THE RESPONDENTS OF Dispute on the Authorities of State Institutions is not yet ready TO MAKE a statement
The Constitutional Court conducted a Plenary Meeting of the Dispute on the Authorities of State Institutions filed by the Independent Commission for Elections (KIP) of South East Aceh Regency as Petitioner I and the Regency Representative Council (DPRK) of South East Aceh as Petitioner II, Tuesday (27/11), with the dayÃ¢â¬â¢s agendas consisting of the pronouncement of petition, Petitioners hearing the response of the Respondent, and hearing the statements of the Directly Related Parties.
In this case, the Petitioners filed a petition for Dispute on the Authorities of State Institutions (SKLN) against the Independent Commission for Elections (KIP) of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province as Respondent I, the Governor of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province as Respondent II and the President of the Republic of Indonesia cq. the Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia as Respondent III.
Other parties present during the hearing were M. Jaffar (Chairman of the Independent Commission for Elections of the Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province) as Respondent I, Husnie Bahritob (Regional Secretary of the Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province), Hamid Zein (Head of Legal and Public Relations Bureau), Zainu Irawan (Division Head of Legal Aid) representing Respondent II, Sigit and Mualimin Abdi representing Respondent III, while the Principal Petitioner was represented by his Attorney-in-Fact.
When the Panel of Constitutional Court Justices asked for the statements of the respective Respondents, the Respondents alternatively requested the Panel to grant them the time to prepare for the reply. Ã¢â¬ÅWe requested a period of two weeks to prepare for the reply thoroughly and comprehensively,Ã¢â¬Â M. Jaffar stated.
Prior to closing the hearing, in addition to granting the Petitioners the time they requested, Jimly Asshiddique as the Chief Justice also suggested the Petitioners and Respondents to present Experts as well as Witnesses within one week. (Mastiur Afrilidiany Pasaribu)
Tuesday, November 27, 2007 | 12:43 WIB 167