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Image Tuesday, September 11, 2007 | 12:36 WIB | 265
Debating the Electoral Threshold in the General Elections Law

The Constitutional Court conducted judicial review of Law No. 12 Year 2003 regarding General Elections of Members of the People’s Legislative Assembly (DPR), the Regional Representative Council (DPD), the…read more



Image Tuesday, September 11, 2007 | 12:35 WIB | 260
CONSTITUTIONAL COURT CHIEF JUSTICE: INDEPENDENCE OF JUDICIARY CONSTITUTES A KEY PILLAR OF DEMOCRACY

The freedom or independence of legal institution constitutes the main pillar of democracy. There is no democratic country without the existence of legal authority. A democracy relying on majority power calls…read more



Image Monday, September 03, 2007 | 20:44 WIB | 273
Message from SBY and the 2007 Public Relations Award for the Constitutional Court

All public relations divisions of the government must always enhance their function in developing a positive image of the government both nationally and internationally. Such was the message of the President of the…read more



Image Tuesday, August 28, 2007 | 12:30 WIB | 244
“THE HOLY BOOK IN THE RIGHT HAND, THE 1945 IN THE LEFT HAND”

In living as a state, the 1945 Constitution must become the highest law as the reference of every citizen. The people may have different religious beliefs, but as citizens, all of…read more



Image Monday, September 03, 2007 | 17:34 WIB | 231
A VISIT BY THE STUDENTS OF THE FACULTY OF LAW OF BENGKULU UNIVERSITY

The Constitutional Court had a visit from the students and lecturers of the Faculty of Law of Bengkulu University on Monday (3/9/2007).…read more



Image Sunday, August 26, 2007 | 16:09 WIB | 260
Marriage Law Does Not Shut the Door on Polygamy

Law Number 1 Year 1974 concerning Marriage (the Marriage Law) does not close the opportunity for a person who intends to get married more than once or to practice polygamy. Such was the…read more



Image Wednesday, August 22, 2007 | 16:58 WIB | 313
HISTORICAL MOMENTUM OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA

The historical momentum was created during the inauguration of the new building of the Constitutional Court which was held on Monday, August 13, 2007. All heads of state high institutions were present…read more



Image Wednesday, August 22, 2007 | 16:46 WIB | 239
THE OIL AND GAS LAW IS CONSIDERED TO BE CONTRADICTORY TO THE CONSTITUTION

Article 11 Sub-Article (2) of Law Number 22 Year 2001 on Oil and Gas (Oil and Gas Law) which provides that “Every Production Sharing Contract which has been signed…read more



Image Wednesday, August 22, 2007 | 12:42 WIB | 200
The KPK Law Discriminates Against Prospective Candidates For The Commission’s Head

The Constitutional Court held a judicial review of Article 29 of Law Number 30 Year 2002 concerning the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) on Wednesday, August…read more



Image Wednesday, August 22, 2007 | 11:49 WIB | 231
THE REVOCATION OF THE PETITION AND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS COURT LAW

The Constitutional Court (MK) conducted a judicial review of Law No. 26 Year 2000 concerning Human Rights Court (the Human Rights Court Law) against the 1945 Constitution terhadap UUD 1945,…read more