court system, which would mean that proceedings could be commenced, court fees paid, documents and pleadings submitted, hearings conducted and judgments pronounced electronically.
During the Indonesian Antitrust Commission's investigation into the sale of Indonesia’s second largest car manufacturer, the buyer lodged a complaint accusing the commission of conducting illegal actions. It has also commenced proceedings to appeal the commission's eventual decision that the sale was unlawful.
The Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency has been granted judicial authority to deal with all cases involving bank insolvencies. Its new powers include the rights to freeze and confiscate assets. However, it is arguable that extending the authority of the courts to a government agency is a breach of national law.
Old Dutch laws that allow for the imprisonment of debtors with large outstanding debts were recently re-enacted. It is hoped that this will contribute considerably to the recovery and growth of the Indonesian economy, as existing collection processes have struggled to realize the settlement of debts owed to financial institutions.
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