LEGAL TIPS

The Law against Illegal Wiretapping

Former Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono complained through a press release on 1 February 2016 that his discussion was illegally wiretapped. To answer whether the wiretap was illegal, let’s look into Article (1) of Law No.19/2016, as a revision to Law No.11/2008 on Electronic Information and Transactions.

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Tax for Antiques

Some people pursue the expensive hobby of collecting antiques. Such hobby is not forbidden in Indonesia, but the tax regulation for antiques is slightly different than the tax regulations for common items.

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The Punishment for Offering Pornographic Contents

In the Indonesian law, pornographic services are shows provided by an individual or business entitity and presented through direct show, cable television, terrestrial television, radio, telephone, the Internet and other means of communication, and through newspapers, magazines and other print media.

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Procedure for Transfer of Shares

The positive effect off the Tax Amnesty Program is the inflow of investments and money stashed by Indonesians to institutions abroad back into the country, which would provide support for the national economy. 

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