Jakarta is no longer the capital, the governor will be appointed by the president News – 7 hours ago


Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – No longer elected through regional elections, the Governor and Deputy Governor of Jakarta will later be appointed directly by the president. This is as stated in the draft Law Draft (RUU) for the Special Region of Jakarta which is a bill proposed by the DPR RI initiative, and has been approved by the DPR in the Plenary Session.

The draft bill in question refers to the document version of the plenary meeting drafting the Bill for the Special Region of Jakarta Province carried out by the DPR Legislation Body and held earlier this week.

The bill states that the Governor and Deputy Governor are appointed and dismissed by the President taking into account the recommendations of the DPRD. The following is the complete text of the Article of the Jakarta Special Region Bill which regulates the appointment of regional heads.


Part Three

Governor and Deputy Governor

Article 10

(1) The Jakarta Special Region Province is led by the Governor and assisted by the Deputy Governor.

(2) The Governor and Deputy Governor are appointed, appointed and dismissed by the President taking into account the proposals or opinions of the DPRD.

(3) The term of office of the Governor and Deputy Governor is 5 (five) years from the date of inauguration and thereafter they can be appointed and reappointed in the same position for only one term of office.

(4) Provisions regarding the appointment, appointment and dismissal of the Governor and Deputy Governor as intended in paragraph (3) are regulated by Government Regulation.

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