Requirements For Buying Real Estate Property in Indonesia

You may not need to think of Indonesia as a lucrative location for setting up an offshore business. But, the Indonesian law may open up new doors for your business opportunities. Feel free to contact us for more information, or check the links below for more reading on this topic. The Indonesian government is continuously striving to improve its tax laws for businesses from overseas. We will continue to provide you with updated information on any changes to this area of law. The Indonesian government is currently undergoing reforms to the licensing and tax system in an effort to simplify the procedures of conducting business, increase tax revenues, encourage investment and protect the economic interests of the nation.Indonesian Tax Law


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Indonesian Criminal Procedure Law

The Indonesian and Canadian criminal justice systems are radically different. This can create the potential stress and practical difficulties in facing criminal charges in both countries. For instance, please note that in Indonesia:

Indonesian Criminal Law

There is usually no preliminary evidentiary hearing, so that a person can argue arrest, investigation or detention without first proving guilt. This makes the criminal justice system more susceptible to unfair trials and miscarriages of justice. The current penal code continues to allow the conviction of a person based on insufficient evidence. The amendment of the penal code and the drafting of the penal code amendments has resulted in an enhanced protection for human rights and fundamental freedoms. However, these changes fall short of fulfilling the requirements of article nine of the international human right’s convention, which guarantees the right to fair trial. Continue reading

Indonesia’s Judicial System

Indonesian Constitutional Law

Indonesian Constitutional Law is framed by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Declaration), which states that everyone is entitled to all the rights defined in the constitution. The constitutionality of a law can be tested in two aspects: the procedure and substance of the law. Fundamental rights such as freedom of speech and religion, the right to a fair trial, right to an education, and freedom of an individual are protected in the constitution. Civil and political rights are not specifically enumerated in the constitution; however, these rights are implicated by the constitution in various circumstances. Continue reading

Indonesian Civil Law

The courses on civil law in Indonesia are normally arranged in three parts: (1) for the beginners, (2) for the secondary school students, (3) for the university students studying foreign languages in Indonesia. The first two courses cover general civil laws, such as human rights, labor laws, property laws, tax laws, regulation of business, etc. The next course is a detailed study of each of the three main areas: family law, divorce, child custody, property management, and criminal law. After this, there are specific courses in Indonesian Family Law, Civil Law, Immigration, Family Violence, and Business Law.

Indonesian Civil Law


The courses on the law system in Indonesia were introduced to provide knowledge on Continue reading